Our Lady Of Black Rock School

16 Peter St,
Buffalo, NY, 14207-0142
     Tel: (716)873-7497
Grades: PK - 8 | 109 students
Our Lady of Black Rock School’s philosophy of Catholic education is to provide the students with a caring atmosphere where they would reach their full potential spiritually, morally, academically and socially.
Discipline based on love, respect and understanding, is the School’s means to communicate values through all aspects of the curriculum.
Our Catholic school philosophy, which leads to specific goals, guides the relationship among students, faculty and parents and is present both within and outside the traditional classroom environment.
These specific objectives are to work closely with parents to develop a healthy value system to promote good discipline by developing character and self-control, which is essential to the growth of each student; to develop the idea that Religion is a way of life and as such is to be interwoven into each person's undertakings and activities; to encourage the parent to become more involved in the school life of their child; to provide an atmosphere of respect in which students and parents experience the commitment of the faculty who share a common Faith and value system.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 109 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 50%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Our Lady Of Black Rock School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Buffalo Seminary (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elmwood-franklin School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Elmwood-franklin School (1.3 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BuffaloBuffalo Seminary
    All-girls
    205 Bidwell Parkway
    BuffaloNY14222
    (716)885-6780
    All-girls
    1.1 mi | 171 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BuffaloElmwood-franklin School
    104 New Amsterdam Ave
    BuffaloNY14216
    (716)877-5035
    1.3 mi | 315 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • BuffaloNardin Academy
      (Roman Catholic)
    135 Cleveland Ave
    BuffaloNY14222
    (716)881-6262
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.6 mi | 941 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • BuffaloNazareth Lutheran School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    265 Skillen St
    BuffaloNY14207
    (716)876-7709
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1.6 mi | 26 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • BuffaloNichols School
    1250 Amherst St
    BuffaloNY14216
    (716)332-6325
    1.6 mi | 580 students | Gr. 5-12                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Homeschool or Private School?
Homeschool or Private School?
What do you do when you are dissatisfied with your local public schools? Homeschool your children? Send them to private school? Let's look at your options.
Religious Schools: An Overview
Your religion matters to you. You want your child to attend a school which will combine academics and religious education. Here is an overview of what is available together with some links to denominational web sites.
7 Ways to Improve Your Math Scores
Add things up and you'll quickly find the answer- math is crucial both in academics and the real world. By following these strategies and following personal training programs, students can uncover their weaknesses and conquer math.
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Buffalo, NY is $5,540 for elementary schools and $11,558 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Buffalo, NY is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).