St. Leo The Great School

903 Sweet Home Road,
Buffalo, NY, 14226-0142
Tel: (716)832-6340
Grades: PK - 8 | 204 students
At St. Leo the Great School our purpose is to love and teach children as Jesus did, to guide them to a deepening of faith, and to enlighten and enrich their lives.
We believe in the power of the individual to lead with compassion, to learn with commitment, and to act with courage.
Students are active participants in their pursuit of knowledge, and their service to God and their community.
We achieve our purpose by word and deed.
Focusing on the needs of each child, we integrate the varied aspects of human knowledge as set forth in the curriculum, and teach according to the strategies of each particular subject.
This process results in continual growth in knowledge and Christian values.
The high quality of education that St. Leo's children receive is a direct reflection of the experience and expertise of our faculty.
We consistently recruit and maintain a staff of teachers with sterling accreditation.
We attract these top quality faculty members by allocating 80% of tuition directly to faculty salaries and benefits.
This also explains why St. Leo's is able to maintain a remarkable student to teacher ratio of 18:1.
Insistence on a superior faculty has demonstrable rewards.
Our students' mean scores for Terranovas are in the 88th percentile nationally.
Most students who graduate subsequently enroll in respected private high schools.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 204 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 18%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade St. Leo The Great School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Buffalo Academy Of The Sacred Heart (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Benedict School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Park School Of Buffalo (1.8 miles away)
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  • Buffalo St. Benedict School
    (Roman Catholic)
    3980 Main St
    Buffalo , NY , 14226
    (716)835-2518
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.7  mi  |  200  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo Academy Of The Sacred Heart
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    3860 Main Street
    Buffalo , NY , 14226
    (716)834-2101
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    1.7  mi  |  400  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Buffalo
    The Park School Of Buffalo
    (Nonsectarians)
    4625 Harlem Rd
    Buffalo , NY , 14226
    (716)839-1242
    (Nonsectarians)
    1.8  mi  |  235  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Tonawanda St. Amelia School
    (Roman Catholic)
    2999 Eggert Road
    Tonawanda , NY , 14150
    (716)836-2230
    (Roman Catholic)
    2  mi  |  555  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Buffalo Kadimah School Of Buffalo
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    1085 Eggert Road
    Buffalo , NY , 14226
    (716)836-6903
    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    2.1  mi  |  142  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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