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Bard Academy at Simon's Rock
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  • Private, Boarding
  • GREAT BARRINGTON, MA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Bard Academy at Simon's Rock is offering socially distanced, in-person classes. Learn more about our response and reopening plans at simons-rock.edu/covid19. Learn More

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Sports
    grade C

About

84 ALFORD ROAD
GREAT BARRINGTON, MA 01230
About Bard Academy at Simon's Rock...

Applying

Application Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$0
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT, TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$43,152
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$57,120
Received Financial Aid
No data available  
Average Financial Aid
$28,400
From Bard Academy at Simon's Rock

Bard Academy at Simon's Rock is the nation’s only two-year high school that provides guaranteed admission to early college after 10th grade to one of the most respected academic institutions in the U.S., Bard College at Simon’s Rock. We haven’t condensed high school; instead, we’ve created a program that takes a collegiate approach to learning. Unlike many high schools, at Bard Academy, asking questions is not a distraction, but a welcome starting point for intellectual discovery in a truly academic, inclusive, and supportive community. Since Bard Academy shares faculty with Bard College at Simon’s Rock, students build meaningful relationships with their future college professors. Faculty are leading scholars in their fields of study and experts at engaging younger students.

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Bard Academy at Simon's Rock Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
No data available  
Average SAT
No data available  
Average ACT
No data available  

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 4 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 4 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 5 responses
  • Weekend Events
    60%
  • International Club Events
    20%
  • Pep rallies
    20%
  • Spirit Week
    20%

Boarding

Students Boarding
65%
Boarding Days Per Week
7-day
Top Countries
China, Japan
International Boarding Students
12%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
41
25%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 4 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 4 responses
25%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 4 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
1:1
National
17:1
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 4 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 4 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 4 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 4 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 4 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 4 responses

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