Middle Early College High School @ Bennett, Buffalo

Facts and Highlights 2014-15*

Primary Features: Small school size, college course offerings and support, college and career readiness, seminar, advisory
  • Grades: 9-13
  • Students: 343
  • Gender: Female (55%)   Male (45%)
  • Race/Ethnicity: Hispanic: (11%)  Black 77%)  White (17%)  Asian (0) Other (0)
  • Free/Reduced Lunch: 68%
  • Average Daily Attendance: 93%
  • High School Graduation Rate: 82%

College Enrollment Data (2013-14 Cohort)

  • Average credits earned by graduation: 48
  • Average GPA: 2.68
  • 89% Graduates attend 2 year colleges       11 % Graduates attend 4 year colleges

Post Secondary Enrollment

  • 84% of graduates aspire to enroll in a 4 year college or educational institution

Students say the best part of their high school experience is:

  • All the freedom I had. Picking what classes I wanted to take.
  • [Being] a college and high school student at the same time.
  • The challenging work to prepare me for college.
  • Learning how to connect the school life with my own.
* Data gathered and analyzed by NCREST (National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools and Teaching)2014.

NCREST Data for New York

80% of student in MCNC schools in New York State graduate high school and go on to college, compared to 65% from New York State high schools.

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