Canisius High School

Tel: (716)882-0466
Grades: 9-12 | 814 students
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 814 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Canisius High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Nardin Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Catholic Academy West Buffalo (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Catholic Academy West Buffalo (0.2 miles away)
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  • Buffalo
    Grades: PK-8 | 231 students
    0.2 miles
    1069 Delaware Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14209
  • Buffalo
    Nardin Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 941 students
    0.2 miles
    135 Cleveland Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14222
  • Buffalo
    Stanley G Falk School
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 534 students
    0.6 miles
    848 Delaware Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14209
  • Buffalo
    Grades: 9-12 | 218 students
    0.7 miles
    205 Bidwell Parkway
    Buffalo, NY 14222
  • Buffalo
    Westminster Early Childhood Pr
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Grades: PK-K | 216 students
    0.9 miles
    724 Delaware Avenue
    Buffalo, NY 14209

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