Canisius High School

1180 Delaware Ave,
Buffalo, NY, 14209
Tel: (716)882-0466
Canisius is a Catholic, Jesuit, independent college preparatory school, grades 9 through 12, serving young men of diverse backgrounds from all over Western New York.
Our mission is to challenge students to strive for excellence as critical thinkers and effective communicators who are open to growth, intellectually competent, religiously oriented, loving, and committed to justice.
At Canisius, students come first, academic excellence matters, and teachers are dedicated to helping each and every student find success.
The distinguished and rigorous academic program, based upon a liberal arts curriculum, is designed to prepare students for college.
Additionally, Canisius students have the opportunity to take many honors and advanced placement level courses.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 810 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 14%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Canisius High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Nardin Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nardin Academy Montessori School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Nardin Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • Buffalo Nardin Academy Montessori School
    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    700 W Ferry St
    Buffalo , NY , 14222
    (716)881-6262
    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    0.2  mi  |  157  students  |  Gr.  K-4
  • Buffalo
    Catholic Academy West Buffalo
    (Roman Catholic)
    1069 Delaware Ave
    Buffalo , NY , 14209
    (716)885-6111
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.2  mi  |  232  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Buffalo
    Nardin Academy    
    (Roman Catholic)
    135 Cleveland Ave
    Buffalo , NY , 14222
    (716)881-6262
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.2  mi  |  941  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Buffalo
    Nardin Academy High School
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    135 Cleveland Avenue
    Buffalo , NY , 14222
    (716)881-6262
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    0.2  mi  |  465  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Buffalo
    Stanley G Falk School
    Special Education School
    848 Delaware Ave
    Buffalo , NY , 14209
    (716)882-0090
    Special Education School
    0.6  mi  |  534  students  |  Gr.  PK

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