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Welcome to Buist Academy For Advanced Studies

Buist Academy for Advanced Studies is an academic magnet school established in 1985. The school provides a rigorous curriculum emphasizing language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, and foreign languages.

Check us out on Facebook and be sure to "like" the official Buist Academy for Advanced Studies Facebook page

Algebra 1 End-Of-Course Exam

Buist Academy's 8th grade students will be taking their Algebra 1 End-Of-Course (EOC) Exam on Wednesday, May 20th. The EOC counts as 20% of the students overall grade for the year. Please ensure that your son/daughter gets plenty of rest, eats a high protein breakfast and arrives to school on time that day prepared to take the test.

Awards and Graduation

The 4th quarter awards ceremony will take place on June 3rd
Grades 4-5 at 8:30
Grades 6-8 at 9:30
Graduation will take place on June 3rd at 4:30

Student Supply Kits for 2015-2016

You may now order supply kits for you child using the skoolkidz website below or by completing the order form sent home with your child. Kits are available for students entering grades 4-8. Paper order forms are due back to the school by May 29th. Online orders may be placed until June 5th. Account # 32249

Principal for a Day
Buist Academy would like to thank Ashley Caldwell from the Modern Connection for serving as Principal for a Day.

Teacher of the Year


Congratulations to Tracie Howe for being named Buist Academy Teacher of the Year!

Attention Parents/Guardians of 4th through 8th Grade Students: 

If you would like to access your student’s academic information and you do not currently have a Parent Portal account, please send an email directly to  

You will need to provide the following in the email: 

(1)   Your child's or your children's full legal names – as they appear on their birth certificates

(2)   Your full legal name

(3)   Your current address

(4)   Your best day-time contact phone number

(5)   The last four digits of each child's social security number

(6)   The last four digits of a parent/guardian/backup phone number that we have on-file.

(7)   If you already have a Parent Portal guardian account for a student at another school, please provide that information. Your existing account can access multiple students.


What's Happening
Check out the latest edition of the Buist Banner and Knightly News. 

The deadline for 2015-2016 school year application has passed. Applications for the 2016-2017 school year will be posted in the fall of 2015. 

Buist Academy Admissions Procedure

For lottery results or waiting list(s) numbers please contact JoAnne Daquigan at 937-6430.