The Park School Of Buffalo

4625 Harlem Rd
Buffalo, NY 14226-0142
Tel: (716)839-1242
Grades: PK-12 | 254 students
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The student-run greenhouse is a wonderful opportunity for students to learn where their food comes from and more about plant life.
The Park School engages the whole student in a diverse and creative community that nurtures the joy and responsibility of active learning in all, from our youngest learners to our graduates, who leave with the skills essential to college success and the confidence to serve and lead.
Park provides a rigorous academic program in an educational climate that emphasizes empathy, compassion, social awareness, and a sense of belonging to a tightly- knit, multi-age community.
All Park graduates are accepted to college.
With an 8:1 student to teacher ratio, each student has ample opportunity to learn through experience with personal attention from dedicated teachers.
Whether on a playing field or stage, in an art studio or science lab, the learning environment fostered at Park frees students from the constraints of competition and encourages them to stretch themselves.
In all areas, students are encouraged to ask questions and explore their world in an open and supportive environment.
At Park, education is a way of life; living and learning are inseparable.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Call the admissions office for more information
Year Founded 1912

Student Body

Total Students 254 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
62%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Students may express themselves through their wardrobe, as long as it is not deemed offensive to others.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes We have a graduated scale for tuition. Financial Aid is available.
Acceptance Rate
88%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jennifer Brady

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, TennisBasketballBowling,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
Tennis
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School Reviews

Even tho there are several highly rated schools in our neighborhood (public and private), we send our kids to Park because the school''s approach to education combines real academic challenge and independent learning with other life skills that we value, such as kindness, responsibility, and the joy of community. My kids are thriving.
- Posted by Parent, 01/31/13
Park is a wonderful school. We just moved to Buffalo and are so pleased that we were introduced to Park School. It is a beautiful campus with 3 fields, pond, marsh, and gardens. The faculty care about the success of students and go the extra mile. We have 2 kids who are academically challenged, involved in athletics and the arts, and LOVE coming to school. Park is more than a school, it is a true community that welcomes everyone.
- Posted by Parent, 10/27/12

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The average private school tuition in Buffalo, NY is $6,130 for elementary schools and $11,282 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).