Bard High School Still Considering Applicants


Bard High School Early College DC (Bard DC), a new school in Ward 7 at 4430 H St. SE, is recruiting its second class of students. Bard DC is a four-year public school that offers students the opportunity to take a two-year, tuition-free college course of study in the liberal arts and sciences following the 9th and 10th grades.

Through the partnership between Bard College and the District of Columbia Public Schools, students can earn a high school diploma and up to 60 transferable college credits and an Associate in Arts degree from Bard College within four years, free of charge.

Bard DC is accepting applications from rising 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students who live in Washington, DC. The process includes an interview and a writing assessment. Visit for an admissions interview. Reach out to Bard DC Admissions Coordinator Amanda Washington at with questions.