Best Public Schools in East Amherst, NY


The city of East Amherst, New York is home to 4 schools that are part of the Williamsville Central School District, which is ranked 89 out of 866 school districts in New York and has a 4-star rating from SchoolDigger. The district serves students from elementary through high school, with 1 elementary school, 2 middle schools, and 1 high school.

Among the standout schools in the district is Williamsville East High School, which is ranked 65th out of 1,228 high schools in New York and has a 5-star rating. The school consistently performs at a high level, ranking 20th in 2020-2021, 72nd in 2021-2022, and 65th in 2022-2023. It boasts an impressive 95.7% four-year graduation rate and a low 1.9% dropout rate. Another standout is Transit Middle School, which is ranked 61st out of 1,500 middle schools in New York and also has a 5-star rating. The school has consistently high performance, ranking 139th in 2020-2021, 71st in 2021-2022, and 61st in 2022-2023, with exceptional test scores across all grade levels.

The district's elementary school, Dodge Elementary School, is also a standout, ranked 204th out of 2,439 elementary schools in New York and with a 5-star rating. The school has consistently high performance, ranking 450th in 2020-2021, 184th in 2021-2022, and 204th in 2022-2023, and impressive test scores with over 80% proficiency in ELA and Math for 3rd and 4th graders. The school's low student-to-teacher ratio of 9.9 suggests a focus on individualized attention and support for younger students.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the WNYC and the New York State Department of Health and the NY State Education Department.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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