About SPHS

  • South Park High School is located at 150 Southside Parkway in the South end of the City of Buffalo, NY.  Built in 1915, for generations the school has served families from South Buffalo, Kaisertown, the Old First Ward, the Valley, Lovejoy, the Seneca-Babcock district, and the near East Side.

    South Park is a comprehensive academic high school that includes approximately 900 students, grades 9-12.  The student population represents a diversity of socio-economic backgrounds and academic abilities.  South Park boasts an experienced and talented Special Education department, as well as a challenging Advanced Placement Program for students with exceptional academic abilities.  Other special curricular programs include a printing/graphic communications program, a horticulture program that services special needs students, a business education program, an instrumental band program, a choral program, and a visual arts department.

    Facilities Include:

    library media center

    four state of the art computer labs

    brand new gymnasium

    swimming pool

    practice field adjacent to school

    1200 seat auditorium

    Full renovated cafeteria

    modern large group instruction room

    South Park High School is a fully "wired" building with internet access in all classrooms.  Every classroom has internet capable computers and the building has "wi-fi".

    The faculty of South Park High School includes a mix of veteran teachers who have dedicated their career to the school and a growing contingent of young teachers who have brought a spirit of innovation and experimentation to the school.  The Student Support team has a chairperson, a school psychologist, a social worker and an educational tester.  Our guidance office has four guidance counselors.  Students can find additional academic and mentoring support through the Hillside Work Scholarship, the 21st Century program abd the Student Family Resource Center all of  which have staff members and offices located within the school building.  The administration includes a school principal and three assistant principals. 

South Park Sign