The mission of the School Counseling Program of the Buffalo Public Schools is for Certified School Counselors to provide high quality, individual and group counseling, coordination and consultation of educational services to all students. They will work collaboratively with parents, faculty, community, business and industry to enable every student, regardless of individual differences, to acquire the self-knowledge educational, occupational and career development competencies necessary to be prepared to succeed and meet the challenges of an ever changing society.
Our office can be reached by phone during regular school hours at (716) 816-4243
View a typical course progression for City Honors students as well as magnet school graduation requirements. This quick guide for CHS parents and students explains the types of Advanced Regents Diplomas and requirements. Any questions, parents should consult with their child's school counselor.
Advanced Regents with Honors – average of 90 on 8 regents exams taken.*
Advanced Regents Diploma – passing 8 regents, exams with at least of 65.*
Regents Diploma with Honors – average of 90 on five regents exams taken
Regents Diploma – at least 65 on ELA, Global, US History, 1 Math, 1 Science
*Note: City Honors graduation requirements build in the expectation that all magnet students will arrive at an Advanced Regents Diploma or greater. Students must carry full course schedules to graduation.
If you graduated or attended City Honors prior to 2011, please call Buffalo City Hall at 716.816.3593
If you graduated in 2011 or later, follow these steps:
Send via the US mail, fax (716.888.7146), or come in person to the School Counseling and Guidance office with a signed written request with your name and the complete address of where the transcript needs to be sent. Provide a current copy of picture identification (i.e.: driver's license).
*Please note that no email requests will be processed.
Allow 10 business days from the time the request is received for it to be processed. Advanced Placement Transcript
AP transcripts can only be requested through the College Board. To request that your score reports be sent to colleges, call 888.308.0013 (toll free in the United States and Canada) or 609.771.7366.
International Baccalaureate Transcripts are automatically sent out in early to mid-July to the college a student indicated on the senior exit survey filled out by the student in May. If you are transferring to another school and need a copy of your IB transcript, you must contact IB directly. Information on how to request an IB transcript, as well as answers to frequently asked questions about IB transcripts, can be found here.