|Just Rank It.|
The much respected Buffalo Business First has published the 2012-13 rankings of the local schools and school districts. The publication also ranks the pay of top 1,000 school employees. This is a summation of where Hamburg Central Schools fit into the listing.
Hamburg Central School District ranks #10 / 97 districts Top 20 %
Hamburg High School ranks 22 / 135 high schools Top 20%
Hamburg Middle School ranks 42 / 208 middle schools Top 25%
Charlotte Avenue ranks 28 / 281 elementary schools Top 10%
Union Pleasant ranks 58 / 281 elementary schools Top 25%
Armor School ranks 74 / 281 elementary schools Top 30 %
Boston Valley School ranks 102 / 281 elementary schools Top 40%
Kudos to Charlotte Avenue!
“Charlotte Avenue is a great school, it’s small, it’s fun and it’s really cool.”
Business First Ranks the pay of the top salaries of school personnel, in this category Hamburg Administrators have high marks. The Business First list ranks salaries only- this does not take into consideration the generous benefits packages enjoyed.
Superintendent Steven Achramovitch's $170,000
ranks 13 / 1,000 Top 2 %
Former Associate Superintendent Gregg Davis fatten up his final average salary at $141,700 ranking #67 / 1,000 Top 10%
High School Principal Michael Gallagher's $132, 466 ranks 115 / 1,000 Top 20%
Union Pleasant Principal Jackie Peffer's $127,462 ranks 147 / 1,000 Top 20 %
So, when the Board of Education thinks it is time to fatten up the administrative cats, they might want to take into consideration the performance of the administrative departments and schools assigned to each principal.