Transit Middle School

Overview

Student Enrollment
971
Best Middle School in New York
#34
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 5th grade to 9th grade
School District WILLIAMSVILLE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (716)626-8700
 Location 8730 TRANSIT RD
EAST AMHERST, NY 14051
Charter School No

Transit Middle School has an academic rating significantly above the average for New York middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 34th in the best public middle schools in New York.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Transit Middle School student body is mostly White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White77.2%750
Black1.3%13
Hispanic2.4%23
Asian Pacific15%146
Native American Indian0.5%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races3.5%34

Family Income

vs. other New York middle schools
Upper 7%

6.8% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the New York middle school median of 44.9%. By this measure, TRANSIT MIDDLE SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 56th in New York for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
5th Grade220
6th Grade244
7th Grade254
8th Grade253
Total971

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
68%
Rank in New York
34th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Transit Middle School scored an average 68% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the New York State Education Department. Performance is significantly above the state middle school median of 33% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 5.1% of New York middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls69%75%
Boys71%60%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander85% to 89%*80% to 84%*
Blackless than 50%*less than 50%*
Hispanic40% to 59%*40% to 59%*
Multiracial60% to 79%*40% to 59%*
White68%65%
With Disabilites20% to 29%*11% to 19%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%12%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New York Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New York Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.9%19
Boys2.9%15
Girls0.8%4
New York Median3.4%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.6%6
Boys1.2%6
Girls0%0

Location

Transit Middle School
8730 TRANSIT RD
EAST AMHERST, NY
14051
(716)626-8700

10 out of 10 1

District

WILLIAMSVILLE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
EAST AMHERST, NY