BHSEC Cleveland
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 A Place to Think

Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Cleveland 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 college credits and an associate's degree from Bard College.


Upcoming Events:

BHSEC follows the Cleveland Metropolitan School District calendar, and the school day runs from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with opportunities for students to come early and stay late.
  • Finals Week: May 23rd-25th, 2016
  • Last Day of School: May 25, 2016
  • Summer Bridge: August 1st-12th, 2016
  • Start of the 2016-2017 School Year: August 15, 2016

At a Glance

Information about BHSEC Cleveland

Grades served: BHSEC Cleveland serves students in grades 9-12.  

Application: Applications for rising 9th graders are available after September 1st of the student's 8th grade year.  Spaces will be filled for students in grades 10 and 11 if they become available.   

To learn more, call 216-838-9700 or email