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2023 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,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I came into Nichols as a Junior, and loved the campus and teaching style. There is no NYS regents exams which allows the teachers to spend more time on confusing topics and skip easier ones.....

    Read 86 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 567,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Private High Schools in Buffalo Area.

    Buffalo Seminary

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    Private School,

    BUFFALO, NY,

    9-12,

    119 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I am a rising senior at Buffalo Seminary currently, and have greatly enjoyed my time here. This school is incredibly welcoming and all of the students and teachers are very encouraging. I've had a....

    Read 119 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 160,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

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

    P.S. 195 - City Honors School

    Buffalo City School District, NY,

    5-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says City Honors is a great school for students who are looking for exceptional college readiness. The academics here are challenging, as students are offered a wide variety of AP and IB classes to....

    Read 223 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,070,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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

    Clarence Senior High School

    Clarence Central School District, NY,

    8-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says As far as high schools go, it's not too bad. Most teachers are great, know what they're talking about, expect much and yet are pretty understanding. There's a wide variety of classes to take at any...There are some downsides, tho. I transferred from a small private school in the middle of a pandemic, and it's really easy to feel lost and lonely if you don't get plugged into clubs or have a good....

    Read 283 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,417,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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

    Christian Central Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    WILLIAMSVILLE, NY,

    PK, K-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I'm a senior at Christian Central Academy and have attended since kindergarten, I love it! The teachers really care about the students and the culture of the school is one of growth and love. It is....

    Read 47 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 260,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  6. #5 Best Public High Schools in Buffalo Area.

    Amherst Central High School

    Amherst Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I love the community of people and teachers. Teachers are willing to help and student in need. When it comes to extra help days, teachers are great a following an extra help schedule. The music....

    Read 101 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 882,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  7. #8 Best Public High Schools in Buffalo Area.

    Lancaster High School

    Lancaster Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Lancaster High School has been great! In my opinion, the faculty and staff here do a great job at creating an adaptable and supportive learning environment. There's almost an endless....

    Read 300 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,762,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

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

    St. Francis High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    HAMBURG, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says Choosing St.Francis High School for my 2 sons (Class of 2017 and Class of 2020)was the best decision we made for them. My boys received an excellent education and went to college fully prepared for....

    Read 87 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 470,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  9. #11 Best Public High Schools in Buffalo Area.

    Sweet Home Senior High School

    Sweet Home Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I loved my time at Sweet Home! All of the teachers were very nice and you could tell they genuinely wanted to see you succeed. They always offered extra help during their free periods if you needed....

    Read 153 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,039,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  10. #12 Best Public High Schools in Buffalo Area.

    Hamburg High School

    Hamburg Central School District, NY,

    9-12,

    214 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Hamburg is a great school with many attributes. We have supportive staff and students for the most part, though there are always a few exceptions to that rule. Students at Hamburg are typically....

    Read 214 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 1,093,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  11. #11 Best Private High Schools in Buffalo Area.

    Mount St. Mary Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    KENMORE, NY,

    9-12,

    71 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Mount has provided me with a fantastic education, supportive teachers and great friends. I’m very thankful to have received such wonderful skills, including writing, public speaking, performing, and....

    Read 71 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 317,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

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