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Williamsville East High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,062
Best High School in New York
#21
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District WILLIAMSVILLE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (716)626-8400
 Location 151 PARADISE RD
EAST AMHERST, NY 14051
Charter School No

Williamsville East High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for New York high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 21st in the best public high schools in New York.

Demographics

Race

The Williamsville East High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White77.2%820
Black2%21
Hispanic2.4%25
Asian Pacific15.5%165
Native American Indian0.6%6
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races2.4%25

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 6.2%

6.7% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the New York high school median of 39%. By this measure, WILLIAMSVILLE EAST HIGH SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 57th in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman261
Sophomore274
Junior262
Senior265
Total1,062

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
97%

10 out of 10

Rank: 52nd in New York

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students97%
New York Median87%
Percentile95%
White95% or more*
Black50% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*
Asian Pacific90% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged80% or more*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 30th in New York

Students at Williamsville East High School scored an average 99% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the New York State Education Department. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 92% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1% of New York high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls95% or more*95% or more*
Boys95% or more*95% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander90% or more*90% or more*
Black50% or more*50% or more*
Hispanicsuppressed*suppressed*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White95% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilites80% or more*80% or more*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 247th in New York

239 out of 527 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (45%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the New York median rate of 27% and in the top 27% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 70th in New York

Williamsville East High School offers 17 AP courses. 27 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 75% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Williamsville East High School had 280 taking AP exams with a 253 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 85% percentile and well above the state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 90% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 27% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 9%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 21%
AP Courses Offered 17

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate16%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%

Safety and Discipline

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 Students3%32
Boys4.3%22
Girls1.8%10
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.3%14
Boys2.3%12
Girls0.4%2

Location

Williamsville East High School
151 PARADISE RD
EAST AMHERST, NY
14051
(716)626-8400

10 out of 10 1

District

WILLIAMSVILLE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
EAST AMHERST, NY