School Details

Seventy Ninth Street School

551 79th St, Niagara Falls, NY 14304
(716) 278-7900
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-6 411 students 18 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

Test Scores by grade

15%
14%
32%
32%
21%
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
  • Niagara Falls City School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

26%
26%
33%
14%
24%
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
  • Niagara Falls City School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

24%
18%
30%
17%
24%
40%

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
  • Niagara Falls City School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

9%
16%
29%
3%
17%
38%

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
  • Niagara Falls City School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Seventy Ninth Street School is a public middle school in Niagara Falls. The principal of Seventy Ninth Street School is MS. DIANE COTY and can be contacted at pkuciewski@nfschools.net. 411 students attend Seventy Ninth Street School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Native American or Native Alaskan; and Multiracial. 0% of the Seventy Ninth Street School students are "limited in English proficiency." 63% of the 411 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Seventy Ninth Street School is 18:1. Lasalle Preparatory School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 78% 56%
Native American or Native Alaskan 2% 4%
Multiracial 2% %
Hispanic 2% 3%
Black, non-Hispanic 16% 36%
Asian 1% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 63% 74%
Limited English proficiency 0% 1%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    i go to this school and it is sooo kool

  • (11 years ago)

    The teachers and the new principal at 79th Street School are exceptionally well qualified for their positions and our son is thriving there.The parent involvement is excellent and I also contribute to the classroom and PTT.I feel the school is A-1 and continuing to excel.

  • (11 years ago)

    i went to this school as do my 2 school age children now. i think it is the best elementary in the city.

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