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


School Calendar

2014 Calendar

Click above to view and/or download a copy of the Brighter Choice-Boys 2014-15 calendar.


School Events

Brighter Choice for Boys has multiple school events scheduled throughout the year.  Families are encouraged to participate in the school events as they are intended to build relationships, serve the community, and promote education.  School events are also a wonderful opportunity for parents/guardians to become more involved with the education of their children.

Please view the monthly calendar pages for a listing of the school’s events.

2015 Recruitment

Now accepting 2015-16 admission applications for grades K-4. Apply on-line or request an application from the school by calling 694-5372.

Contact Us

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

Giving Back Campaign

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.

Why Brighter Choice?

Established in 2002, Brighter Choice Charter School for Boys is the only single-gender tuition-free school placing scholars on the road to college. Please contact our Parent Coordinator at 694-5372 to schedule a tour and to learn more about the opportunities being offered for scholars entering grades K-4. Brighter Choice accommodates students with disabilities, English language learners and participates in the free and reduced meals program.