Early College is a program that allows students to complete courses at BNL and receive both high school and college credit for their efforts. Additionally, the Early College program provides students with extensive supports in order to help students succeed in high school, become college-ready, and succeed in college and beyond.
The vision of the Bedford North Lawrence High School is that each student will continuously excel in a global society by being a self-motivated learner, a critical thinker, an effective communicator, a skilled collaborator, a responsible and culturally aware citizen, and a technologically capable creator. Early College works to create graduates who are college and career ready and simultaneously makes students’ future goals attainable through tremendous financial and time savings.
Early college provides an excellent opportunity for students to earn free college credits while simultaneously developing skills and dispositions necessary for success after high school graduation.
BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATION
IN EARLY COLLEGE:
Free College Credits that are transferable
to colleges/universities upon graduation
Early Exposure to Collegiate Expectations
Academic Planning and Counseling
Specifically Designed Pathways
College and Career Experience
Find out if Early College works for you!
The 2021 Early College Credit Report shows students who earn college credit while in high school are more likely to enroll in college and succeed when they get there.
The Bedford North Lawrence Early College Program is an opportunitity for students to earn dual credit and gain exposure to college courses. The presentation below outlines this program and provides further explaination of its benefits and requirements: