The fine arts program is remarkably comprehensive, encouraging students to experiment while exploring how art relates to other areas of the curriculum. Park’s Kimball Hall is devoted to painting, woodshop, ceramics, sculpture, and photography. Students also use the surrounding campus as their canvas. Art begins in pre-k. First graders use potter's wheels to throw their first pots. Special courses  such as printmaking, metalworking, or working with glass  supplement the studio program. Students who are interested in pursuing visual art as a career may take Advanced Placement courses in studio art and create a portfolio of work across a variety of mediums.
Founded in 1912, The Park School of Buffalo has the distinction of being one the oldest Progressive schools in the country. Park is an independent, co-educational school serving approximately 300 students enrolled in prekindergarten (3 and 4 year olds), lower school (kindergarten through grade 4), middle school (grades 5 through 8), and upper school (grades 9 through 12). Park is uniquely situated on 34 beautiful acres in Amherst, New York. The School’s campus – formerly a farm – includes a pond, marsh, gardens, and a greenhouse while being located just minutes from downtown Buffalo and easily accessible from many communities throughout Western New York. Park’s educational philosophy embraces active, student-centered learning, delivered by exceptional teachers who design and continuously update a robust curriculum. Faculty members approach each student as an individual within the context of a kind and respectful community. From the preschool years through college preparation, The Park School of Buffalo helps learners realize their own unique potentials and prepares them to be confident, successful, life-long learners.

The Park School Of Buffalo

4625 Harlem Road
Snyder, NY 14226
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