Every student at the Bay Academy is gifted and talented. The curriculum of the City and the State are followed. Each student is tested in his/her talent of choice. Each student is admitted based on that talent test.
Bay Academy offers several opportunities for student to gain high school credit while in middle school. In grade 8, students may be eligible to participate in the accelerated Regents Math and Science courses. Math Regents course, Integrated Algebra. Regents-level Science, Living Environment.
Each classroom is equipped with a SMARTBoard or Promethean Interactive Board. Teachers in each department have laptop carts available to them so that the students may research current events, etc. We have a newly redesigned Apple Computer lab and Dell computer lab.
Parents and students have access to our school website, www.edline.net. Here they are able to view assignments, assessment information, class notes, etc. for each subject area. Each teacher creates a website where students have access to additional study resources and important dates. In addition, teachers upload progress reports on a weekly basis. Parents and students are able to email teachers regarding student progress.
Special Programs by Talent Area:
- CREATIVE WRITING:
Computers in the classroom; interdisciplinary programs in every grade, Stock Market Game, Econ Bowl, and a variety of field trips.