Our Lady Of Black Rock School

16 Peter St,
Buffalo, NY, 14207-0142
Tel: (716)873-7497
Grades: K - 9 | 115 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 Kindergarten - 9

Student Body

Total Students 115 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 49%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
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 Nardin Academy (1.6 miles away)
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  • Buffalo Buffalo Seminary
    All-girls 
    205 Bidwell Parkway
    Buffalo , NY , 14222
    (716)885-6780
    All-girls 
    1.1  mi  |  171  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Buffalo
    Elmwood-franklin School
    104 New Amsterdam Ave
    Buffalo , NY , 14216
    (716)877-5035
    1.3  mi  |  343  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Buffalo
    Nardin Academy    
    (Roman Catholic)
    135 Cleveland Ave
    Buffalo , NY , 14222
    (716)881-6262
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.6  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)
    1.6  mi  |  465  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Buffalo
    Nazareth Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    265 Skillen St
    Buffalo , NY , 14207
    (716)876-7709
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1.6  mi  |  26  students  |  Gr.  K-9

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