Bard High School Early College Cleveland

Bard High School Early College Cleveland

A Jump Start on College

About BHSEC Cleveland

Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Cleveland is a four-year public school that provides students with the unique opportunity to take a two-year, tuition-free college course of study in the liberal arts and sciences following the 9th and 10th grades. Through the partnership between Bard College and the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, we make it possible for students to earn both a high school diploma and up to 60 transferable college credits and an Associate in Arts degree from Bard College within four years.
Information Sessions

Bard High School Early College Cleveland West will host Open Houses for prospective students and their families on:
Wednesday, 10/10
Thursday, 11/15

Information sessions start at 5:00 pm and are held at the school (13501 Terminal Ave).

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New East-Side Campus!
We are thrilled to announce a second BHSEC campus has opened on the East Side. Click here to learn more. 

Save the Dates
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.

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At a Glance

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


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.   

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