Top 10 Best Buffalo Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 136 public schools serving 75,732 students in Buffalo, NY. Buffalo has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
The top ranked public schools in Buffalo, NY are Williamsville North High School, Williamsville South High School and West Seneca East Senior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Buffalo, NY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the New York public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Buffalo have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New York public schools.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Best Buffalo, NY Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Williamsville North High School
Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1595 Hopkins Rd
Buffalo, NY 14221
(716) 626-8500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,390 students
Rank: #22.
Williamsville South High School
Math: 97% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
5950 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14221
(716) 626-8200
Grades: 9-12
| 887 students
Rank: #33.
West Seneca East Senior High School
Math: 97% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
4760 Seneca St
Buffalo, NY 14224
(716) 677-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 801 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Charter School For Applied Technologies
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
2303 Kenmore Ave
Buffalo, NY 14207
(716) 876-7505
Grades: K-12
| 2,357 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Global Concepts Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1001 Ridge Rd
Buffalo, NY 14218
(716) 821-1903
Grades: K-12
| 945 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Leonardo Da Vinci High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
320 Porter Ave
Buffalo, NY 14201
(716) 816-4380
Grades: 9-12
| 408 students
Rank: #77.
Amherst Central High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
4301 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14226
(716) 362-8100
Grades: 9-12
| 882 students
Rank: #88.
Hutchinson Central Technical High School
Math: 93% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
256 S Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14201
(716) 816-3888
Grades: 9-12
| 1,147 students
Rank: #99.
Sweet Home Senior High School
Math: 97% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1901 Sweet Home Rd
Buffalo, NY 14228
(716) 250-1203
Grades: 9-12
| 1,039 students
Rank: #1010.
John F Kennedy Senior High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
305 Cayuga Creek Rd
Buffalo, NY 14227
(716) 891-6407
Grades: 9-12
| 385 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Buffalo Academy Of Science Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
190 Franklin St
Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 854-2490
Grades: K-12
| 906 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Cleveland Hill High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
105 Mapleview Rd
Buffalo, NY 14225
(716) 836-7200
Grades: 9-12
| 385 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Maryvale High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1050 Maryvale Dr
Buffalo, NY 14225
(716) 631-7481
Grades: 9-12
| 620 students
Rank: #1414.
West Seneca West Senior High School
Math: 95% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3330 Seneca St
Buffalo, NY 14224
(716) 677-3350
Grades: 9-12
| 1,156 students
Rank: #1515.
Cheektowaga High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3600 Union Rd
Buffalo, NY 14225
(716) 686-3602
Grades: 9-12
| 679 students
Rank: #1616.
Western New York Maritime Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
2193 S Park Ave
Buffalo, NY 14220
(716) 842-6289
Grades: 5-12
| 462 students
Rank: #1717.
Tapestry Charter School
Charter School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
65 Great Arrow Ave
Buffalo, NY 14216
(716) 204-5883
Grades: K-12
| 1,080 students
Rank: #1818.
City Honors School
Math: 90% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
186 E North St
Buffalo, NY 14204
(716) 816-4230
Grades: 5-12
| 1,070 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Emerson School Of Hospitality
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
70 W Chippewa St
Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 816-3018
Grades: 9-12
| 437 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Health Sciences Charter School
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1140 Ellicott St
Buffalo, NY 14209
(716) 888-4080
Grades: 9-12
| 360 students
Rank: #2121.
Lackawanna High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
550 Martin Rd
Buffalo, NY 14218
(716) 821-5610
Grades: 9-12
| 513 students
Rank: #2222.
Mckinley Vocational High School
Vocational School
Math: 78% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1500 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14207
(716) 816-4480
Grades: 9-12
| 976 students
Rank: #2323.
Maple East Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1500 Maple Rd
Buffalo, NY 14221
(716) 626-8800
Grades: K-4
| 643 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Buffalo School Of Culinary Arts And Hospitality Management
Vocational School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
75 W Huron St
Buffalo, NY 14201
(716) 816-4777
Grades: 9-12
| 370 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Middle Early College High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2885 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14214
(716) 816-4010
Grades: 9-12
| 322 students
Rank: #2626.
Ps 42 Occupational Training Center
Special Education School
Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2495 Main St-ste 100
Buffalo, NY 14214
(716) 816-3250
Grades: 11
| 70 students
Rank: #2727.
Burgard High School
Vocational School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
400 Kensington Ave
Buffalo, NY 14214
(716) 816-4450
Grades: 9-12
| 471 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Country Parkway Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
35 Hollybrook Dr
Buffalo, NY 14221
(716) 626-9860
Grades: K-4
| 518 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Ps 64 Frederick Law Olmsted
Math: 73% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
874 Amherst St
Buffalo, NY 14216
(716) 816-3420
Grades: PK-4
| 536 students
Rank: #3030.
Harris Hill Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4260 S Harris Hill Rd
Buffalo, NY 14221
(716) 407-9175
Grades: K-5
| 439 students
Rank: #3131.
Sheridan Hill Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4560 Boncrest Dr E
Buffalo, NY 14221
(716) 407-9250
Grades: K-5
| 448 students
Rank: #3232.
Kenmore West Senior High School
Math: 75% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
33 Highland Pky
Buffalo, NY 14223
(716) 874-8401
Grades: 8-12
| 1,378 students
Rank: #3333.
South Park High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
150 Southside Pkwy
Buffalo, NY 14220
(716) 816-4828
Grades: 9-12
| 806 students
Rank: #3434.
Maple West Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
851 Maple Rd
Buffalo, NY 14221
(716) 626-8840
Grades: K-4
| 658 students
Rank: #3535.
Smallwood Drive School
Math: 71% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
300 Smallwood Dr
Buffalo, NY 14226
(716) 362-2100
Grades: K-5
| 611 students
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Buffalo, New York Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
15 Jewett Pkwy
Buffalo, NY 14214
(716) 856-4390
Grades: K-4
| 256 students
900 Mill Rd
Buffalo, NY 14224
(716) 677-3695
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2885 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14214
(716) 816-4250
Grades: 12
| 94 students
10 Days Pky
Buffalo, NY 14201
(716) 816-3210
Grades: PK-2
| 246 students
280 Oak St
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 851-3878
Grades: 7-12
| 249 students
450 Masten Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14209
(716) 816-4220
Grades: 5-12
| 893 students
340 Fougeron St
Buffalo, NY 14211
(716) 816-4140
Grades: PK-8
| 427 students
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 888-7128
Grades: PK-8
| 786 students
404 Edison Ave
Buffalo, NY 14215
(716) 833-5967
Grades: K-6
| 319 students
824 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14209
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
766 E Ferry St
Buffalo, NY 14211
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
50 A St
Buffalo, NY 14211
(716) 816-4120
Grades: PK-2
| 342 students
487 High St
Buffalo, NY 14211
(716) 816-3240
Grades: 3-8
| 167 students
1415 Center Rd
Buffalo, NY 14224
(716) 677-3560
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
820 Northampton St
Buffalo, NY 14211
(716) 816-4520
Grades: 10-12
| 74 students
134 W Eagle St
Buffalo, NY 14211
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
768 E Ferry St
Buffalo, NY 14211
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
10 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 858-7636
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
165 East Utica St.
Buffalo, NY 14209
(716) 888-7007
Grades: PK-8
| 682 students
146 Franklin St
Buffalo, NY 14218
(716) 827-6746
Grades: PK
| 90 students
911 Abbott Rd
Buffalo, NY 14220
(716) 871-6020
Grades: 3-5
| 315 students
567 Kensington Ave
Buffalo, NY 14214
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
110 14th St
Buffalo, NY 14213
(716) 816-4300
Grades: 11-12
| 37 students
33 Ash Street
Buffalo, NY 14204
(716) 851-3777
Grades: PK-4
| 251 students
319 Suffolk St
Buffalo, NY 14215
(716) 816-4330
Grades: 9-12
| 1,149 students
155 Delaware Rd
Buffalo, NY 14217
(716) 874-8403
Grades: 7-8
| 346 students
3200 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14217
(716) 874-8411
Grades: PK
| 234 students
319 Suffolk Ave
Buffalo, NY 14215
(716) 838-7528
Grades: 9-12
| 720 students
370 Lafayette Ave
Buffalo, NY 14213
(716) 816-4358
Grades: 11-12
| 122 students
Mack House (Closed 2004)
Alternative School
1354 Mc Kinley Pky
Buffalo, NY 14218
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
135 Martin Rd
Buffalo, NY 14218
(716) 827-6734
Grades: 3-6
| 535 students
345 Olympic Ave
Buffalo, NY 14215
(716) 816-4020
Grades: PK-6
| 320 students
370 Lafayette Ave
Buffalo, NY 14213
(716) 816-4345
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
888 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14209
(716) 362-3188
Grades: 9-12
| 315 students
100 Poplar Ave
Buffalo, NY 14211
(716) 816-3140
Grades: PK-4
| 421 students
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