City Year Buffalo
Located on the shores of Lake Erie, the city of Buffalo has the largest school district in the region, serving more than 30,000 students. Together with teachers and community partners, we are supporting student success and working to improve high school graduation rates.
Support students in Buffalo
We are City Year. We are challenging the educational status quo with tenacity, passion and empathy. We create environments where young people feel like they belong, so they can fulfill their potential.
Buffalo is on the rise and is particularly attractive to millennials.
Addressing the challenge
The graduation rate is below the national average in Buffalo. Our AmeriCorps members are working with students and communities to help change this.
News in Buffalo
We partner with educators while supporting, mentoring and lifting up our students so that they are able to fully take advantage of their drive and skill sets.
Your City Year Buffalo resources
Go into your City Year with resource and information from classroom environments to housing, and some hidden gems to help you feel like a part of the community during your City Year Buffalo experience.
The City of Light is a unique blend of an eastern and midwestern city by the shores of Lake Erie and near Niagara Falls.Read about the local benefits
Explore the city
We’ll walk you through how to use the NFTA-Metro to get across the city, how and where to find roommates and housing and some hidden gems to make you feel like a local during your City Year Buffalo experience.See our Buffalo city guide