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Arlington Catholic Bridge Academy


What is the Bridge Academy?

The Arlington Catholic Bridge Academy is a program for students who have completed 8th grade but may require additional skill building before high school. The program will provide an enriching curriculum, which will build up the previous 8th grade coursework. 学生 at the Bridge Academy will be a part of the vibrant Arlington Catholic school community, while remaining apart for purposes of instruction. This program was developed to serve the unique needs of these students, and bridge the gap to high school.

To apply to the Bridge Academy you need to create a FACTS Online Application Account by clicking 在这里. Upon account creation, you will receive an email containing a verification link. Once your email address has been verified, log in to your account and Create A New Student Application for your child. You will then have the flexibility to log in and out of your account and access your open application. Complete the online application which includes a current teacher or guidance counselor recommendation.

Please contact Patricia Crane at pcrane@achs.净 with any questions you may have. 

Bridge Academy Courses

The Bridge Academy will build a student’s skills in content areas. The skills and content will, 在许多情况下, allow the students to enroll in honors and higher level courses in the ninth grade at Arlington Catholic.  A typical Bridge Academy student will take the following courses:


English/Language Arts: By thinking deeply and critically about chosen texts across a variety of genres, students will develop skills in grammar, 精读, 写作, and presenting.


Introduction to Catholic Christianity: An introduction to the teachings of the Catholic Church and an in-depth explanation of what it means to be Catholic. Topics include the Blessed Trinity, 教会, 的信条, Sacred Scripture, the Seven Sacraments, the Ten Commandments, and the lives of the Saints.


Integrated Science: 学生将 build lab, 研究, and study skills as they examine the basics of different fields of science. Based on student and instructor interest, these areas could include biology, 化学, 天文学, 气象学, 或其他.


数学: All students will take a math placement test. The results of this test will determine if the student is placed into a specific Bridge Academy Math Course or Algebra 1 or Honors Algebra 1, with students from the ninth grade. Exceptionally high scoring students may have the opportunity to enroll in a higher level math course based on space and schedule availability. 


Social Studies: 学生将 learn how to read and critically think about sources, from the present and the past, and will examine current events in light of the past. 学生将, as in the English/Language Arts course, build their skills in reading, 写作, and presenting. Participation in National 历史 Day will be an avenue for students to demonstrate these skills. 


World Language: 学生将 take Spanish 1, 拉丁1, 或法国1, at either the college-prep or honors level, with students from the ninth grade. 学生将 be given a foundation in their chosen language. 学生 may stick with a language they studied previously or may choose a new language that they will continue to study in the ninth grade. 

Additional Courses: Arlington Catholic has a seven period schedule. In addition to the six courses above, a student in the Bridge Academy will also participate in physical education once a week, a course specifically geared towards study skills twice a week, and a study hall period once a week. 

Tuition: $10,000