• Bard High School Early College Cleveland - West Campus

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    13501 Terminal Ave
    Cleveland, OH 44135
    9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 


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  • About Our School

    Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Cleveland – Imagine a school operated in partnership with a college, one where in four years you can earn both a high school diploma and a two-year college degree – tuition free. Bard High School Early College Cleveland will combine high school with a college course of study in the liberal arts and sciences. Every day, the school will strive to live up to the Bard College motto, “A Place to Think,” by emphasizing the critical thinking skills and habits of mind that help students succeed academically and gain a better understanding of themselves 

    Bard Early College

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    Academics (Special Programs)

    College prep in the 9th and 10th grades 

    College offerings span: 

    • natural sciences, social sciences, mathematics, humanities, and 
    • the arts 
    • Books Seminar Sequence 
    • Laboratory college science 
    • College mathematics 
    • College foreign language 
    • Literature 
    • History/social science 
    • Music 
    • Theater 
    • Dance 
    • Visual art 




    • Student-led clubs and teams 

    • Community service 

    • Sports 

    • Student publications 



    • Professional and peer tutoring 
    • Faculty office hours 
    • College counseling and college transfer support 
    • Summer bridge program for incoming students 
    • College Experience 
    • Course (equips students with the skills necessary for success in college) 

    The school will seek to establish partnerships with local higher education institutions