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Bard High School Early College Cleveland

13501 Terminal Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44135
Grade 9-12

At Bard High School Early College Cleveland, students will have the unique opportunity to earn a high school diploma and an associate of arts degree from a respected liberal-arts college in just four years—tuition free!

Bard high school, a partnership between the Cleveland Metropolitan School District and Bard College of New York, is among a handful of schools of its kind in the country and the second of its kind in the District. Imagine yourself graduating from BHSEC with 60 transferable college credits and learning from teachers who are accredited Bard College faculty. 

Every day, we will strive to live up to the Bard College motto, “A Place to Think.”

If you are intellectually curious and eager to jump-start your college education, consider Bard High School Early College Cleveland. And, while there is no minimum GPA or test score requirement, all applicants must participate in an interview, a writing assessment and a review of your prior academic record.