Bard High School Early College Queens

Accepted Students 

Welcome New Students!
Congratulations on your acceptance to Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Queens. We are delighted that you will be joining us in the fall.

We start the fall semester with a Writing and Thinking Workshop where you will work closely with a small group of students and one of our teachers. You will learn to read and listen more thoughtfully, to articulate ideas, to review your own work critically and, most basically, to recognize the link between thought and expression.

Acceptance Notification

Schools will receive High School Admissions Round 1 results beginning Wednesday, March 8th 2017.  Please contact your guidance counselor for specific questions or visit the NYC Department of Education website for more information.


New Student Orientation

Tuesday, May 9th 2017  -  5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

A matriculation packet will be mailed home after April 24th.  Please bring this completed packet with you on Tuesday, May 9th.

Placement Exams

June 8th, 2017 9:00 am 

All incoming students will need to sit for a math placement exam. Those with any previous experience in Spanish, Chinese or Latin will also need to take a foreign language placement exam. Each exam is an hour long so students should expect to be here for 2 hours. Students without any previous foreign language experience do NOT need to sit for a foreign language placement exam.   After the exams students will take a picture for their BHSEC identification cards.

Please Register for the Placement Exam Here

Music Questionnaire 

Please complete by June 1st, 2017

Hello and greetings from the Music Department at BHSEC Queens.  Congratulations on your acceptance to our school!  In an effort to learn more about your past musical experiences and help you transition into our school’s music program, we would like ALL incoming 9th grade students (and new 10th grade students) to fill out the following questionnaire.  BHSEC Queens has a strong music program to offer students and all are welcome! Please click here to access the questionnaire. 

Summer Bridge

June 29th and June 30th 2017 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. If you have officially accepted our offer, Click here to register for our Summer Bridge.  REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.

The Summer Bridge program is an informal introduction to our school and is intended to familiarize accepted students with BHSECQ’s academic culture.  It is also an opportunity for incoming students to get to know their fellow classmates, meet our faculty, and attend classes in the arts, Spanish, Chinese, and Latin. By sampling our Foreign Languages and Electives, students will be able to fill out the Preference Form for Foreign Languages and Electives due Friday, June 30.  Breakfast will be available from 8:30-9:00 a.m. and lunch from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in the school’s 7th floor cafeteria. Families will receive a detailed program later in June.  Please register by June 1st, 2017.
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