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Math, Science, Technology Preparatory School

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Opened  2006
School number  197
Principal  Todd B. Miklas
Founded  2006
Status  Focus School
NCES School ID  360585005857
Phone  +1 716-816-4500
Math, Science, Technology Preparatory School
Asst. Principals  Derek M. Baker Dennis Lesniak
Address  666 E Delavan Ave, Buffalo, NY 14215, USA
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Math, Science, and Technology Preparatory School at Seneca, A College Board School is a magnet middle/high school located in the City of Buffalo, New York. the first preparatory school in Western New York and the third in New York State. The school opened in September 2006 and has approximately 387 students. The current principal is Mr. Todd Miklas, and the current assistant principals are Mr. Derek Baker and Mr. Dennis Lesniak.



MSTP (Math Science and Technology Preparatory School) enrolls students from 5th through 12th grade. MSTP is a public school in the Buffalo Public School district, and is part of the school district's school choice program. Accelerated programs begin in fifth grade, and by 12th grade all students are expected to have passed at least two AP classes. MSTP had its first graduating class in 2010. 100% of 2010 graduates were accepted into college.

The Funding

The school is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation who gave around half a million dollars. MSTP is a College Board school, and all of its faculty and staff have been through extensive training through college board.


The school opened in 2006 in a building that formerly housed Seneca Vocational High School. It is a College Board school that began accepting students and sixth and ninth grade and since added two grades each year.

The Seneca campus was renovated from 2010 until 2012. During this time, the school is currently located at the site of former Public School 51 while renovations were made to the Seneca building. The Seneca building reopened in Fall 2012.

In Fall 2016, Grades 5 through 8 moved to the former Dr. Martin Luther King Multicultural Institute at 487 High Street. The MST building also began housing the new Research Laboratory High School.

Former principals

Previous assignment and reason for departure denoted in parentheses

  • Ms. Pamela D. Rutland–2006-2008 (Principal - Community School 53, named Principal of Wilson Magnet High School)
  • Mrs. Rose M. Schneider–2008-2014 (Assistant Principal - Hutchinson Central Technical High School, named Transition Specialist of East High School)
  • Former assistant principals

    Previous assignment and reason for departure denoted in parentheses

  • Mrs. Aarin R. Pellitieri–2007-2010 (Fourth grade teacher - Hamlin Park School, named Assistant Principal at Riverside Institute of Technology)
  • Ms. Denise B. McMichael-Houston–2010-2015 (Assistant Principal - Dr. Charles R. Drew Science Magnet School, retired)
  • Ms. Tracy E. Simchick–2014-2015 (Staff Developer - Erie 2 Chattaqua BOCES, named Director of Curriculum at Global Concepts Charter School)
  • Mr. Darryl A. King–2015-2016 (Assistant Principal - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multicultural Institute, named Principal of East Community High School)
  • Mr. Andrew M. Drouin–2015-2016 (Assistant Principal - Lorraine Elementary, named Assistant Principal of BUILD Academy)
  • Sports

    MSTP offers a wide variety of competitive activities. MSTP currently hosts competitive intramural teams in tennis, basketball, softball, cross-country, soccer, bowling, math, science olympiad, and debate.


    Math, Science, Technology Preparatory School Wikipedia

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