Bard College at Simon's Rock: the Early College

High School. Reimagined.

Bard Academy at Simon's Rock is the nation’s first two-year high school for boarding and day students.

Ready to ask the big questions? At Bard Academy, you’ll find faculty who welcome intellectual curiosity, and classmates who love to learn—just as much as you do.

High School for Two Years

We’ve created a program that takes a collegiate approach to learning from day one. After the 10th grade, all students in good academic and social standing are admitted to Bard College at Simon’s Rock.


High School Taught by Your Future College Professors

Since Bard Academy shares faculty with Bard College at Simon’s Rock, students build meaningful relationships with their future college professors at the very beginning of high school.


High School on a College Campus

Bard Academy at Simon’s Rock is located in the heart of the Berkshires, on the verdant, 275-acre campus of Bard College at Simon’s Rock. Bard Academy students enjoy all of the College’s resources and facilities. 

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