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

Excellence is to do something
in an uncommon way.
- Booker T. Washington


The Scholar and Parent Handbook contains a description of the following policies and procedures:

  • Mission Statement
  • Distinctive Features
  • Registration
  • Attendance
  • School Uniform
  • Operations
  • Academics
  • School-Wide Behavioral Management System
  • Scholar Discipline
  • Maintenance of Public Order on School Property
  • Scholar Rights and Responsibilities
  • Attachments including Complaint Policy


Please also make sure you have signed the BCCS_B School Handbook Acknowledgement Form.

Our updated complain policy for the 2017-2018 academic year can be accessed using the link below.


If you have any questions or need clarification on the content in our School Handbook, please feel free to call our school at (518) 694-4100 or stop in to speak to a member of our school community. Thank you for your support!



Giving Back

Brighter Choice for Boys is committed to raising funds each year to benefit the Children's Hospital at Albany Medical Center in memory of Abdulaziz Fadul and Qazir Sutherland. This year Brighter Choice will once again participate in the Students Care for Kids hearts campaign. Hearts will be sold and displayed at the school from February - May, 2015. The generosity of our staff, families and community is greatly appreciated.