Welcome to the Buffalo Public Schools High School Application Process for the 2022-2023 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 Application Via Paper Only
WHO SHOULD APPLY?
BPS Students and New or returning students to the district.
Please note: The on-time application window for submitting the application is December 8, 2021 to February 11, 2022.
Paper Application Download or Pick-up
Download application below:
Applications can also be picked up at the school guidance counselor's office
at the Student Placement Office
33 Ash Street
Buffalo, NY 14204
Please submit your application to your school counselor or bring it to the Student Placement Office.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS CARRY A ONE YEAR COMMITMENT
If you need assistance, please consult your child’s school counselor/representative or call the Student Placement Office at 716-816-3717.
Note: if you are interested in applying to a Charter School, you will need to contact that specific school directly.