BUGS Upcoming Events:


November 9th:

BUGS Open House for Prospective Families

Choose from two evening sessions, 5:30 - 6:30pm & 6:30 - 7:30pm

Click here to sign up for a session.


November 15th:

Calling all Middle School Parents!

Join us November 15th for a fun night of Untangling Middle School Parenting! Join BUGS at this community event, along with best-selling Untangled author Lisa Damour, as we discuss tween and teen development during these crucial, and sometimes confounding, years. 

Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.  *tickets are required for this event


BUGS is a community-based charter school where students study the natural and social environment across all subjects, using a hands-on, inquiry-based approach. Students of all backgrounds and abilities are welcome.

BUGS is a small, welcoming middle school where…

  • Students gain strong academic skills.
  • A safe, welcoming, and respectful school climate supports all learners.
  • Teachers collaborate regularly to create interdisciplinary projects.
  • Students design, build and maintain an on-site garden and a native wildlife habitat.  




Read about BUGS in Park Slope Stoop!


Check out this video from our Afterschool Program BUGSnTech!





We are located at 500 19th Street, within the Bishop Ford Complex
Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn.

Families can now use PayPal to pay food bills and field trip fees!




Please consider using this Amazon Fundraiser Link to raise money for BUGS when you shop!  

 Or visit NYCharities.org  to provide BUGS with your critical support!