Graduation-Scholarship Information

Graduation/Scholarship Information

Regents diplomas: The percentage of students graduating with a regents diplomas has increased over the recent years at McKinley as the State and District’s standards have increased. Over 75% of students earn their regents diploma.  While the number (4) of students earning their advanced regents diploma is still small many more students are attempting to challenge themselves to seek this distinction.

Local diplomas:  The percentage of students graduating with a local diploma is approximately 22%.

Percent of students accepted to college: 85% of graduating seniors are accepted to college.

Scholarships: Graduates from McKinley earned over 1 ½ million dollars in scholarships this past school year.

AIM-IRS Scholarship

Alpha Kappa Alpha Scholarship Award

American Youth Foundation Award

Buffalo Chapter of the Links Scholarship

Buffalo State Academic Scholarship

Canisius Academic Scholarship

Canisius College Urban Leadership Learning Community Scholars Program

CAO Scholarship

Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo Scholarship

Construction Exchange Education Foundation

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship

D'Youville College Academic Excellence Award

Emedico Scholarship

Ernst F. Gagnon Scholarship

Imagine America Scholarship

Junior League of Buffalo Scholarship

Louis Zaffram Memorial Scholarship

McKinley Alumni Association Award

Medaille College Academic Award

Niagara Frontier Industry Education Council

NYS Lottery Leaders of Tomorrow

NYS Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Philip Germolik Conservation Award

Phillips Brothers Supply Award

Praxair Graduation Awards

SUNY Fredonia Empire State Diverstiy Honors Award

Tamario Burkett Memorial Scholarship

University at Buffalo Academic Excellence Award

Wegmens Scholarship