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Hamburg, NY
Students enrolled: 1,618

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4432 Bayview Road
Hamburg, NY 14075

(716) 926-1720
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October 04, 2014
As a recent graduate, I feel as though Frontier High Achool is like a large private school. That is if you do well here. They have about 8-9 AP courses and multiple college level classes so you have the opportunities to do well. The school is friendly but can also has typical high school issues. I didn't really had bad teachers there, some were boring but none that should've been fired. They recently renovated the hallway, improved the landscaping and built a brand new library. They could improve the quality of diversity and maybe academic courses but overall my experience was fine and prepared me for college.

- submitted by a community member
June 13, 2012
I student taught here during the past school year but was very impressed with this school. The students have access to almost any type of club/sport they could want; the sports teams are very strong and the extra-curricular clubs for the non-athletically inclined are plentiful, whether it's Chess, Mock Trial, Drama, or the Announcements Club, there's something for everyone. The academics are top-notch, the teachers are very competent, professional, and dedicated, and almost every AP class imaginable is offered here. The school is safe and inviting despite its large population; the administration and teachers try to get to know every student and respond quickly to any needs that arise. The only downsides are that the building isn't laid out well to have adequate supervision everywhere, and not every teacher has their own room. Hopefully that will change overtime. But if you have any doubts about Frontier High, don't. This is a fun, safe, and academically-focused school that can handle any type of student and help them be successful. I strongly recommend it!

- submitted by a teacher
no rating October 13, 2010
The teachers care about the kids

- submitted by a parent
June 24, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
April 21, 2007
Frontier is an amazing school where my kids have learnd so much they have had perfect grades sence atending this school and they do their home work. When they come home they cant stop talking about what they did and what they learnd and what new friends they had made. This year my oldest started middle school and is doing better then it elmentary ahd is making everyone proud I don't know how we got by at the old school and I hope that everone can con sitter frontier as a posible school for their childen to learn grow and live. The teachers are finominal they have given my son with a disibillty one on one attenchon that he needs and you see him smille more and more every day. I can only cry to say that my job is taking us away from the state.

- submitted by a parent
October 29, 2005
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- submitted by a student
April 03, 2005
Frontier high school is a great school. Top notch teachers and excellent programs. Extracurricular activities are plentiful, and the music and arts programs are second to none.

- submitted by a former student
February 11, 2005
I am a student not a teacher. My time at Frontier was great. Both the teachers and students are very nice. Frontier is a good school for academics and extra-cirricular activities. I dis-agree with the person who said 'it is hard to get on a sports team'. The coaches are fair when picking the players for there team. However I do agree that the lockers are small. I spent my time at Frontier playing sports and studing. The tests are all right not too hard. I liked Frontier and I hope that you do too.

- submitted by a student
February 08, 2005
Frontier is an excellent school. My kids go there, and I went there. The teachers are very knowledgable and teach at the students level. There are many after school activities such as football, chess club, drama club, etc. There is something for everybody. In fact, frontier is one of only appx. 25 % of schools that have physical education more than 2 times a week.

- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2005
Frontier High School has 1640 students, which is too large. Students get lost in the shuffle. It is hard to join a sports team, the school play, musical etc. because of the number of students competing. They should break it up into smaller schools or at least set up two separate 'houses' to make it a more personal experience. The teachers and staff are very helpful to parents who stay involved. There are many course offerings and AP courses available. They are also very proactive about the whole college application process. So it comes down to size vs. variety of offerings. It all depends on what each individual child needs.

- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2005
Frontier High School is too large. However it is above average in academics.

- submitted by a student
August 25, 2004
I really enjoyed my time as a student here. The only thing I did not like was that the lockers were too small. Also you did not have enough time to get from one class to your locker to your other class. Other than that I was happy going to frontier. Now that I have kids they are going to go to Frontier schools too.

- submitted by a former student
May 11, 2004
First of all, I'm a student not a parent. Any school is what you make of it, and Frontier allows you the opportunities to make the most of your High School education. The administrators, teachers, and staff truly want to make the school a better place, and there are a multitude of ways for students to get involved. I was the vice-president of student government and involved in a number of other activities that allowed me to work hand-in-hand with district administration and I cannot say enough good things about the quality of the personel and their constant struggle to make Frontier the best district in WNY. The district actively works to include students, parents and other community members in decisons reguarding the education of students and the direction of the district. Go to the school's website and look no further than the Strategic Planning Initiative. A+

- submitted by a student
February 23, 2004
Frontier is normaly pleasant. Many sports and clubs that the students can become involved in. Most of the teachers have been very nice and understanding, the princial Mr. Baumann is also a very nice man as well as the consulers and staff. I feel pretty safe there although there has been a few 'scares' while I attended Frontier. I do not like the idea of the students having to swim in the school pool for gym class, It should be an option and no be required for gym class. Overally I would have to say that Frontier is a good school.

- submitted by a student
September 09, 2003
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- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2003
I am a former student of frontier. the school is generaly okay. the teachers are good and there is a lot of clubs and activities students can join. frontier is a good school

- submitted by a former student
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Frontier Senior High School
4432 Bayview Road, Hamburg, NY  14075
(716) 926-1720
Last modified Frontier Senior High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Frontier Senior High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top