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200 Hackensack Ave

Hackensack, NJ 07601

(201) 343-6000

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,000

Students Per Teacher: 10

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56 Parent Reviews for Bergen Academies

I have no idea why people are complaining about sleep deprivation. Let's face it, when you get accepted into an advanced studies school you will not have 10 hours of sleep everyday. I studied in Korea for a little bit and there are MIDDLE schoolers who stayed up all night and got about 0-4 or 5 hours ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/04/13

Continuing from the previous post due to the character limit, I'd like to add that there is some unnecessarily tedious work assigned. However, I personally never suffered from chronic sleep deprivation, although some BCA students do. I generally sleep eight hours per night, which I think is a healthy ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/02/13

Having been a student at this school, I feel like the responses below don't truly reflect what BCA is all about. Personally, I feel like some of my friends love BCA, while others don't really like it. However, I'm going to tell you the objective truth. It is true that BCA is a competitive place to get ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/30/13

Don't come here. As a to be grad of AMST, I can say that these four years were truly horrendous. Teachers are subpar and laugh at you if you don't understand anything. Having a PhD does not give you the right to teach; most of the teachers with PhD have trouble explaining introductory material to students, ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 05/01/13

I am a sophomore student in ABF (the Academy for Business & Finance). Going into BCA last September, I was so excited to be a part of this great, prestigious school. My only hesitation was that I wasn't really that interested in the Academy I had been accepted into. However, despite my worries, my Freshman ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 07/14/11

I'm a parent who was fortunate to have two children at BCA. One was in the Academy for Science and Math, while the other was in the the Academy for Visual and Performing Arts. Both found friends, had successful high school careers, and went on to fine college programs that suited their interests. BCA ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/06/10

I fully agree with the student below who advised not sending a child here. The administration/teachers fuel this pressure cooker environment in which there is excessive quantity rather than quality homework in many classes. This results in dangerous chronic sleep deprivation especially in upper classmen. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/10/10

As a graduate of this high school, I find that the environment was amazing. So many different types of kids housed under one roof with one commonality among us - the desire to succeed. I believe that the reason I enjoyed my time there was because being in a competitive environment made each student strive ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/14/10

Do not listen to these reviews. Unlike these parents, I actually went to school here, in AEDT (the Engineering and Design Academy), and graduated from this school. If you value your child's freedom, creativity, and especially if you want him to actually enjoy his high school years, I would not suggest ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/18/10

On the positive side the kids are mainly happy here and there's a great atmosphere in school with lots of freedom. The teachers also are generally quite dedicated and work hard. However the child is pigeonholed into whatever academy they chose and cannot change. The introductory science courses for 4 ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/30/09

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School Profile for Bergen Academies

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Student enrollment:
1,000
Students per teacher:
10
Full-time teachers:
100
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Bergen Academies Enrollment by Grade

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Hackensack schools — Bergen Academies is located at 200 Hackensack Ave, Hackensack NJ 07601. 200 Hackensack Ave is in the 07601 ZIP code in Hackensack, NJ The school district for Bergen Academies is the Bergen County Vocational School District. Bergen Academies is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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