A private coeducational school for grades 5-12 in Buffalo, NY.

Nichols News & Events

Dr. Dan Rosenblum and Ms. Stephanie Geautreau welcomed a group of Nichols seniors into the Cum Laude Society this morning. The seniors were recognized for their high scholastic achievements throughout their high school careers.

Fourteen Nichols students are celebrating recent success in the art world as their works are being featured in local and national exhibits, as well as winning local and national awards.

With the Nichols Book Fair kicking off next week, this week's Faculty Friday is Ms. Britt White, Upper School Librarian. Read on to learn how libraries remain relevant in the digital age, how librarians are waging war on ignorance, and how running soothes her soul.

At Upper School meeting on April 21, Head of School Bill Clough awarded the Lousie Belcher Keiser Scholarship to Julia McDonald. The LBK Scholarship is a four-year college scholarship awarded to a young woman in the Nichols senior class.

Faculty Friday this week stars Ms. Kristen Tripp Kelley, Upper School Theatre teacher, Head of the Arts Department, and award-winning actress! Ms. Kelley reveals her best and worst dialects, to which Star Wars planet she would like to be exiled, and why she loves Nichols.

At Nichols

Every student is a story

Nichols is a place where passions are nurtured and intellects are sharpened. Our small, rigorous, classes are led by talented faculty who love what they teach and know their students personally.

9 of 10

alumni say they were exceptionally or very well prepared for college

85 %

of Nichols seniors were admitted to "most competitive" or "highly competitive" colleges

8 to 1

student faculty ratio, so each student receives individual attention

30 acre

campus in the heart of North Buffalo


AP classes, with a curriculum that goes beyond the limitations of standardized testing

1 of 3

graduates will play a collegiate sport

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Our Profiles:

Nichols Voices

Mr. Cammarata

"The students, my colleagues, parents, and everyone I meet during my day are the reason this is such an extraordinary place to learn and teach."

Class of '22

"I love all of my teachers at Nichols. They're inviting, engaging, and always happy to help."

Class of '19

“Nichols is about being yourself. You can be the artist. You can be the scientist. You can be the dancer. You're encouraged and expected to be you."

Mrs. Olena

"Coming to Nichols, where teachers are passionate about their subjects and where getting a great education is central to the students' lives, was like coming home."

Class of '18

"My passions for science and volunteering have really grown during my time at Nichols as I have so many opportunities to live out my passions everyday."

Class of '17

"I'm really excited for the hockey season. My teammates are my best friends, we are a big family."

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