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BUGS is a new, 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.


BUGS is pleased to announce its FALL OPEN HOUSE on
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 9:30 and 10:45.  
Sign up here!

BUGS is still accepting 6th grade students for the
2014-2015 school year!
Please see our Admissions Page for more information. 



We are located at 500 19th Street, within the Bishop Ford High School in 
Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn.

Please consider using this Amazon Fundraiser Link to raise money for BUGS when you shop!  

 Or visit  to provide BUGS with your critical support!