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Nichols School
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  • Private
  • BUFFALO, NY

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

All Nichols School students from grades 5-12 are learning on campus, five days per week. Additional health guidelines are in effect for all classes and events on the school campus, in line with guidances and mandates from the Erie County Department of Health and the New York State Department of Health.

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$25,700
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
33%
Average Financial Aid
$13,300
From Nichols School

At Nichols School, students are encouraged every day not only to be accepting of challenge, but excited by it. Through caring guidance and unwavering support, they are inspired to face academic, athletic, creative and social growth with confidence and determination. The ease with which our students approach new learning opportunities becomes a mark of their characters, opening doors for them throughout their lives.

Our world-class faculty constantly encourage the exploration of new ideas to expand curriculum and bring it vividly to life. The result is an exciting learning environment that transcends the classroom.

Nichols is a place where students share feelings of familiarity, trust and belonging. With over 35 student organizations, 20 varsity sports, three international exchange programs and leading-edge programs in music, dance, theatre and art, students of all ages have countless opportunities to explore and enrich themselves every day.

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Nichols School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1300
183 responses
Average ACT
29
104 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
76%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 17 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 17 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 42 responses
  • TOGA
    24%
  • Basketball and hockey games.
    21%
  • Spirit Day
    21%
  • Musical Moments
    12%
  • Senior Week
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    7%
  • Homecoming
    2%

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Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
567
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 17 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 17 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 17 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 20 responses
Poll
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 20 responses
Poll
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 20 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 14 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 14 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 14 responses

Living in the Area

grade unavailable
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade unavailable
  2. Good for Families
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade unavailable
Median Household Income
$66,694
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$841
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$231,000
National
$217,500

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