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About ECS

Overview

Enterprise is a public charter school in Buffalo, New York educating children from grades kindergarten through eight. Founded in 2003, The school is authorized by the Buffalo Public School district, under the new New York State Board of Regents. As a public charter school, Enterprise accepts applications for all students in the greater Buffalo region on a lottery basis, with no tuition. Our enrollment is 405 students.
 

Mission and Key Design Elements

Enterprise Charter School mission is "Engaging young minds through Projects and Partnerships." The key design elements include 
 

Governance

As an independent public charter school, Enterprise has its own Board of Trustees and Superintendent. Members of the board are appointed through board governance procedures, and board meetings are open to the public. State law provides charter schools with rules regarding enrollment, curriculum, oversight, and reporting, which is overseen by ECS's authorizer, Buffalo Public Schools and the New York State Board of Regents.