Canisius High School

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.

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students
878 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
Canisius High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Buffalo, NY is $6,672 for elementary schools and $8,985 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Buffalo, NY is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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