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Applying to Buffalo United Charter School

Whether you're ready to apply or if you're thinking about applying, we want you to know what to expect. Below is some helpful information about our application process and enrollment requirements.

If you have questions, email and we'll get back to you shortly.

Open Enrollment at Buffalo United Charter School

Buffalo United Charter School partners with Enroll Buffalo. Open Enrollment for the upcoming school year begins December 1, 2023 and ends at 5:00 p.m. on April 5, 2024.

To enroll in Buffalo United Charter School, you will need to do the following:
  1. Click on the APPLY button below. You will be directed to the Enroll Buffalo Charter website.
  2. Once on the site, you will be asked to create an account. Follow the instructions on the website to create your account and add your student to the account.
  3. Once the account is created, apply for your student using the online application. Be sure to identify Buffalo United Charter School as your #1 choice!

Enrollment Requirements

If accepted, you will receive an acceptance package with important information via email and mail. Parents/Guardians must submit all of the following items by the date specified in the letter, otherwise your child may be removed from the accepted list.

New York Enrollment Requirements

To register your student’s seat, provide the information and forms bolded below. These documents must be completed on or before the deadline provided in the acceptance communications in order to secure your child's seat.

Important paperwork needed to register:

  • Admissions Form
  • ​Official Release of Records
  • ​Proof of Residency​​​​​
The remaining forms are needed no later than your child's first day. These forms allow us to ensure student safety and well-being and accurate reporting, so we ask that you fill those out as soon as possible.

Additonal forms needed:
  • ATS Kindergarten Registration Form (NYC schools only)
  • Attendance Expectation Form
  • ​Birth Certificate (original certified copy)
    • A certified copy can be obtained at the County Clerk’s Office in the county in which your child was born (photocopy, hospital, or footprint copy is not acceptable).
  • Directory & Media Opt Out Form
  • ​Emergency Contact Information
  • ​Home Language Questionnaire
  • Immunization Records
  • Lunch Forms (available after July 1)
  • ​Student Device Agreement
  • Student Residency Questionnaire
  • Transportation Permission Form
  • Volunteer Form (only complete if interested in volunteering at the school)
  • Individualized Education Plan or 504 Plan (if applicable)

All information and forms can be submitted online via the Parent Portal.

*Other forms may be requested before the first day of school.

Parent Portal

The Parent Portal allows parents quick and easy access to their child's essential information. Watch our Parent Portal video and learn how to create an account or log in if you already have a Parent Portal account.


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