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West Seneca West Senior High School

Public | 9-12 | 1404 students

 
 

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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Algebra II/Trigonometry

The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

224 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
54%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

223 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
88%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

131 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
82%
English

The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

375 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
92%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

64 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
100%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

313 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
80%
Global History and Geography

The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

366 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
80%
Integrated Algebra

The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

351 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
83%
Italian

The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Living Environment

The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

511 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
94%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
82%
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

146 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
96%
U.S. History and Government

The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

360 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
90%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

Algebra II/Trigonometry

All Students75%
Female81%
Male69%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged78%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population75%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English75%
Non-migrant75%

Chemistry

All Students73%
Female71%
Male76%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English73%
Non-migrant73%

Earth Science

All Students72%
Female67%
Male76%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities54%
General population80%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English72%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%

English

All Students89%
Female92%
Male87%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities58%
General population92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant89%

Geometry

All Students78%
Female81%
Male74%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities58%
General population78%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%

Global History and Geography

All Students83%
Female81%
Male85%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities37%
General population89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant83%

Integrated Algebra

All Students78%
Female80%
Male77%
African American23%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities57%
General population82%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant78%

Living Environment

All Students91%
Female91%
Male91%
African American67%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities54%
General population95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant91%

Physics

All Students66%
Female53%
Male78%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English66%
Non-migrant66%

U.S. History and Government

All Students90%
Female89%
Male91%
African American70%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities61%
General population94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant90%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 2 95% 48%
Hispanic 2 2% 23%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1 1% 9%
Black 1 1% 19%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Two or more races 2 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 20%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 225%N/A43%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 1%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 7%N/A39%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with no valid teaching certificate 0%N/A0%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

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3330 Seneca St
West Seneca, NY 14224
Phone: (716) 677-3350

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