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33 Highland Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14223

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(716) 874-8401
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September 28, 2014
The school has regressed for the past 40 years. Test results are dropping rapidly and slightly below average at best. Furthermore, they lag the expected results projected by socio-economic norms. Over forty percent of students receive reduced or free lunches. Athletic teams, once routinely competitive, are perennial bottom feeders with the exception of the boy's football and basketball programs. Real estate prices are depressed. Crime is up. Do not move here or send your children here, if you value their posterity. This is a union district that pays top dollar to its employees. The taxpayers, such as they are, are getting robbed.

- submitted by a parent
January 15, 2014
School learning programs based more on passing a test than actually teaching the kids something new. Inalienable rights are being restricted, overall i feel Ken. West could use new teachers and the rumor of west and east combining is absurd.... If it happens my son repeatedly claims he will drop out... Although the school has an outstanding number of clubs and extra curricular activities and a great atmosphere Kenmore west is failing kids based on the tedious work they refuse to use

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June 07, 2012
My daughter had some wonderful teachers who helped her during a difficult time when her father became ill. The school has a diverse student population, many sports and clubs, and overall a great atmosphere. I would say that one teacher Mr. Conrad spoiled the school getting 5 stars. He has no business being a teacher as he does not care about the students or their future. I hope he is removed as a teacher. Now I have to worry about my son who will be a freshman in the fall getting him as a teacher. I will object and have him moved out of his class. But like the old saying goes there is always a bad apple in the bunch. Otherwise I love Ken West!

- submitted by a parent
February 25, 2009
A very high quality and safe school environment that really lets kids grow and shine in the areas they choose. Highly recommended.

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February 03, 2009
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July 06, 2008
school not diverse too strict very harf

- submitted by a teacher
November 01, 2007
I think attending this school has made a great improvement in my studies and social life. I would like to thank the staff for such a great learning environment. Thank you very much.

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August 28, 2007
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Kenmore West Senior High School
33 Highland Parkway, Buffalo, NY  14223
(716) 874-8401
Last modified Kenmore West Senior High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Kenmore West Senior High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. Top