• 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. 


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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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    step two

     Complete Application Via Paper Only



    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 18, 2022.




    Paper Application Download or Pick-up


    Download the application below:





    Applications can also be picked up at the Student Placement and Registration Office:

    33 Ash Street

    Buffalo, NY 14204







    If you need assistance, please 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.