Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Buffalo City School District


Name of organization:

Buffalo City School District

Primary location:

408 City Hall
Buffalo, NY 14202

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):


LEAs where service will be provided:

Buffalo City School District


Years provider has delivered service:

New Provider


Evidence that services have been effective:

Steady increases in ELA/Reading and Mathematics scores on New york State Assessments


Title of the instructional program, curriculum series to be used (if appropriate):

Instruction will parallel each student's school day instructional/curriculum series.  


Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

K -12


Content area(s) provider will serve:

ELA/reading and Mathematics


Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

Monday through Thursday opportunities as well as Saturday mornings following the academic school year calendar.


Average length of each service session (minutes/hours):

60 minutes to 120 minutes


Duration of the available service period (e.g. September 1 – June 30; September 1 – August 31; weekends only; summer school only; specific number of weeks or hours, other, etc;):

September 1 - June 30


Type of instruction:

Small group (2 - 5) and 1:1


Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with disabilities:

Copies of student IEP's and 504's are always readily available to permit teachers opportunty for appropriate instructional methodology..  BCSD School building always provide important access for students with physical disabilities


Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with limited English proficiency:

To help meet eligible ELL's meet high academic standards we provide access to: Teachers and personnel at the school who are well prepared and qualified to support ELLs while taking advantage of the many strengths and skills they bring to the classroom. Literacy-rich school/classroom environments where students are immersed in a variety of language experiences; Instruction that develops foundational skills in English and enables ELLs to participate fully in grade-level coursework. ELL teachers will apply District mandated research based instruction in English Language Arts and Mathematics and create culturally and developmentally apprpriate lessons for all learners.


Qualifications of the service provider(s)/instructor(s):

New York State Certified teachers, New york State Certified School Administratos, New York State Certified Social Workers and Counselors (as needed)


Reports to parents, teachers, and LEA (Content, frequency, method of delivery):

Monthly reports/meeting with parents and/or guardians.  reports are entered in the Student Information System (eSIS) for teachers and used as process data to evaluate progress.  Students' will be activily involved in their own progress assessment.


Will transportation to the service location be provided at no charge if requested? (Note: LEAs are not required to provide or pay for transportation)

With the students attending their home or neighborbood school - transportation becomes a non-issue.


Additional relevant information:


Last Updated: March 20, 2014