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  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    C
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A
Niagara Falls City School District is a public school district located in Niagara Falls, NY. It has 6,947 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 33% of students are at least proficient in math and 33% in reading.
Address
630 66th St
Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Telephone
(716) 286-4205
Website

Niagara Falls City School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
33%
Percent Proficient - Math
33%
Average Graduation Rate
71%
Average SAT
1090
104 responses
Average ACT
25
9 responses
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Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
6,947
Free or Reduced Lunch
74.8%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$80,691
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%

Finances

Total Expenses
$130,877,000
Expenses Per Student
$24,264/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    62%
  • Support Services
    35%
  • Other
    3%

Niagara Falls City School District Reviews

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I think it would be best to just start it all over! I really feel, as a parent, that most staff in the school district staff only care about getting money for the schools! There have been times where my kids have went directly to a teacher with relevant issues, then myself, and then myself to someone "higher up" for my kids success. They seem to think NO parents care about their kids education or that no student cares about their own education. My kids are almost through their school career so it is most likely too late for them but their will be more! There have been secretaries in the office that seem to be more involved or care more about the students than principals or teachers. I cannot believe the things I have to buy or send money in for on top of all the grants and such they get.
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More effort towards understanding kids acting out. More effort to deter bullying. Schools are unsafe because the adults lack effort to change safety issues. More effort placed on getting kids college ready. GET RID OF COMMON CORE. Better notification of upcoming events so parents can arrange their schedules to attend things like financial aid night held at the school. Take examples from other schools around the country who have zero tolerance policies when it comes to bullying. Require more out of parents, and if compliance is refused, consequences must be in place. Keep whats working, like BOCES. Reward good behavior, of everyone, including teachers, admins, students, and yes..even parents!
I love all the extra curricular activities that are available at my school. No matter what you like to do- sports, theater, chorus, computers, clubs- there is a group for you!