ACADEMIC PHILOSOPHY AND MISSION
Bais Chana Academy High School for Girls is committed to excellence in education and the development of self-assured young women who exemplify middos tovos and strength of character. BCA instills yiras shamayim, a love of Torah and Mitzvos and a practical understanding and appreciation for what limud hachassidus and darcei hachassidus add to everyday life.
Through a rigorous academic program of both Limudei Kodesh and Limudei Chol, as well as goal-oriented extra-curricular programs, BCA inspires within its students the confidence to discover and cultivate their own unique talents and to note their accomplishments with pride. The school’s focus is to foster dignified young women who will be able to assess their actions, and who will develop the sensitivity to make decisions which positively impact their growth and development in school and beyond.
Bais Chana Academy (9-12) Full-time Only
Building Fund Commitment
Each family is responsible for $1,500 for the SCHA Building Fund. If the full amount is not received by December 31, of the current school year, the remaining amount will be billed through the FACTS Tuition Management & Payment Processing System.
The Registration Fee of $300, (non-refundable) for each student must accompany each application.
All pupils are accepted on the basis of a ten-month school year as defined by the Board of Admissions. No exceptions to this rule may be made.
The non-refundable registration fee and completed registration forms reserve a space for each child. Upon notice of financial commitment, a meeting will be held with the business office to sign the financial contract.
Financial Aid is provided on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the Business Office for information.
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Families may be eligible for Financial Aid through the Connecticut Care 4 Kids Program. Click on the logo to be connected to their website.
Tuition payments are made through FACTS Tuition Management & Payment Processing System. You can set up your account during your registration meeting with the business office or directly at their website by clicking on their logo.
$1,500 per family
BCA offers comprehensive Limudei Kodesh and secular studies, taught by dedicated, caring educators, who fully prepare students for any institution of higher learning of their choice. Small class size allows students to receive the personal attention needed to help them reach their full potential. Accommodations are made for various levels of study.
Limudei Kodesh - Judaic Studies
Our comprehensive Limudei Kodesh program focuses on building textual skills that assist students in becoming lifelong learners. Emphasis on relevant lessons helps define current issues in light of Torah and Chassidus. Texts in Chumash and Navi are studied accompanied by mefarshim, and students’ thinking skills are developed as they delve into answers for questions that may arise. Classes in Halacha, Chassidus, and Parsha expose our students to the beauty and vast depth of Jewish learning. Tanya, Likkutei Sichos, and Maamar classes give students the opportunities to ask meaningful questions on issues relevant to their lives as young Jewish women. In the course of four years, a thorough overview of Jewish History is undertaken. Beginning with the Babylonian Exile, through the turbulent Second Temple Era, the Talmudic Era, Jewish life in Eastern Europe, and the Land of Israel through our present time, the course focuses on the eternal spirit of the Jewish nation through the light of Torah.
Chesed is an integral part of the school curriculum. Students are required to complete thirty hours of community chesed during the school year. Students interact with residents at the senior home, help area shluchim during the Yomim Tovim, tutor and organize programs for younger children.
An active Bnos Chabad, working with a BCA Madricha, plans school programs, interschool Shabbatons, and farbrengens, with students taking on leadership roles heading the different committees. Rosh Chodesh programs give students extra opportunities for seminars, workshops, interclass competitions, and discussions on timely topics. All the yomei dpagra are marked with meaningful programs, such as Mother-Daughter night, special projects, contests, and insightful speakers. In addition, students have the opportunity to express their creativity through our annual musical production.
A BCA Mechaneches is available to speak with the students to help them in their growth as individuals and their journey through high school.
In the rigorous secular program, students advance through a challenging 4-year sequence in English Composition and Literature, Math, Social Studies, and Science. AP courses are offered to students desiring a greater challenge. Additionally, courses in Art, Graphic Design, Public Speaking/Debate, and Physical Education complete the program.
Living at Bais Chana Academy
Please contact Mrs. Bluma Hecht at 203-795-5261 to discuss options for living at BCA.