BUGS provides equal educational opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex) or weight and maintains an environment free of harassment on the basis of any of these grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation.

BUGS is a tuition-free public school open to all NYC residents.

Admissions to charter schools are completely separate from the DOE process.  Applying to BUGS is not part of the ranking process, and there is no interview or other selection criteria, including review of a student's prior record. Attendance at an Open House is not required in order to apply.