School Details

Ps 61

1409 E Delavan Ave, Buffalo, NY 14215
(716) 816-3400
1

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-4 291 students 10 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

Test Scores by grade

0%
13%
32%
5%
16%
42%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2014
  • Buffalo City School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

5%
15%
33%
8%
16%
43%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2014
  • Buffalo City School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Ps 61 is a public elementary school in Buffalo. The principal of Ps 61 is MS. LAURA HARRIS and can be contacted at lharris@buffaloschools.org. 291 children attend Ps 61 and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. 0% of the Ps 61 students have "limited English proficiency." 98% of the 291 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Ps 61 is 10:1. Ps 82 is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 94% 57%
Multiracial 2% %
Hispanic 2% 15%
White, non-Hispanic 2% 24%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 98% 79%
Limited English proficiency 0% 11%

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