Thank you for your interest in City Honors School- Buffalo's magnet school for acceleration and the International Baccalaureate Program.
Fall 2023 Saturday placement testing for students interested in attending City Honors or Olmsted Middle/HS took place on October 14, October 21 and November 18 for all students currently attending: -private or charter schools in grades 4,5,6,7,8 -BPS schools in grades 5 or 7
The flyer at this link contains important information about pre-registration for Saturday testing. Please be sure to read this if your child falls into the categories above.
All current BPS students in grades 4, 6 and 8 were offered the City Honors/Olmsted test at their current school building during the fall. Please contact your child's school for the testing date at their building.
Other information of interest about our school can be found below and throughout our website.
Thank you again for your interest in City Honors School!
Placement of students to our magnet school setting is not managed at the school level and is fully and completely managed by the Buffalo Public Schools. For questions, please call the BPS Student Placement and Registration Office at 716-816-3717 or visit the website of the BPS Student Placement and Registration Office.
Please be aware, on February 15, 2017, former Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Kriner Cash, issued this resolution adjusting the order of students who will be placed at City Honors and Olmsted Schools.
Be sure to take some time to visit the rest of our school website which provides extensive information about our school and school programs that will be of interest to families considering City Honors.
Families interested in the STARS Programs (Students with Autism Rising to Success) at City Honors, Olmsted or the Arts Academy, should contact the Buffalo Public School Special Education Placement Office at 816.4746.
Please note that the Buffalo Public Schools require residency in the city of Buffalo for your child to participate/sit for the admissions test. Charter and private school families must provide evidence to verify they are residents of the city.