Buffalo school information

IndexBuffaloNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores41%64%68%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools1064,06079,235
Total private schools421,09224,875
Total post-secondary schools134837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Buffalo are 39% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 106 public schools in Buffalo.
  • 79.1% of people in Buffalo have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.1% of people in Buffalo have completed high school.
  • 24.7% of people in Buffalo have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Buffalo

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  • Aloma D Johnson Community Charter School833 Michigan AveGrades: KG - 04Students: 301 · Ratio: 19:152
  • Alternative High School1369 BroadwayGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Ben Franklin Elementary School500 Parkhurst BlvdGrades: PK - 05Students: 574 · Ratio: 14:166
  • Ben Franklin Middle School540 Parkhurst BlvdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 502 · Ratio: 10:167
  • Bennett High School2885 Main StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 848 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Bennett Park Montessori School342 Clinton AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 851 · Ratio: 16:134
  • Bilingual Center157 Elk StGrades: PK - 08Students: 512 · Ratio: 13:124
  • Buffalo Academy For The Visual And Perform Arts450 Masten AveGrades: 05 - 12Students: 837 · Ratio: 14:148
  • Buffalo Academy Of Science Charter School190 Franklin StGrades: 07 - 12Students: 382 · Ratio: 15:138
  • Buffalo Elementary School Of Technology414 S Division StGrades: PK - 08Students: 589 · Ratio: 11:116
  • Buffalo United Charter School325 Manhattan AveGrades: KG - 08Students: 614 · Ratio: 17:161
  • Build Academy340 Fougeron StGrades: PK - 08Students: 628 · Ratio: 15:116
  • Burgard Vocational High School400 Kensington AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 602 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Charles A Lindbergh Elementary School184 Irving TerGrades: KG - 05Students: 513 · Ratio: 14:177
  • Charter School For Applied Technologies2303 Kenmore AveGrades: KG - 12Students: 1,609 · Ratio: 17:157
  • City Honors School At Fosdick Masten Park186 E North StGrades: 05 - 12Students: 887 · Ratio: 14:184
  • Community Charter School404 Edison AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 334 · Ratio: 13:129
  • Community School 53 At 4425 S Park AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 392 · Ratio: 10:1n/a
  • D Youville Porter Campus255 Porter AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 644 · Ratio: 16:130
  • Discovery School911 Abbott RdGrades: PK - 08Students: 578 · Ratio: 15:169
  • Dr Antonia Pantoja Community School Of Academic Ex370 Normal AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 457 · Ratio: 10:130
  • Dr Charles R Drew Science Magnet 9050 A StreetGrades: PK - 02Students: 386 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Dr George Blackman Ecc2358 Main StGrades: PK - 04Students: 483 · Ratio: 15:139
  • Dr Lydia T Wright Sch Of Excellence106 Appenheimer StGrades: PK - 08Students: 859 · Ratio: 15:127
  • Dr Martin Luther King, Jr Multicultural Institute487 High StGrades: PK - 08Students: 729 · Ratio: 11:118
  • East High School820 Northampton StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 61 · Ratio: 11:1n/a
  • Elmwood Village Charter School124 Elmwood AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 199 · Ratio: 12:175
  • Emerson School Of Hospitality70 W Chippewa StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 461 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Enterprise Charter School275 Oak StGrades: KG - 08Students: 405 · Ratio: 14:135
  • Frank A Sedita School 3021 Lowell PlGrades: PK - 08Students: 724 · Ratio: 10:131
  • Frederick Olmsted 561405 Sycamore StGrades: 05 - 11Students: 49 · Ratio: 15:168
  • Frederick Olmsted 64 At 783145 Olympic AveGrades: PK - 04Students: 512 · Ratio: 14:183
  • Grabiarz Campus School 79225 Lawn AveGrades: 05 - 08Students: 369 · Ratio: 10:128
  • Harriet Ross Tubman Academy212 Stanton StGrades: PK - 08Students: 483 · Ratio: 12:116
  • Harvey Austin School 971405 Sycamore StGrades: PK - 05Students: 329 · Ratio: 9:124
  • Health Sciences Charter School1140 Ellicott StreetGrades: 09 - 09Students: 95 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Herbert Hoover Elementary School199 Thorncliff RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 586 · Ratio: 13:174
  • Herbert Hoover Middle School249 Thorncliff RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 651 · Ratio: 10:168
  • Herman Badillo Community School315 Carolina StGrades: PK - 08Students: 62 · Ratio: 9:119
  • Highgate Heights600 Highgate AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 569 · Ratio: 13:121
  • Hutchinson Central Technical High School256 S Elmwood AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,069 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • International Preparatory School At Grover Clevela333 Clinton StGrades: 05 - 12Students: 431 · Ratio: 14:122
  • International School141 Hoyt StGrades: PK - 08Students: 879 · Ratio: 12:135
  • Kenmore West Senior High School33 Highland PkyGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,461 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • King Center Charter School938 Genesee StGrades: KG - 05Students: 176 · Ratio: 18:146
  • Lafayette High School370 Lafayette AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 678 · Ratio: 11:1n/a
  • Leonardo Da Vinci High School320 Porter AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 384 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Lorraine Elementary School71 Lorraine StGrades: PK - 08Students: 591 · Ratio: 13:147
  • Lovejoy Discovery School 43161 Benzinger StGrades: PK - 08Students: 538 · Ratio: 13:138
  • Mckinley Vocational High School1500 Elmwood AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,098 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Native American Magnet97 W Delavan AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 438 · Ratio: 11:140
  • Oracle Charter School888 Delaware AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 336 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Pine Hill Education Center1635 E Delevan AveGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Pinnacle Charter School115 Ash StGrades: KG - 08Students: 534 · Ratio: 11:139
  • Ps 17156 Newburgh StGrades: PK - 04Students: 426 · Ratio: 20:127
  • Ps 27 Hillery Park Academy73 Pawnee PkwyGrades: PK - 08Students: 576 · Ratio: 13:149
  • Ps 37 Futures Academy295 Carlton StGrades: PK - 08Students: 57 · Ratio: 11:111
  • Ps 42 Occupational Training Center2495 Main StGrades: 04 - 12Students: 368 · Ratio: 9:1n/a
  • Ps 59 Dr Charles Drew Science Magnet1 Ml King Jr ParkGrades: 03 - 08Students: 47 · Ratio: 16:122
  • Ps 611409 E Delavan AveGrades: PK - 04Students: 316 · Ratio: 11:128
  • Ps 65 Roosevelt Academy249 Skillen StGrades: PK - 04Students: 369 · Ratio: 14:140
  • Ps 66 North Park Academy780 Parkside AveGrades: 05 - 08Students: 423 · Ratio: 15:124
  • Ps 69 Houghton Academy1725 Clinton StGrades: PK - 08Students: 524 · Ratio: 14:148
  • Ps 74 Hamlin Park Elementary School126 Donaldson RdGrades: PK - 09Students: 513 · Ratio: 11:120
  • Ps 81167 E Utica StGrades: PK - 08Students: 709 · Ratio: 16:158
  • Ps 82230 Easton AveGrades: PK - 04Students: 475 · Ratio: 12:127
  • Ps 84462 Grider StGrades: KG - 12Students: 68 · Ratio: 7:1n/a
  • Riverside Institute Of Technology51 Ontario StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 762 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • South Buffalo Charter School2219 S Park AveGrades: KG - 08Students: 667 · Ratio: 14:162
  • South Park High School150 Southside ParkwayGrades: 09 - 12Students: 817 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Southside Elementary School430 Southside ParkwayGrades: PK - 08Students: 1,047 · Ratio: 13:137
  • Stanley Makowski Early Childhood Center1095 Jefferson AveGrades: PK - 04Students: 873 · Ratio: 14:129
  • Tapestry Charter School65 Great Arrow AveGrades: KG - 12Students: 548 · Ratio: 12:165
  • The Math Science Technology Preparatory School At101 Hertel AveGrades: 05 - 12Students: 387 · Ratio: 10:122
  • Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School283 Washington AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 389 · Ratio: 12:161
  • Thomas Jefferson Elementary School250 Athens BlvdGrades: KG - 05Students: 303 · Ratio: 13:172
  • Waterfront School95 4Th StGrades: PK - 08Students: 915 · Ratio: 16:124
  • West Hertel Elementary School489 Hertel AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 557 · Ratio: 11:123
  • Western New York Maritime Charter School266 Genesee StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 319 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Westminster Community Charter SchoolPo Box 3352Grades: KG - 08Students: 562 · Ratio: 12:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Buffalo

IndexBuffaloNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade79.1%83.2%83.8%
Completed high school77.1%81.6%82.4%
Completed some college55.3%58.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree34.1%42.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors24.7%33.7%29.3%
Completed masters11.0%14.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.1%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.4%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Buffalo (high school & post-secondary)

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Hamburg, NY9,48282%20%
Buffalo, NY259,95941%39%

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Source: The Buffalo, NY education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.