Welcome to Bard High School Early College DC

Bard High School Early College DC (Bard DC) opened in August 2019 as a partnership between Bard College and the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). Bard DC seeks to demonstrate that an academically rigorous liberal arts and sciences program can intellectually engage a diverse group of high school students and effectively prepare them for success in college, careers, and civic life.

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The Office of Admissions at Bard High School Early College DC is committed to recruiting motivated young adults who demonstrate motivation, intellectual curiosity, and excitement about an academic challenge, and who are eager to dive into college coursework at an earlier age.

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1351 Alabama Ave, SE.

Washington, DC 20032

(202) 898-4664

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A Message to the Bard Early College Community

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Bard Early College New Orleans Awards First Associate’s Degrees in Socially Distanced Graduation Ceremony

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DC Mayor announces investment in permanent building for Bard DC

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BHSEC Baltimore Principal Francesca Gamber on School Choice, Equity for City’s Students

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Ithaka S+R: New Case Study: Bard High School Early College

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