Bard Academy at Simon’s Rock is an innovative private high school for intellectually curious students. This high school sets students on a path to completing a Bachelor’s degree two years ahead of their peers. After finishing 10th grade, Bard Academy students in good standing are automatically admitted into Bard College at Simon’s Rock to begin their college degree. As part of the global Bard network, students enjoy many expanded learning opportunities off-campus and in virtual settings. Bard Academy students enjoy an inclusive and supportive learning environment, taught by college professors, at a program ranked in the top five for undergraduate teaching in the region by U.S. News & World Report. The school is located on the 275-acre campus of Bard College at Simon’s Rock in Great Barrington, MA, and students have full access to college campus facilities. Bard Academy is a residential boarding school with a day student option.