BI-CULTURAL HEBREW ACADEMY

Student Success

Bi-Cultural Students consistently place well ahead of the national averages in academic assessments. Some recent examples: 

100% of Bi-Cultural high school students taking the Advanced Placement (AP) Exams in 2022 scored either a 3, 4 or 5 on these challenging and important tests (Last year it was 92%).  The national average is 60%.

Nine of our upper school students in eight years were accepted after junior year into the Yale School of Medicine Discovery to Cure Summer Internship Program. 

This past school year, seven upper school students competed in the CIJE Innovation Day competition against 400 other teams from Jewish schools across the country and won first place in three different categories as well as a “best pitch” award.

100% of our Upper School graduates in the class of 2022 received merit-based scholarships for college, including multiple full scholarships.

College Acceptances

Starting with your youngest award-winners, below is a sampling of the school’s award-winners for 2021/2022.  

We are extremely proud!

 

STAMFORD FERGUSON LIBRARY LITERARY COMPETITION

BCHA was named the #1 School in Stamford in the Stamford Literary Competition for the 2021-2022 school year, with our 3rd through 8th graders sweeping many of the top honors in poetry, fiction and non-fiction writing. 

CT STATE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FAIR

For 2002, our middle school students excelled at the CT State Science and Engineering Fair, including a first place winner statewide, plus special awards and cash prizes for several students. Three students won an Alexion Biotechnology USAID award.

AMC MATH COMPETITION – MIDDLE SCHOOL

BCHA had one first place winner, one second place winner and three third place winners.

MATH OLYMPIAD – MIDDLE SCHOOL

In every grade from 4 through 8, our school had at least one winner.

(40 students from our 4th, 5th and 6th grades participated and there were more than 25 participants in 7th and 8th grades.)

TRUMAN SCHOLARS

In 2022, two Bi-Cultural seventh graders were selected from among top Yeshiva and day school students nationwide to be Truman Scholars in the two-year high-level and prestigious Tikvah Fund program examining the shared democratic foundations and biblical connections in the founding of the United States and the founding of the State of Israel.  

CT VOCABULARY BOWL – Statewide Contest

Bi-Cultural’s Middle/High School came in 3rd in the state.

NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:

     National Merit Scholarship Winner

     National Merit Commended Scholar

ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY 

SUMMER SCIENCE RESEARCH PROGRAM:

       One of our BCHA students was in the top 30 of 6,000 applicants and qualified for this prestigious program.

LOCKHEED MARTIN CODEQUEST COMPUTER COMPUTER PROGRAMMING COMPETITION:

  Placing 10th in the United States was a Bi-Cultural 10th grader who also became eligible for a summer internship at Lockheed.

CENTER FOR INITIATIVES IN JEWISH EDUCATION (CIJE):

      ANNUAL HACKATHON

      In the last two CIJE computer competitions BCHA students took first place for 2020/2021 and 3rd place 2021/2022.

   INNOVATION  DAY ENGINEERING COMPETITION:

       3 first place awards – 2022

CONSORTIUM OF MATHEMATICS AND ITS APPLICATION MCM/ICM CONTEST THROUGH COMAP – MATHEMATICAL CONTEST IN MODELING/INTERDISCIPLINARY:

9 American schools qualified, BCHA was the only high school among them.

MAA AMERICAN MATH COMPETITION 

(MATHEMATICAL ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA) 

3 Bi-Cultural students placed in the top 10% of over 300,000 top math students nationwide in the Mathematical Association of America competition.. 

MATH CON – National Mathematics Organization

2 Bi-Cultural students placed in the top 4% of 200,000 top math students nationwide

MOFET INSTITUTE FOR HEBREW LANGUAGE (TEL AVIV)

Bi-Cultural had a first place winner in the advanced category, and 2nd and 3rd place winners in our 11th grade. 

STOCK MARKET COMPETITION

1 Bi-Cultural student came in 3rd place, making over $17,000 in less than 3 months! A member of our faculty also came in first place as the overall winner of the competition.

COLLEGE ACCEPTANCE INTO 6- AND 8-YEAR MEDICAL SCHOOL AND LAW SCHOOL PROGRAMS:

     2022 – 4 acceptances to joint BA/MD University

               Medical School programs; 1 joint Law School program

COLLEGE ACCEPTANCE WITH SCHOLARSHIPS:     

For the 2021-2022 academic year, Bi-Cultural boasts 100% of graduates gaining acceptance to at least one of their top college choices AND 100% receiving academic scholarships and financial grants, some of them full scholarships.

What’s so amazing about Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy? We’d love to show you!