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2024 Best High Schools in the Buffalo Area

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Buffalo Area.

    Nichols School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BUFFALO, NY,

    5-12,

    95 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Personally, as a kid who went through this school for 8 years, this school holds a special place in my heart. So, I feel I have a lot I can say about this school. For starters this school has a lot....

    Read 95 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 567,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #1 Best Public High Schools in Buffalo Area.

    Williamsville East High School

    Williamsville Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    289 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says As a student of Williamsville East Highschool, I can comfortably say, that this school offers one of the best public education for High Schoolers in the Buffalo Area. With an incredible teaching....

    Read 289 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 962,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  3. #3 Best Public High Schools in Buffalo Area.

    Williamsville North High School

    Williamsville Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    371 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Williamsville North High School is a great environment that prepares students very well for college. There are plenty of academic opportunities for students to excel at and put on their resume. The....

    Read 371 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,352,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  4. #4 Best Public High Schools in Buffalo Area.

    East Aurora High School

    East Aurora Union Free School District, NY,

    9-12,

    129 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I can thank East Aurora High School for nearly all of my success during high school. The amount of opportunities granted to me by my school range from academics, leadership, and community service. I....

    Read 129 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 555,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  5. #5 Best Public High Schools in Buffalo Area.

    Amherst Central High School

    Amherst Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    106 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Many students see this review and immediatley think of ways to rip on their school. Sure, there's plenty of small annoyances that I could complain about. The sweaty climb up 4 flights of stairs going...If there is one thing I need to highlight about Amherst High School, it's the Music/Arts programs. The chorale director, Mr. Pomietlarz, is an incredible teacher, recently winning the ECMEA....

    Read 106 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 875,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  6. #7 Best Private High Schools in Buffalo Area.

    Bishop Timon-St. Jude High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BUFFALO, NY,

    9-12,

    27 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says After transferring in from another well known institution where you are just a #, we had no idea the unbelievable positive impact this school would have on our family and son. We learned alot about....

    Read 27 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 245,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  7. #7 Best Public High Schools in Buffalo Area.

    Clarence Senior High School

    Clarence Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    293 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My overall experience with Clarence Senior High School has been amazing. Ever since freshman year, I have been able to participate in different clubs and outside activities to create new connections....

    Read 293 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,339,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  8. #8 Best Private High Schools in Buffalo Area.

    St. Francis High School

    Private School,

    HAMBURG, NY,

    9-12,

    90 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I had an incredibly memorable experience. I was encouraged to do as much as I can, regarding clubs and sports. I played volleyball all four years, and I'm very glad I did. I made close friend that I....

    Read 90 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 470,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  9. #9 Best Private High Schools in Buffalo Area.

    Nardin Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    BUFFALO, NY,

    PK, K-12,

    231 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have had an incredible experience at Nardin Academy. My freshmen year, I was a little disappointed when there were restrictions, due to Covid, on the fun activities and sports that I was looking....

    Read 231 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 913,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 10 to 1,

  10. #10 Best Public High Schools in Buffalo Area.

    Sweet Home Senior High School

    Sweet Home Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    160 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says When I first began at Sweet Home, it was a huge transition for me. The school was way larger than my previous school and to top it off, I began in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. I would love to....

    Read 160 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,040,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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