About the Neighborhood
Buffalo Promise Neighborhood encompasses a 97-block area of approximately 12,000 residents, including 3,000 children ages 0-18. In five census block groups flanking Bailey Avenue, roughly two out of five residents are of school age, or about double the city-wide rate.
The neighborhood faces many challenges, with high rates of poverty, crime, blight and teen pregnancy. But this is also a neighborhood bounding with promise, including dedicated community stakeholders, a commitment to education reform and rich physical, cultural and economic assets. Read More
- One square mile area
- Nearly 12,000 residents and 1,600 families
- Three schools: Westminster Community Charter School, Highgate Heights and Bennett High School
- Home of the Community Health Center of Buffalo.
- Future home of the Early Childhood Education Center, opening in September 2013