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A Place to Think

Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Baltimore is a four-year public school that allows students to take a two-year, tuition-free college course of study in the liberal arts and sciences following the 9th and 10th grades. BHSEC students graduate with a high school diploma and up to 60 Bard college credits and an associate's degree.


  • News: Check out this feature of our Y1 student Jacob Ten-Eyck Stull. He performed an original poem inspired by King George III at the Kennedy Center when some of our college students got the opportunity to see Hamilton: An American Musical
  • News: One of our Year 2 students, Madison Mattison, is now published in CHARM, volume V. Her poem is titled "Pride". 
  • Announcement: OUR LIBRARY WEBSITE IS LIVE! Check it out here.Thank you, Ms. Wasserman!
  • Make sure to check out this article about our Y2 Sade Jackson! Read it here. 
  • Make sure you check out this Op-Ed written by our recent alumnus, Tyler Williams '17. Find it here.
  •  Check out this recent WYPR radio piece featuring some of our own recently graduated students. "City grads set scholarship record." 


October 3rd is the first early release day, with dismissal at 12:20pm. 
October 4th is FAFSA Night for Year Two families. It starts at 6pm. 
October 5th is our Fall Matriculation Ceremony for Year 1 students, 6pm. 
October 10th, will be the PSAT for grades 9-10 and Year One students. 
October 12th will be first quarter progress report distribution.
October 18-19, schools closed to students for Professional Development. 
October 25, Family Teacher Union Meeting at 5:30pm. 


The next Open House for the 2019/20 school year will be held on October 18th at 5:30pm.  
All open house sessions take place at 2801 N. Dukeland Street, Baltimore, MD 21216. The open house will include a presentation, a Q&A, a student writing assessment, and sign up for an interview at a later date. This year, we are recruiting a 125 student 9th grade class and a select number of transfers into the 10th, Year 1, and Year 2.