Brooklyn Democracy Academy

DEZ-ANN ROMAIN, PRINCIPAL
Total Students: 200

Brooklyn Democracy Academy (BDA) is a transfer high school that has a partnership with JCCA. BDA is committed to providing an interesting, challenging educational program that helps students overcome obstacles and attain their goals. We help our students earn a high school diploma, explore their interests and build important life skills. We also prepare our students for postsecondary education and/or employment.

JCCA BDA Graduation 2013 from Bresser de Oliveira on Vimeo.

2 cool things about BDA

  • Students can participate in paid internships through our Learning to Work (LTW) program.
  • We provide advocate counselors to support each student, as well as workshops and seminars for students to explore and develop their talents and interests.

2 things you should know about coming here

  • Students must complete one year in a community high school prior to enrolling at BDA.
  • BDA offers accelerated credit accumulation in a year-round school year (54 cycles).

How to get in

This school has a rolling admissions policy and accepts students who are 16 years of age or older throughout the year. Students and their parents/ guardians must go through an intake process at the school. Intake is ongoing, every Wednesday at 9 a.m.