Founded in 1895, Elmwood Franklin is a premier independent preschool to eighth grade school located in the city of Buffalo. The school balances its rich and storied tradition with a 21st century approach to teaching and learning. By setting high standards for scholarship and character and providing a nurturing and supportive environment, Elmwood Franklin fosters the development of confident, independent, self-motivated learners with a strong sense of responsibility to self and community.
Our outstanding faculty and staff are the heart and soul of an Elmwood Franklin School education. EFS seeks to attract and maintain a faculty and staff who are proficient and enthusiastic about their expertise, committed to a high standard of excellence, and sensitive to and supportive of the needs of children. We expect our faculty and staff to commit to Elmwood Franklin’s mission and academic philosophy and to serve as respectable role models for our students. Elmwood Franklin School is an inclusive community that values diversity. Elmwood Franklin does not discriminate on any basis, including race, national origin, gender, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, or religion.