Buffalo Academy of Science Charter School

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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, ... More
Academics
5/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
NY State Common Core Regents Exam
Algebra I
30%
State avg: 31%
English
76%
State avg: 66%
Geometry
0%
State avg: 22%
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7/10
College readiness
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A promising sign:

This school is above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
95%
State avg: 79%
AP course participation
12%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
<1%
State avg: 67%
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10/10
Student progress
This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
4/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
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Black
72%
White
11%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
9%
Hispanic
8%
Two or more races
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
11 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
151 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
82%
State avg: 92%
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Neighborhood
190 Franklin Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
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