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Amherst Central High School
  • Public
  • AMHERST, NY

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Administration
    grade B
  7. Sports
    grade A minus
  8. Food
    grade B minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Amherst Central High School is a highly rated, public school located in AMHERST, NY. It has 882 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 99% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.

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Amherst Central High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
99%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1240
208 responses
Average ACT
27
66 responses
AP Enrollment
23%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$76,781
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,124
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$216,300
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
78%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 9 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 9 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 19 responses
  • Homecoming Pep Rally
    21%
  • Homecoming football games
    16%
  • School Plays
    16%
  • Senior Skip Day
    11%
  • Writer's Ink
    11%
  • Homecoming
    5%
  • Pi Day
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
882
Free or Reduced Lunch
29%
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$72,635
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
58%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 12 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 12 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 12 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$20,478 / year
National
$12,239
80%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 15 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 15 responses
47%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 15 responses

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