Buffalo Commons is an academically rigorous, creative, and collaborative K-8 learning community that uses research-based practices and innovative programming to close the opportunity gap and prepare a diverse student body to lead successful lives which strengthen their communities.

Buffalo Commons opens its doors to K-1 students in the fall of 2021.

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Our Students Will Be...


Each day students use the cutting-edge design thinking approach to tackle important problems that require critical thinking, creativity, and collaboration.

Highly Skilled

Working with excellent teachers, students master the skills and concepts of each subject area, while also receiving tailored small-group instruction each day.


Buffalo Commons’ students know our diversity makes us stronger. We collaborate to solve problems that impact our community. We are building the future, together.

Buffalo Commons' Core Commitments

Academic Success

We provide students with rigorous and engaging curriculum, excellent teachers and individualized instruction to prepare them for future success. 

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Creative Problem-Solving

Our Common Threads courses develop the creative problem-solving skills students need to tackle the toughest problems, and positively impact their community.

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Teamwork is one of the top skills required in today’s colleges and workplaces. We foster students’ collaborative skills to ensure their success. At BCCS we are building the future, together.

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Facts and Figures

Buffalo Commons develops students’ academic, creative, and collaborative skills to help them lead successful and impactful lives.

Rigorous from the Start

Students who participate in challenging courses early on are more likely to be successful in college and beyond.

Creativity Fosters Success

Students who develop better creative skills end up with increased personal and professional achievement. 

Collaboration Matters

Students that work together in diverse schools demonstrate improved learning and increased academic performance. 

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