New Buffalo Area School

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Notice Of Canceled Board Of Education Meeting

  • The New Buffalo Area Schools Board Of Education Meeting has been canceled for Monday, March 27th.

    Notice Of Canceled Meeting


    A Special Session meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at 5:00 pm.


Welcome Award-Winning Author Katherine Arden

  •                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Award-winning author Katherine Arden will be sharing her journey as a writer with New Buffalo Middle School students on Friday, March 24. She is the author of the Small Spaces Quartet, a middle-grade series, whose titles include Small Spaces, Dead Voices, Dark Waters, and Empty Smiles. Arden's work has been translated into over twenty languages, and all her work has been optioned for film.  We would like to thank the Pokagon Fund for approving the grant that made this event possible. 


PreKindergarten and Kindergarten Round-Up

  • Round UP       It is time to Round Up new PreKindergarten and Kindergarten students for the 2023- 2024 school year.

    In an effort to locate all children who may be eligible for the fall Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten classes, we are asking you to identify any student – family member, neighbor, or friend – who you think may qualify.

    Children that will be four years old by September 1, 2023, and are residents of the New Buffalo School District are welcome to register for PreKindergarten.  Our Bison Beginner PreKindergarten program offers both Half Day (AM) or Full Day options.  

    Children who are five years old by September 1, 2023 and are residents of New Buffalo School District are welcome to register for full day Kindergarten.

    Adam Bowen
    Elementary Principal 

Michigan Elementary & Middle School Principals Association

Office Hours

  • Administration

    7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    Elementary School

    7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    High/Middle School

    7:30 AM - 4:00 PM


Fitness Center Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 6 am - 8 am and 5 pm - 8 pm

    Saturday and Sunday: 1 pm - 6 pm



  • About Us

    As well as offering a high quality of teaching and extra-curricular activities to our students, we also have a commitment to ensure that our students receive the best guidance and support so they feel happy and safe here and are; therefore, able to thrive and achieve academically.

    New Buffalo Area Schools is rated by U.S. News and World Reports as the # 43 High School in Michigan and ranked # 1,381 in the Nation, #49 Middle School in Michigan, and #75 Elementary School in Michigan.

    Mission Statement

    The New Buffalo Area Schools, in partnership with our community, will provide opportunities for students to achieve their personal best, become responsible and productive global citizens, and embrace lifelong learning in a safe and positive environment.  We believe all children can learn and excel with developmentally appropriate materials, practices, and strategies.

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