Bergen County Academies  

Open House Information

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Bergen County Academies, one of four secondary schools in the Bergen County Technical Schools District, is a free public magnet high school of choice for Bergen County residents only. It is located on the Dr. John Grieco Campus in Hackensack, New Jersey. The school offers seven specialized programs in the areas of Mathematics and Science, Engineering and Design, Medical Science, Business and Finance, Culinary Arts and Hospitality Administration, Visual and Performing Arts, and Technology and Computer Science.  

Students interested in applying:

  • You must have a Google account (example This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) If you don't have one you must create one (instructions above)
  • You must be in 8th grade by September 2020
  • Your primary residence must be in Bergen County, NJ at the start of the application, regardless of where you attend school.
  • If accepted you will begin your 9th grade year in September 2021; we do not accept transfer students or upperclassmen.

For information about the Academies, go to the Admissions home page at http://bca-admissions.bergen.org/

Eighth grade students interested in applying should view the powerpoints below and view the Virtual Open House.

For all questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Frequently Asked Questions


Click HERE to view our Virtual Open Houses  

Overview of the Admissions Process

                 

Descriptions of academies  


AAST ABF
ATCS

 AAST

Academy for the Advancement of Science and Technology

 ABF

Academy for Business and Finance

ATCS

Academy for Technology and Computer Science 

ACHA AEDT AMST

ACAHA

Academy for Culinary Arts and Hospitality Administration

AEDT

Academy for Engineering Design Technology 

 AMST

Academy for Medical Science Technology 

AVPAM
AVPAT
AVPAV

  AVPA

Academy for Visual and Performing Arts - Music

AVPA

Academy for Visual and Performing Arts - Theatre

  AVPA

Academy for Visual and Performing Arts - Visual