College Academy @ BC
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|College Academy @ BC|
|3501 SW Davie Road
Davie, Florida 33314
|Former names||College Academy @ BCC|
|Motto||"Where a High School Goes to College"|
|Color(s)||Purple and Red|
The College Academy @ BC Central is a joint venture between The School Board of Broward County and Broward College. The College Academy @ BC Central Campus offers high school juniors and seniors enrolled as full-time students in the program the opportunity to receive a high school diploma from The School Board of Broward County, Florida and an Associate of Arts (AA) degree from Broward College. The rigorous nature of the program helps students qualify for the State of Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The College Academy is designed for students who have the maturity required for college campus life and the academic ability to handle the rigor of college work. Both high school and dual enrollment courses are taught on the BC Central campus. An extension to North Campus has been opened in the fall of 2015. Students take between 12-18 college credits Fall and Winter Terms and approximately 6 college credits Session I of the Summer Term. Students must maintain a 2.5 unweighted grade point average in order to remain at The College Academy.
- Must be a Broward County resident.
- Applicants must have a 3.25 unweighted average.
- Completion of Algebra 2 before the start of their junior year.
- Good behavior/attendance record
- Two years of one foreign language are strongly recommended.
- Must earn required scores on PERT (Postsecondary Education Readiness Test) or SAT or ACT before acceptance.
College Academy students and faculty follow the BC calendar. Both BC and College Academy classes will begin the fourth week in August.
As of 2013, the total student enrollment was 348. The ethnic makeup of the school was 37.6% White, 16.6% Black, 29.0% Hispanic, 12.6% Asian or Pacific Islander, 2.87% Multiracial, and 1.14% Native American or Native Alaskan.