• 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.


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     Steps to the High School Choice Application Process 


     Important! Please read each step of the Application Process. Review "Step 1" before completing "Step 2"



    step 1

    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
    • Requirements


    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.

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    Complete a Paper Registration Packet



    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:



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    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.



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    For printable version CLICK HERE(Incomplete packets will result in processing delays).




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    If you would like us to mail you a copy please send us your request via email at: BPSSchoolChoiceApplication@buffaloschools.org





    (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. 




    Please note  

    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.