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About BCA

Bridge Charter Academy is a tuition-free public charter school sponsored by the Lowell School District. We offer a K-8 Program and a High School Program at both of our campuses (Bend and Lowell Oregon). Additional services for students struggling to make sufficient progress include Growth Team and SPED.


Our Mission

“To maximize parental involvement for students through personalized learning that is rigorous, adaptive, and motivating to produce college and vocational readiness.”

Our Vision

"To inspire a curiosity and love for wisdom that produces a life-long learner with purpose and direction in life."


⭐️ NEW - BCA's Accreditation Engagement Review July 01, 2023 - June 30, 2024

At-A-Glance School Profile

Oregon 2022-2023 School Year Details - ODE Compliance

2022-2023 Enrollment 



K-8th grade & High School enrollment (numbers are approximate)




Learning Coordinators, Subject Area Specialists, Curriculum Coordinators, Support Staff, Administrative, Leadership (numbers are approximate)

On-Time Graduation


Our baseline goal is one year of academic progress. (numbers are approximate)

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How is BCA different than Traditional Public School?

  • BCA offers personalized learning that connects your child to the curriculum that will work best for them!

  • BCA offers flexibility in your schedule so your kids can pursue their passions

  • Our mission is to partner with parents and encourage family involvement


How is BCA different than Homeschooling?

  • BCA is considered a public school so there is annual standardized testing to ensure your child is on track

  • BCA offers an allotment to go towards curriculum and other learning resources

  • Homeschooling is a style of instruction, but also a legal term, meaning parents take full responsibility for their child's education. BCA is considered a remote learning public school and offers partnership and guidance with a licensed teacher.


How is BCA different from Virtual School?

  • BCA is considered a remote learning public school NOT a virtual public school so the 3% rule does NOT apply to BCA. You can always enroll with us!


Staff Directory

Including Educational & Support Staff and our Administrative Team

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BCA Board Members

Bridge Charter Academy is governed by an independent board. Our board members bring their skills, perspectives and experiences to help us achieve our goals.

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