If you have knowledge,
let others light their candles in it.
- Margaret Fuller

The Brighter Choice Charter Schools (BCCS) are accepting applications for Kindergarten through Fifth grades. If the number of admission applications received exceeds the space available, a random lottery will be held at Brighter Choice (250 Central Ave) on April 1st to determine admission to the schools. Students applying to Kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before December 31st.

For help completing this application, call: (518) 694-5372.

PARA FAMILIAS LATINAS: Si necesita una aplicación en español, por favor llame al (518) 694-5372. Descargar una aplicación en español  aquí.

Please fill out the following information completely or download the form here

Student Information

Student's First Name*
Student's Last Name*
Date of Birth*
Gender*
MaleFemale
Street Address*
City*
State*
Zip*
School District (or New York City Community School District), if known:
Grade Applying For
K12345
Current School
What language is primarily spoken in the student’s home or residence?
What was the first language your child learned?
Does your child have an Individualized Education Program (IEP)? YesNo

Parent/Guardian Information

First*
Last*
Relationship to Student*:
Home Address
City
State
Zip
Email*
Home* Phone Number, if available
Mobile Phone Number, if available
Work Phone Number, if available
Does the applicant have a sibling(s) who is currently enrolled in Brighter Choice Charter School for Boys or Brighter Choice Charter School for Girls?
Name
Date of Birth
Grade
MaleFemale
Name
Date of Birth
Grade
MaleFemale
Does the applicant have a sibling(s) who is applying to attend Brighter Choice Charter School for Boys or Brighter Choice Charter School for Girls?
Name
Date of Birth
Grade
MaleFemale
Name
Date of Birth
Grade
MaleFemale
I learned about Brighter Choice Charter School from the following:

Parent/Guardian Signature

Name*:
Date*:

I hereby testify that the information provided on this BCCS admission application is accurate and current.

Important Information Regarding Admission: Completion of this form demonstrates your desire to enroll your child at the Brighter Choice Charter Schools. Upon admission, families of Brighter Choice students must provide two proofs of current residency, parent/guardian picture ID, a copy of the student’s prior year academic record, birth certificate, and immunization record. A Student Registration Packet must also be completed.

Non-Discrimination Statement: The Brighter Choice Charter School for Boys and the Brighter Choice Charter School for Girls shall not discriminate against or limit the admission of any student on any unlawful basis, including on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, gender, disability, intellectual ability, measures of achievement or aptitude, athletic ability, race, creed, gender, national origin, religion or ancestry. A school may not require any action by a student or family (such as an admission test, interview, essay, attendance at an information session, etc.) in order for an applicant to either receive or submit an application for admission to that school.

Thank you for your interest in Brighter Choice Charter Schools!