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9-12|Private
825 students
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School leader:  David Ciancimino, S.J.
1180 Deleware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14209

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(716) 882-0466
(716) 883-1870
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"Canisius challenges its students to become men for others."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
  • Coed / Single gender
    All boys
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Business, Career and Tech (vocational)...
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, French, German, Italian, Latin, Spanish
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Overall:
Submitted by a community member · May 08, 2017
From grades K-8, I attended a well-respected public school system (Orchard Park), but by the end of middle school, I decided I wanted a greater challenge and enrolled at Canisius High School. Other than proposing to my wife, this was the best... more

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a community member · May 08, 2017
The motto says it all...Canisius creates "men for others".

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Submitted by a community member · March 15, 2016
My son has had a mixed experience at Canisius. He has had some excellent courses/teachers but others have been very weak. On paper, there is a wide range of extra-curricular activities though sports are prioritized above all other activities. The... more

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Submitted by a student · April 03, 2014
I am a sophomore currently and overall my Canisius experience has been good, but not great. The school is challenging to most kids, and does give 1-2 maybe 3 hours of homework a night. The teachers are very good for the most part but can honestly... more

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About this school

Canisius High School, located in the city of Buffalo, is a Catholic, Jesuit, independent, college-preparatory school serving young men of diverse backgrounds from throughout Western New York. Canisius challenges its students to strive for excellence as critical thinkers and effective communicators who are open to growth, intellectually competent, religious, loving, and committed to justice. A well-balanced curriculum of academics, service, and athletics leads to success in all facets of life.

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Last modified: May 8, 2017
Last modified Canisius High is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
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