We currently have limited spots available for 7th grade and are accepting waitlist applications for 6th and 8th grade for the 2016-17 school-year.

To apply, click here. 

If you have questions, please contact us at admissions@BUGSbrooklyn.org, or 718-280-9556 x599

 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!





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!