Top 10 Best Erie County Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 220 public schools serving 121,495 students in Erie County, NY (there are 82 private schools, serving 19,367 private students). 86% of all K-12 students in Erie County, NY are educated in public schools compared to the NY state average of 86%. Erie County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
The top ranked public schools in Erie County, NY are Lancaster High School, Williamsville East High School and Hamburg High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Erie County, NY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the New York public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Erie County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of New York public schools.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Best Erie County Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Lancaster High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1 Forton Dr
Lancaster, NY 14086
(716) 686-3250
Grades: 9-12
| 1,762 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Williamsville East High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
151 Paradise Rd
East Amherst, NY 14051
(716) 626-8400
Grades: 9-12
| 981 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Hamburg High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4111 Legion Dr
Hamburg, NY 14075
(716) 646-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,093 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Orchard Park High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4040 Baker Rd
Orchard Park, NY 14127
(716) 209-6243
Grades: 9-12
| 1,418 students
Rank: #55.
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: #66.
Iroquois Senior High School
Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2111 Girdle Rd
Elma, NY 14059
(716) 652-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 693 students
Rank: #77.
Williamsville South High School
Math: 97% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5950 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14221
(716) 626-8200
Grades: 9-12
| 887 students
Rank: #88.
Clarence Senior High School
Math: 98% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9625 Main St
Clarence, NY 14031
(716) 407-9020
Grades: 8-12
| 1,417 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Grand Island Senior High School
Math: 97% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1100 Ransom Rd
Grand Island, NY 14072
(716) 773-8820
Grades: 9-12
| 942 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
West Seneca East Senior High School
Math: 97% | Reading: 97%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4760 Seneca St
Buffalo, NY 14224
(716) 677-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 801 students
Rank: #1111.
Frontier Senior High School
Math: 97% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
S 4432 Bay View Rd
Hamburg, NY 14075
(716) 926-1720
Grades: 9-12
| 1,378 students
Rank: #12 - 1912. - 19.
Akron High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
47 Bloomingdale Ave
Akron, NY 14001
(716) 542-5030
Grades: 9-12
| 446 students
Rank: #12 - 1912. - 19.
Alden Senior High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13190 Park St
Alden, NY 14004
(716) 937-9116
Grades: 9-12
| 497 students
Rank: #12 - 1912. - 19.
Charter School For Applied Technologies
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2303 Kenmore Ave
Buffalo, NY 14207
(716) 876-7505
Grades: K-12
| 2,357 students
Rank: #12 - 1912. - 19.
Depew High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5201 S Transit Rd
Depew, NY 14043
(716) 686-5095
Grades: 9-12
| 538 students
Rank: #12 - 1912. - 19.
East Aurora High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1003 Center St
East Aurora, NY 14052
(716) 687-2505
Grades: 9-12
| 600 students
Rank: #12 - 1912. - 19.
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: #12 - 1912. - 19.
Holland High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
103 Canada St
Holland, NY 14080
(716) 537-8220
Grades: 9-12
| 245 students
Rank: #12 - 1912. - 19.
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: #2020.
Amherst Central High School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4301 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14226
(716) 362-8100
Grades: 9-12
| 882 students
Rank: #2121.
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: #2222.
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: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Griffith Institute High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
290 N Buffalo St
Springville, NY 14141
(716) 592-3202
Grades: 9-12
| 494 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
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: #25 - 2725. - 27.
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: #25 - 2725. - 27.
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: #25 - 2725. - 27.
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: #2828.
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: #29 - 3029. - 30.
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: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Lake Shore Senior High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
959 Beach Rd
Angola, NY 14006
(716) 926-2310
Grades: 9-12
| 660 students
Rank: #3131.
Western New York Maritime Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2193 S Park Ave
Buffalo, NY 14220
(716) 842-6289
Grades: 5-12
| 462 students
Rank: #3232.
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: #3333.
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: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Emerson School Of Hospitality
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
70 W Chippewa St
Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 816-3018
Grades: 9-12
| 437 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
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
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Erie County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
44 Westfall Dr
Tonawanda, NY 14150
(716) 874-8419
Grades: K-5
| 269 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
1272 Brantn Cllns Rd
Brant, NY 14027
(716) 926-2216
Grades: K-5
| n/a 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
149 Central Ave
Lancaster, NY 14086
(716) 686-3230
Grades: K-3
| n/a students
Po Box 490-middle Rd
Collins, NY 14034
(716) 532-4588
Grades: Inquire with school
| 9 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
11581 Walden Avenue
Alden, NY 14004
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
105 Highland Ave
Tonawanda, NY 14150
(716) 694-6801
Grades: K-5
| 221 students
Hopevale School (Closed 2013)
Special Education School
3780 Howard Rd
Hamburg, NY 14075
(716) 648-1930
Grades: 9-12
| 19 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
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