Consideration for the 2023-2024 school year will be based on the following:
Upon submission of these documents you will be contacted for an interview and written assessment if the above listed criteria is met.
Sophomore & junior transfers and students with IEPs are welcome to apply. Please note, we do not accept transfers into 12th grade/senior year.
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, this year we will not require special assessments or state assessments.
If our admissions criteria is met and upon completion of BOTH the Newark Enrolls application and the Bard Interest Form, we will reach out to invite the student to an interview and written assessment.
Admission to BHSEC Newark is conducted through the Newark Enrolls matching process. Please click here for more information.
If our admissions criteria is met, the student will be emailed an invitation to interview.
An admissions interview with the student and written assessment is part of the admission process at BHSEC Newark. The interview provides an introduction of the student in personality, interest level, independence and interpersonal skills.
Only students that meet our 3.0 GPA admissions criteria will be invited to interview. Students must have completed the Newark Enrolls application and uploaded legible report cards from BOTH the current school year and last school year.
Students will be interviewed by our caring BHSEC faculty and staff. They will also complete a timed written assessment.
If you have any questions contact our Office of Admissions
Any transcripts or supporting documents can be mailed (though email is preferred):
Office of Admissions
Bard High School Early College – Newark
321 Bergen Street,
Newark NJ 07103