The Office of Admissions at Bard High School Early College Washington, 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.
Bard DC Lottery Application Instructions
In order to be considered for admission into Bard DC for the 21-22 school year students must complete ALL THREE of the following:
- MySchoolDC: Please click here to complete a Post Lottery Application to be considered for admission to Bard DC. The Bard essay is also in the MSDC application. You must also complete our interview and essay to have a completed application for Bard DC.
- Interview: To complete the interview process please click here,to schedule your interview.
- Recommendations: Also found in the MSDC Application, please provide the email address of your current math and English teacher
Admission Process & Criteria
The Bard High School Early College admissions process includes participation in an open house or admission session, an individual interview with a Bard staff member, our writing assessment, and a math and english teacher recommendation.
Bard DC does not review middle school records or standardized tests as part of admissions for the 9th grade. However, for transfer 11th grade students we do review 9th and first semester 10th grade report cards at your current school. In addition to our interview students are also required to complete the MySchoolDC for SY 21-22 SY as well. Current 8th and 10th grade students are eligible to apply. To mitigate the spread of COVID-19 all Open Houses will be held virtually. The link for open house will be distributed to all parties that RSVP (the link can be found below).
WINTER/SPRING OPEN HOUSE DATES
If you are interested in Bard DC’s Admissions team coming to your school to speak to prospective scholars. Please contact Admissions Coordinator, Amanda Washington (email@example.com)