Leonardo da Vinci High School (Buffalo, New York)

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Leonardo DaVinci High School
320 Porter Avenue
Lower West Side
Buffalo, New York, Erie 14201
United States
School number 212
Principal Florence S. Krieter
Grades 9-12
Team name Dragons

Leonardo da Vinci High School is a high school in the lower west side of Buffalo, New York. There are 400 students enrolled in da Vinci spanning grades 9-12. The high school building is located on the D'Youville College campus. The school located at 320 Porter Avenue and serves Grades 9 through 12. The current principal is Mrs. Florence Schimert-Krieter and the current assistant principal is Mr. Gregory Lodinksy.


Leonardo da Vinci was originally housed on the 4th Floor of the Kavinoky Theater Building on the D'Youville College Campus and shared space with the Grover Cleveland High School for electives. Currently, the school is housed solely at the former Madonna Hall building on the D'Youville campus. Students who attend DaVinci have the opportunity to take college credit-bearing classes from D'Youville.


Leonardo da Vinci High School offers varsity sports including:

Leonardo da Vinci High School does not offer football. Students who are interested in playing the sport are able to try out for football at Hutch Tech. This also applies for any other sport da Vinci does not offer, but another school does. (Hockey, lacrosse, etc.)

Student Statistics[edit]


Ethnicity Leonardo da Vinci New York State Average
White, non-Hispanic 48% 53%
Black, non-Hispanic 40% 20%
Hispanic 9% 20%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 7%
American Indian 1% <1%


Leonardo da Vinci New York State Average
Attendance Rate 94% 93%

Teacher Statistics[edit]

Teacher Experience

This School State Average
Average years teaching 20 14
Average years teaching in district 16 11
First year teachers 0% 5%

Teacher education levels

This school State average
Bachelor's Degree 19% 20%
Master's degree 81% 79%
Doctorate degree 0% <1%

Student-Teacher Ratio

This School State Average
Students per teacher 17 14

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Coordinates: 42°54′08″N 78°53′25″W / 42.9023°N 78.8904°W / 42.9023; -78.8904