For the self-motivated and intelligent student who is eager to get a jump start on college this is the perfect school!
College Academy at BC is the "best kept secret" in Broward County. It is not for everyone, but if you research and find that it is a "good fit" for your child, he/she will be so stimulated by not only a great learning environment but also they will thrive in an environment of freedom and high expectations. For super-motivated kids, "standard HS" often holds back their ability to reach their true potental. Super smart and super over-achievers do not need to be in a standard HS curriculum for 7 hours per day. They love taking the challenging classes offered at CA@BC and they love managing their own time. There is a lot of free time and that needs to be used studying mostly and playing some...they all do this and they all succeed!! Their graduation stats speak for themselves. If you have a highly motivated and mature student who is able to make friends and govern their own time, check out the College Academy HS when they are a sophomore! There is only one window of time to apply in your students life and that is in the winter of their sophomore year, period. You will not regret it and it is TWO FREE YEARS of college!
College Academy @ BC is an excellent transitional experience between school and university. Teachers are of the best caliber and due to the fact that the group of students do not exceed 175 per grade, they benefit from the attention of teachers, guidance counselor, Brace advisor and their principal.
Two year degree and diploma upon graduation? For Free? Best high school in America with the best staff in America. Teachers are great and you can't find a better principal. Leadership and approachability make for the best administrator I've ever known.
It gets a little generic at times and the lack of extracurricular activities means that there's little fun... There's a lot of responsicbilty and if ur nit serious then you shouldn't even apply
I am currently a student at CA and I must say this is the best educational opportunity I've ever had. It's way better than regular high school and the curriculum is not as rigorous as most people think. I love being at CA, because I have more freedom, less classes(5 each semester)and more understanding teachers. Most of all, I really feel that I have the opportunity to succeed.
My child is about to graduate and I am filled with pride over his accomplishments at The College Academy. It is a wonderful school with the most caring and talented teachers and staff. He learned so much and matured as well. It was better than a private school with the level of education he received as well as the positive learning enviroment he was a part of. Our child was so lucky to be a student at this exceptional school.
This is an incredible opporturnity for exceptionally bright, mature, and highly motivated students...my daughter is currently enrolled and says she can't even imagine being back in high school. Administration, teachers, & program are off the charts wonderful...I totally recommend this program to parents whose 'children' possess the maturity and drive to enter college at 16. The support system from the CA teachers and administration is far and away the best we've ever experienced (or even heard of)...BCC Central is a great place to start college and earn an AA degree, and the Honors Institute offers the best instructors for the best students...Great program!
I was a student at the school one year ago and graduated with my AA degree concurrently with my high school diploma...it makes me proud to say I come from The College Academy @ BCC central campus. Placing your child in this school will be placing your child a million steps ahead of everyone else in the future...it was an honor to have been part of such a rewarding school. Good luck to you and your children...may all your decisions bring you happiness.
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