Buffalo School District

Buffalo, New York

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). Buffalo School District. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
Retrieved from: https://www.nctq.org/contract-database/district/Buffalo-School-District
  • 194th

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 03/12/2019**
  • $40k

    starting salary

    updated 08/14/2020
  • $99k

    max salary

    updated 08/14/2020
  • 4

    years to tenure

  • Elementary

    days in student
    school year

    updated 01/08/2019
  • 188

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 01/08/2019
  • 32,891


    updated 03/12/2019**
  • 2,810


    updated 03/12/2019**
  • 73%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 03/12/2019**

Labor context

updated 12/15/2016
  • District is operating under an expired contract.
  • State requires collective bargaining by school districts if a majority of teachers vote for union representation.
  • The primary union or professional association is affiliated with NEA.

Student Demographics

updated 03/12/2019**

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2016-2017 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.
***Native Populations includes American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Hawaiian Native students

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