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2023 Best Schools in the Buffalo Area

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

    Nichols School

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    Private School,

    BUFFALO, NY,

    5-12,

    87 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 87 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,

    118 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 118 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,

    285 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 285 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,417,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  5. #7 Best Public Elementary Schools in Buffalo Area.

    Maple West Elementary School

    Williamsville Central School District, NY,

    K-4,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Our children started school here only this year. So far we are impressed by the hard-working, friendly, and dedicated Principal as well as the faculty members.The school embraces diversity and welcomes students from various background including immigrants. It teaches acceptance and instills other good social values to the students.As we also have a child with special needs, we found the support and services provided by her teachers, psychologist, and therapies to be very helpful and kind. The PTA is also active and has been....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 658,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

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

    Christian Central Academy

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    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,

  7. #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,

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