Open House Tours

Interested families will attend a short presentation by current BUGS parents, teachers, and principal before touring classrooms, meeting teachers, and chatting with other students. You'll learn firsthand what makes BUGS such a special community.  Please be sure to RSVP:

  • March 9th: Sign up for either the 5:30 pm or the 6:30 pm tour here.

Current 5th and 6th grade families can now apply online for the 2017-2018 school year by clicking here.


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.  





BUGS Media:

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.

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