P.S. 80 Highgate Heights is located at 600 Highgate Avenue Buffalo, NY. This public school is situated in the Buffalo City School District and provides education opportunities for students in grades PK through 8 for residents of Buffalo New York, in Erie County. Erie County is an urban center located on the western border of the State covering 1,058 square miles. The County is bounded by Lake Erie to the west, Niagara County and Canada to the north, Genesee County and Wyoming County to the east, and Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Counties to the south. The City of Buffalo serves as the County seat and Highgate Heights School is governed by the Buffalo City School Board.
Testing: Students and teachers are expected to adhere to the District Protocol for all testing events. The Protocol is reviewed by students and teachers at the start of each year. General directions about honesty and character during testing are reviewed.
Highgate Heights staff members show a personal interest in developing students’ independent and creative thought, willingness to accept intellectual risks and challenges, forming superior work habits and cooperative, positive approaches to learning. While these attributes cannot always be precisely measured and adjusted, Teachers honor them and work energetically to foster their development. There is no doubt that the development of these skills brings with them not only a sense of academic achievement but also a feeling of pride and satisfaction.