Canisius High School

Tel: (716)882-0466
  • Canisius is a Catholic, Jesuit, independent college preparatory school, grades 9 through 12, serving young men of diverse backgrounds from all over Western New York.
  • Our mission is to challenge students to strive for excellence as critical thinkers and effective communicators who are open to growth, intellectually competent, religiously oriented, loving, and committed to justice.
  • At Canisius, students come first, academic excellence matters, and teachers are dedicated to helping each and every student find success.
  • The distinguished and rigorous academic program, based upon a liberal arts curriculum, is designed to prepare students for college.
  • Additionally, Canisius students have the opportunity to take many honors and advanced placement level courses.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students814 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 29%
Students by GradeCanisius High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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