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2014-2015 BPS high school application.doc

2014-2015 BPS high school application.doc

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The 2014-15 high school student application for Buffalo public schools.
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BUFFALO PUBLIC SCHOOLS HIGH SCHOOL APPLICATION 2014-2015
Applying to grade: School # currently attending: School name currently attending:Student last name: Student first name:
 
MI:Date of birth:Gender:Student Identification Number:
/ /
Address of student:
House number & street Apartment #
City: State: Zip code:Last name of parent/guardian: First name of parent/guardian:Home telephone number: Alternate telephone number:
_ _ _ (area code) (area code)
Please mark each category that applies with an (X):
Does the student currently receive special education services? Yes NoDoes the student currently receive 504/ADA (American Disability Act) Services? Yes NoIs there another language spoken in the home? Yes NoDoes the student currently receive ELL (English Language Learner) Services? Yes NoIf yes, what type? English as a Second Language Bilingual
Final Grades 2012-2013 Summer School Grades 2013
 
1
ST
Quarter Grades 2013-2014 Attendance
 
NYS Assessment Scale Scores 2012-2013 Name of other Standardized Test:
Signature of principal or school counselor Title Date
*Grades, attendance and standardized test scores are ONLY used for the following schools: #156 Frederick Law Olmsted, #195 City Honors, #200 Bennett HS – LawProgram only, #212 Leonardo da Vinci HS, #304 Hutchinson Central Technical HS, and #415 Middle Early College HS.This completed application and consent form must be returned on or before
Friday, December 6, 2013
to: Central Registration Center, Student Placement Office, 33 AshStreet, Buffalo, NY 14204.
 
English MathematicsScienceSocial Studies
Grades & Attendance*
English MathematicsScienceSocial Studies2012-2013 2013 (1
st
Quarter)
Standardized Tests*
EnglishMathematicsEnglish Language ArtsMathematicsMonth/Year TestedThe Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of age, creed, disability, marital status, national origin, race, color, gender, or sexual orientation in itseducational programs, services and activities. Inquiries regarding this nondiscrimination policy may be directed to the Deputy Chief of Talent Management, 720 CityHall, Buffalo, NY 14202 or by calling (716) 816-3743.EnglishScienceSocial StudiesMathematics
 
BUFFALO PUBLIC SCHOOLS HIGH SCHOOL APPLICATION 2014-2015
THIS FORM IS DUE BACK TO YOUR CHILD’S SCHOOL COUNSELOR BY NOVEMBER 15, 2013.
Last name of student: First name of student: MI:Students Date of Birth: - -
The school counselor and your child have discussed the most appropriate choices available for high school. Based on your child’sinterests and academic performance, the following schools have been selected for your approval and signature. If you do not agree withthese choices, please make the change, initial and sign where requested.
Schools must be ranked in order of preference (School Number 1 being your most desired school).
School name, number and codes are attached to this application. The school number and program code must be written exactly asshown in the boxes below.
Some specific services for students with disabilities may not be available in all schools.
Please be aware that there is heightened risk of exposure to allergenic foods for students enrolled at the Emerson School of Hospitality. The Buffalo Public Schools will comply with the American Disabilities Act (ADA) and other federal and state statuesregarding any student with a disability. Please be aware that it may not be possible to accommodate every student’s needs atEmerson School of Hospitality.
Please answer the following question and prioritize your response: 1-most important 2-somewhat important 3-least important
When selecting high school choices, I focused on: 
distance from home programs offeredspecific schoolYour signature indicates that you:
Certify that your 
 primary residence
is within the city limits of Buffalo, New York.
Fully agree
with your child’s school selections
Understand that if your child is not accepted into any of the above listed school selections, he/she will be assigned to the generaleducation component of a high school, based upon seat availability
Acknowledge that all assignments carry a one-year commitmentSignature of parent/guardian: Date:
SIBLING
preference is granted based upon space availability and the following conditions:1.Sibling must be a brother or sister of the applicant and reside within the same household.2.Sibling preference does NOT apply to criteria-based programs.3.Sibling must be currently registered in a Buffalo Public School or sibling applications must be submitted at the same time.4.Preference must be requested on the application.5.Priority is given to applications submitted on or before the deadline.
Last name, first name, middle initial of sibling: School that sibling attends:
 
CHOICES
School Number 1 Program CodeSchool Number 2 Program CodeSchool Number 3 Program Code
 
*
Board of Education Policy adopted June 26, 2013 regarding Career and Technical Education Programs
:Applications will be made through the Parental Choice applications for all Career and Technical Education programs for students entering 9
th
or 10
th
grade in accordance with the applicationprocess. Acceptance into the Career and Technical Education programs will be based on a holistic approach with the primary indicator being the students’ interest. An interest inventory will berequired and available through NYSED/DOL Career Zone(http://www.mynextmove.org/explore/ip). The students’ 7
th
& 8
th
grade attendance, grades and behavior will also be evaluatedholistically, but may not be used to preclude the student’s admission into a Career and Technical Education program. Additionally, all available seats in 9
th
and 10
th
grades will be filled to capacityand no student should be denied access due to secondary indictors if an opening exists.(Updated 10/11/2013)
 
HIGH SCHOOLSPROGRAMS OFFEREDCRITERIA
Buffalo Academy of
Visual
& Performing Arts 192
450 Masten Avenue (716) 816.4220Accountability status: Focus School
CMM
– Communication Arts/Media
 DAN
– Dance
MSC
Music (Vocal or Instrumental)
THT
– Theater
VIS
 
Visual ArtsAudition required, Letter of Recommendation (addressingartistic ability), Letter of Recommendation (from ELA orMathematics teacher addressing academic ability)
Bennett High School 200
2885 Main Street (716) 816.4250Accountability status: Priority School
Mandatory uniform policy 
GEN
– General Education
LAW
Law Program/Legal AssistantNYS ELA Assessment, Attendance, RecommendationForm
BUS
– Business Administration
FST
– Forensic Technology
VIR
 
Virtual Enterprise*See below
Burgard High School 301
400 Kensington Avenue (716) 816.4450Accountability status: Priority School
GEN
– General Education
AMT
– Automotive Technology
CAD
 
CAD/CAM – Computer Aided Design & Manufacturing
WLD
– Welding*See below
City Honors School at Fosdick-Masten Park 195
186 East North Street (716) 816.4230Accountability status: Good Standing
IBA
– International Baccalaureate/AccelerationCognitive Ability Assessment (entrance examination),NYS ELA & Mathematics Assessments, Grades,Recommendation Form, Attendance
East High School 307
820 Northampton Street (716) 816.4520Accountability status: Priority School
FST
– Forensic Technology
HOT
– Health/Nurse Assisting*See below
MCB
– Medical Corridor Bridge Program
GEN
– General Education
Emerson School of Hospitality 302
86 West Chippewa Street (716) 816.3018Accountability status: Good Standing
HOS
– Hospitality/Culinary ArtsRecommendation Form*See below
Frederick Law Olmsted 156
319 Suffolk Street (716) 816.4330Accountability status: Good Standing
GAT
– Gifted & TalentedCognitive Ability Assessment (entrance examination),NYS ELA & Math Assessments, Grades,Recommendation Form (one from teacher/one fromparent; see specific form for this school) available at www.buffaloschools.orgor 33 Ash Street.
Hutchinson Central Technical High School 304
256 South Elmwood Avenue (716) 816.3888Accountability status: Good Standing
BCT
– Biochemical Technology
CMP
– Computer Technology
ELT
– Electrical Technology
ENG –
EngineeringEntrance Examination, Grades, Recommendation Form*See below
International Preparatory School 198
110 14
th
Street (716) 816.4300Accountability status: Priority School
Dress code
BUS
Business Administration*See below
ADA
– Architectural & Art Design
GEN
– General Education
Lafayette High School 204
370 Lafayette Avenue (716) 816.4340Accountability status: Priority School
BUS
Business Administration*See below
GEN
– General Education
Leonardo da Vinci High School 212
320 Porter Avenue (716) 816.4380Accountability status: Good Standing
DAV
 
da VinciNYS ELA & Mathematics Assessments, Grades,Attendance, Recommendation Form
Math, Science, Technology Preparatory School 197
666 East Delavan Avenue (716) 816.4500Accountability status: Focus School
Mandatory uniform policy 
ENT
– Environmental Technology*See below
ENV
– Environmental Science
MED
– Medical ScienceScience & Mathematics Grades, Recommendation Form
GEN
– General Education
McKinley High School 305
1500 Elmwood Avenue (716) 816.4480Accountability status: Priority School
AQU
– Aquatic Ecology
 CRP
– Carpentry
ELC
– Electrical
HVA
Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning,
HTC
– Horticulture
PLM
– Plumbing
 PRT
– Printing*See below
Middle Early College High School 415
290 Main Street (716) 851.3763Accountability status: Focus School
MEC
 
Middle Early CollegeNYS ELA & Mathematics Assessments, Grades,Attendance, Recommendation Form (see specific formfor this school) available at www.buffaloschools.orgor 33Ash Street, Parent/Student Interview
Riverside High School 205
51 Ontario Street (716) 816.4360Accountability status: Priority School
ETP
– Entrepreneurship
FIN
– Finance (National Academy of Finance)
MED
– Medical Studies
PTF
Personal Training & Fitness*See below
GEN
– General Education
South Park High School 206
150 Southside Parkway (716) 816.4828Accountability status: Priority School
BIT
– Business Information Technology
PTF
– Personal Training & Fitness
VIR
– Virtual Enterprise*See below
GEN
– General Education
HON
– Honors

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