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
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St. Leo The Great School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Nearby Private 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)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo Academy Of The Sacred Heart
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 400 students
    1.7 miles
    3860 Main Street
    Buffalo, NY 14226
  • Buffalo
    St. Benedict School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-9 | 200 students
    1.7 miles
    3980 Main St
    Buffalo, NY 14226
  • Buffalo
    Grades: PK-12 | 254 students
    1.8 miles
    4625 Harlem Rd
    Buffalo, NY 14226
  • Buffalo
    Grades: PK-8 | 168 students
    2 miles
    263 Claremont Avenue
    Buffalo, NY 14223
  • Tonawanda
    St Amelia School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 521 students
    2 miles
    2999 Eggert Rd
    Tonawanda, NY 14150

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