We currently have spots open for 6th and 7th grade and are accepting applications for 8th grade. To apply, click here.
Click here for more information regarding the admissions process.
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.
For Supply Lists and more information for enrolled families, please see the Information by Grade page for downloadable supply lists, calendar and more!
Check out this video from our Afterschool Program BUGSnTech!
SUMMER READING FOR PARENTS!
Here are some suggestions for summer reading. I am reading Untangled with my husband this summer and it's provided helpful insights, tips, catharsis, and discussion points. -Susan Tenner
Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood by Lisa Damour. As girls go through seven normal transitions from adolescence to adulthood, this book shows you what to expect and when to worry.
Grit: The Power and Passion of Perseverance by Angela Duckworth. What drives success isn't intelligence, but a combination of perseverance and passion.
Giving children a chance to experience failure provides them with the opportunity to learn to solve their own problems.
Congratulations to the Brooklyn Urban Garden Charter School Founding Class!
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!