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.
Kareema Morris – School Counseling Center Secretary Alexis Williams – Gr. 5-11 Students with last names A-G, Gr.12 Students with last names A-F Christie Allman – Gr. 5-11 Students with last names H-O, Gr. 12 Students with last names G-M Sandy Dunkleman – Gr. 5-11 Students with last names P-Z, Gr. 12 Students with last names N-Z
The alphabetical blocks below provide a directory of important topics for families related to the work of the CHS School Counseling Office.
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.
Grade 10 students decide on one of two tracks when registering for Grade 11 classes. Juniors and Seniors at City Honors are either IB Diploma Program Candidates or IB Diploma Program Course Candidates.
More information on these choices and the application process can be found on our IB DP page.
Buffalo Public Schools/City Honors Transcript Requests
If you graduated in 2013 or after, complete the transcript request form below and send via the US mail, fax to (716) 888-7145, or email. You will need to provide a copy of non-expired picture identification (i.e. driver's license or passport) with your request.
If you graduated or attended City Honors prior to 2012, you must click here or call The BPS Transcript Office at (716)816-4021.
Advanced Placement Transcripts 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 IB transcripts are automatically made available, by the International Baccalaureate Organization, in early to mid-July to the college/university indicated by the student on the senior exit survey filled out before graduation.
Students transferring to another college/university must contact IB directly to have an official transcript sent. Information on how to request an IB transcript, as well as answers to frequently asked questions about IB transcripts, can be found here. If the information required to order the transcript has been misplaced, please email our IB DP Coordinator, Mrs. Banas, to request that information.