Western New York Maritime Charter School

A Set Course To Achievement - Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Maritime Cadet?


  • Be a part of a school ranked 4th among the 62 Western New York public and charter schools for the 2016-2017 graduation rate coming in at 98%.  Does your student have what it takes to be a Maritime Candidate and start on the road of earning the title of Cadet upon completion of the 2 year middle school program?

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  • Follow the school and their journey for Technology Integration in the classroom by clicking the link
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  • Code of Conduct - "Cadets have a right to expect a safe school environment... and "a right to expect courtesy, fairness and respect from all members of the community".  These are basic rights which are key to providing a good environment for learning.  Maritime has a zero tolerance for bullying.  To read our full Code of Conduct, please review our "Policies and Directives" under the "News" tab.  You may also find the Code in your cadet's "Cadet Handbook".
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  • The Parent Portal is now accessible through the school's Web site by clicking on either the Short Cut link or the tab under Academics.
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  • Maritime uses computer and internet resources to enhance classroom learning. In effort to assure these resources are only used for educational purposes, we employ internet filtering and enforce school policy regarding their use.  Please see "Policies and Regulations" under the "News" tab to read our school policy.

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  • Code Of Conduct
    Be sure to check out the updates under the "Policies and Regulations" section of the News header for important info on the WNYMCS Code of Conduct.
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  • Are you ready for some football?

    The 2018-2019 school year will be the innaugural year for Maritime's new Section VI football team.

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  • US News and World Reports

    US News and World Reports Article on Maritime

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  • Are You Ready For The Challenge?

    The toughest path leads to the greatest rewards and calls only those who are self-motivated and self-disciplined. While hard work, academic rigor and staunch self-discipline are not easy, they are what is required to be successful not only at Maritime, but in life. If you are ready for a challenge Maritime is the school for you. Are you up to the challenge? Click on the underlined title link immediately above to learn more.

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  • Apply Now

    Attention!! Get your applications in now. Seats are very limited for 7th, 8th and 9th grades. After seats fill applications will be placed on the waiting list. Be a part of a school ranked 4th among the 62 Western New York public and charter schools for the 2015 graduation rate coming in at 97%. Does your student have what it takes to be a Maritime Candidate or Cadet?

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  • A Set Course To Achievement

    -A rigorous and challenging academic program within the maritime traditions of the U.S. Navy and the rich history of Buffalo as a distinguished seaport city.

    -Expert teachers with high standards for instruction in reading, math, history, and science.

    -An academic and naval science program designed to instill in cadets the highest sense of morality and ethics with emphasis on integrity, discipline, honor, and service to others.

    -Parent involvement in your child's education and school activities.

    266 Genesee Street
    Buffalo, NY, 14204
    (716) - 842 - 6289
    FAX: (716) - 842 - 4241

    102 Buffum Street
    Buffalo, NY, 14210
    (716) - 898-2130
    FAX: (716) - 822 - 1205

    Follow us on Twitter @WNYMCS
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    School Hours: 7:30-3:30 (8:00-2:00 SUMMER)

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