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9-12
Private
Buffalo, NY
Students enrolled: 722

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845 Kenmore Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14223

(716) 874-4024
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February 20, 2014
My son attended St. Joe's and still feels connected to this community but after his four years, he and I were disappointed. This entire school including the athletics is a shadow of what it use to be. Be aware that the school runs on a two class system. Your son will be treated like a second class student compared to the well connected Buffalo families and wealthy families. The school lacks substance, morals and leadership. The school is more interested in their reputation and money than education and students. Sad, considering the school's history and Catholic tradition.

- submitted by a parent
February 07, 2013
As an alumnus ('03), I found this school most unsatisfactory and would not dream of sending my son there. There are many reasons. Foremost among these is the lack of value. For the cost of SUNY tuition, you receive a school with fewer classes, fewer APs by far, fewer internships, fewer sport teams, and fewer clubs than a comparable public school. My sister attended Ken West while I was at SJCI. I often regretted my parents' decision to send me there in light of my sister's experience at West, namely the wider selection of honors and AP classes. St Joe's often cites the (usually modest) accomplishments of alums, which I chalk up not to superior education by ANY means, but rather that a large proportion of SJCI students hail from Buffalo old money. The silver-spoon ideal is most prevalent. I had some good and some awful teachers. The principal was, as far as I could tell, excellent. But none of this counters the fact that at SJCI you get access to fewer resources in a cash-strapped school with a student body small enough to be eclipsed by myriad nearby public schools.

- submitted by a community member
October 26, 2011
Greatest school ever. The principal and vice principals are incredible. All of the teachers are great and it's a great enviorment to be in. It's in a good neighborhood and has excellent education and sports. The AP classes, and national recognized sports teams make St. Joe's the best school in the city.

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February 28, 2009
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- submitted by a community member
April 04, 2008
Outstanding all boys high school. Outstanding disapline, great teachers and staff with a great leader in the principal. One of the best schools in the area.

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November 11, 2003
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St Joseph's Collegiate Institute
845 Kenmore Avenue, Buffalo, NY  14223
(716) 874-4024
Last modified St Joseph's Collegiate Institute is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
St Joseph's Collegiate Institute Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 8 reviews. Top