Business First has rated the academic performance of 287 public and private elementary schools in the eight counties of Western New York, based on four years of test data from the New York State Education Department. Schools are listed from top to bottom in the following list.
You can also see the rankings in a series of databases that can be accessed by clicking here.
The following abbreviations have been used: CS-Charter School, EMS-Elementary-Middle School, ES-Elementary School, HS-High School, IS-Intermediate School, JHS-Junior High School, JSHS-Junior-Senior High School, MHS-Middle-High School, MS-Middle School, PS-Primary School, SHS-Senior High School, VHS-Vocational High School.
Each school is followed by the name of the district that operates it (if it's a public school) or the district where it is located (if it's a private school).
Find all 287 schools in order of rank by clicking on this link: