• 2023-2024

     

    ELEMENTARY APPLICATION PROCESS

     

    SCHOOLS BANNER

     

  • Buffalo Public Schools is a district of "Choice" with 42 elementary schools that offer families a wide variety of educational programs designed to meet the academic interest and needs of students. The Schools of Choice process maximizes choices for parents and their children by enabling them to choose from any school in the District. Families have the option to apply to a school down the street from their home or anywhere in the city that they are eligible for and where seats are available.


     

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    WHO SHOULD APPLY?

     

    * New students to the district

     

    * Returning students after being withdrawn

     

    * Current BPS students who would like to transfer to another BPS 

     


     

    Steps to the Elementary Application Process

     

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    Application Information

    In this section you will learn:

    • Application Guidelines
    • Age Requirements
    • Preferences: Sibling, Proximity Community Schools, and Attendance Boundary

     

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    Learn about BPS Elementary Schools and Programs:

    • Schools and Program Codes to which your child is eligible to apply
    • School's address
    • Uniform Policy
    • School's start and end times
    • Program Code Glossary

     

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    Apply for school year 2023-2024:

    ONLINE APPLICATION

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    APPLY IN PERSON

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    CURRENT BPS STUDENTS  

    Applications will be available at the school's guidance counselors office

     

     

     

     

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    Result letters will be mailed to families Spring 2023 for applications submitted on or before December 2, 2022.

    NOTE: ALL ASSIGNMENTS CARRY A ONE-YEAR COMMITMENT