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Western New York’s school districts rank highly, with students consistently scoring above average on national exams. Most areas within Western New York have independent school districts and several rank among the top in New York State. In addition, the Buffalo Public Schools system—the largest in the region—includes City Honors School, which is consistently ranked among the top schools in the country. Charter and private schools provide more options. View the Learn About our Schools section of our relocation guide for school listings.

About 37 percent of students continue on to earn associate, bachelor and master degrees from approximately two-dozen colleges and universities. View the Higher Education section of our relocation guide for college and university listings.  Additional information can be found on  WNY College Connect & iSciWNY.