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Buffalo, NY
Students enrolled: 1,072

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1901 Sweet Home Road
Buffalo, NY 14228

(716) 250-1203
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June 28, 2015
Sweet Home High School, like the district itself, is undergoing a massive socio-economic demographic shift in a downward direction as inner-city residents pour into the western part of Amherst. The school still provides opportunities to excel academically -- lots of AP courses, college courses through Niagara University, and an excellent music program. Honor students in the Class of 2015 will be enrolling in top-tier colleges like Stanford and Cornell. The sports programs are superb, too. Faculty and administrators face a tough, uphill challenge because they've been trained to deal with middle- and upper-middle-class Amherstonians; hence, teachers and admin often struggle to cope with the inner-city transplants. As a parent, I can attest to the suburban students struggling too -- except for the International Academy and honors classes, the high school population looks like Bennett High's, with transplants frequently harassing better students as well as teachers. If you want your child to experience diversity, Sweet Home High School is a great place. If you'd prefer a more Amherstonian experience for your child, Williamsville North and Williamsville East might be better choices.

- submitted by a parent

June 22, 2015
Awful school. Lots of bullying problems in the high school, wouldn't advise to send your kids here.

- submitted by a community member

April 24, 2013
Overrated. Although the school does have excellent programs academically and socially, it's far from the best school in the area. Students are given too much freedom and rules are not consistently enforced. The principal is very ineffective and lacks leadership. Even the building itself is very bland with white walls everywhere and even makes the teachers work in cubicles. It's a shame because this school and district has a lot of the tools needed to be tops in the area, but lacks the building leadership to do so.

- submitted by a teacher

March 31, 2010
i love the school for my kids i have 3 kids in there they told me they love it

- submitted by a parent

September 24, 2009
As a student here at Sweet Home i think that this is a great school. We have excellent sports programs and the teachers are the nicest around.

- submitted by a student

July 12, 2009
I truely and honestly believe that the teachers are intellegent and outgoing to be helpful in my learning expiriences. There are so many opportunities in both the field of education and after school activites. I am proud to say that I go to Sweet Home High School.

- submitted by a student

December 22, 2008
Coming from a present student,it was one of the most secure and well structured schools. Maybe some of the kids parents that gave bad reviews kids are just mess ups

- submitted by a student

December 19, 2008
The kids are a bad influence on my child who is new to the school and I have no choice but to move him to a different school in the area. The teachers did not see his potential and did not talk to him about his faltering grades because they were too busy. His GPA went from a 3.8 at our old school to a 2.1 at Sweet Home.

- submitted by a community member

May 22, 2008
if you want a school that let speecher ed teachers mack lies up and licen to other studens lie about an other student you have found the right school if you do not you should not sean your kid to this school

- submitted by a student

October 15, 2007
Past graduate in 06 and highly recommend this school. I received a great education from them.

- submitted by a community member

May 25, 2005
I really liked the teachers.

- submitted by a student

October 31, 2004
I go to Sweet Home High right now and even though some kids say to other kids they hate it there I know deep down they really do like it and would hate even more to leave! It really is a great school the faculty and staff are so much fun and the superintendent Mr. Hicks is amazing.

- submitted by a student

December 12, 2003
I am the proud parent of three Sweet Home High School graduates, all of whom were accepted at the universities of their choice (two have graduated from college one still attending). This school system provides a stable and solid learning environment which prepares the students for college studies. I have recommended this system to friends and relatives. Currently I have two nieces attending Sweet Home. This school district is highly recommended!

- submitted by a parent
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September 09, 2003
Great parental,teacher and principal involvement and communications. Most students very respectful of ethnic backrounds. Wouldn't send my children anywhere else. Thank you for all your caring ways and going that 'extra mile.'

- submitted by a parent

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Sweet Home Senior High School
1901 Sweet Home Road, Buffalo, NY  14228
(716) 250-1203
Last modified Sweet Home Senior High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Sweet Home Senior High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 31 reviews. Top