The only all-boys tuition-free
elementary school serving the
Capital Region.

School Handbook

Scholar and Parent Handbook

The Scholar and Parent Handbook is annually distributed to the parent/guardian of each enrolled scholar at Brighter Choice for Boys.  The handbook contains a description of the following policies and procedures:

  • Mission Statement
  • Distinctive Features
  • Attendance
  • School Uniform
  • Operations
  • Academics
  • School-Wide Behavioral Management System
  • Scholar Discipline
  • Maintenance of Public Order on School Property
  • Scholar Rights and Responsibilities
  • No Child Left Behind Written Complaint and Appeal Procedures


Click below to view and/or download a copy of the Brighter Choice-Boys 2013-14 Scholar and Parent Handbook.

Parent Handbook 2013-2014

Contact Us

116 North Lake Avenue
Albany, NY 12206
Ph: (518) 694-8200
Fax: (518) 694-8201

Giving Back Campaign

This year Brighter Choice for Boys will be participating in the Students Care for Kids program to benefit the Children's Hospital at Albany Medical Center in memory of Abdulaziz Fadul and Qazir Sutherland. Our families, staff and community will have the opportunity to purchase a heart for $1. All hearts will be displayed at the school from April 28th through May 23rd. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the school at 694-5372.

Why Brighter Choice?

Brighter Choice Charter School for Boys is the only single-gender tuition-free school placing scholars on the road to college. We are currently accepting admission applications for grades K-4. Please contact our Parent Coordinator at 694-5372 to schedule a tour or to learn more about the opportunities being offered at Brighter Choice.