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Bard High School Early Collge

Building an Intellectual Community


About Our School

Since its founding in 2011, Bard High School Early College Newark has offered Newark students an unparalleled educational opportunity. Through a partnership between Bard College and Newark Public Schools, we make it possible for students to earn both a New Jersey high school diploma and an Associate’s Degree in four years.

Unique Fact

All Bard students successfully completing 10th grade matriculate into the college program and start earning college credits.

School Information

  • Principal

    Dr. David Cutts

  • Address

    321 Bergen Street
    Newark, NJ 07103

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  • Parent Liaison

    Veronica Osorio

    Cindy Duran

  • School Hours

    8:10 am - 2:40 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Burgundy, White
    Bottom: Black

  • Before School Options

    None offered at this school

  • After School Options

    None offered at this school

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More Information

Seats Available
Seats Available in Entry Grade last Year Grade 9: 123 NA
Percentage of Applicants Who Listed This School
1st and Were Matched to this School Last Year
School Attendance
Average Daily Attendance Last School Year Percentage of Students Chronically Absent Last School Year
94% 16%
School Data
Average Section Size Student to Teacher Ratio Teachers with 5 or more years of experience Retention of Effective and Highly Effective Teachers Percentage of Teachers with Advanced Degrees
22 13 to 1 37% 93% 83%
Gradution Rates
Graduation Rates 2020-2021 Graduation Rates 2021-2022 Graduation Rates 2022-2023
84% 99% 99%
Number of Devices 1:1
Magnet/Specialized School Admissions Criteria

• Transcript/Grades
• In-person Interview
• Written Assessment
• Attendance
• Standardized test scores
• Submit Newark Enrolls application
• Admissions Test

*Please note that sibling preference does not apply to magnet schools. Please visit www.newarkenrolls.org for a list of up-todate criteria.

For more information on school performance, please see the NJDOE’s website: www.nj.gov/education/data