Welcome to the Buffalo Public Schools High School Registration Process for the 2021-2022 School Year
Buffalo Public Schools is home to 18 high schools that offer a wide variety of innovative programs to meet the academic interests of students. We want all of our students to attend a school that best fits their needs and long-range goals. Families have the option to apply to a career technical (CTE), general education, or a specialized program.
Steps to the High School Choice Application Process
Important! Please read each step of the Application Process. Review "Step 1" before completing "Step 2"
Learn about BPS High Schools & Programs
In this section you will find the following:
- Schools and program codes to which your child is eligible to apply
- Schools' addresses
- Schools' start and end times
Application Tip: Write down your school choices and program codes in order of preference on a sheet of paper. You will need this information for Step 2.
Complete a Paper Registration Packet
WHO SHOULD REGISTER?
New or returning students to the district only.
Please note: The application window for current BPS students closed on Friday, March 19, 2021.
There are three ways to obtain a registration packet:
Complete the 2021-2022 Registration Packet!
These documents are available for pick up at 33 Ash Street Buffalo, NY 14204, Monday- Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
For printable version CLICK HERE. (Incomplete packets will result in processing delays).
If you would like us to mail you a copy please send us your request via email at: BPSSchoolChoiceApplication@buffaloschools.org
ALL REGISTRATION PACKETS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN PERSON
(Please include all required documents)
Bring the envelope to the Central Registration Center, 33 Ash Street, Buffalo, NY 14204 (Spruce Street entrance). Packets can be dropped off Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 pm.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS CARRY A ONE YEAR COMMITMENT
The application window for admissions to #212 Leonardo da Vinci, #304 Hutchinson Central Technical School & #415 Middle Early College High School are now closed. Students new to the BPS school district transitioning from a "like program" from one of these schools may be eligible for admissions. Please call 716-816-3717 for additional information.
Note: if you are interested in applying to a Charter School, you will need to contact that school directly.
If you need assistance, please contact your child’s school counselor or representative. You can also contact Student Placement & Registration via email at BPSSchoolChoiceApplication@buffaloschools.org or via telephone at (716) 816-3717.