Who We Are
Blackstone Academy Charter School, Inc. operates a public high school as well as an educational enrichment program for middle and high school students. Our high school serves 350 students from Pawtucket, Central Falls, and Providence, Rhode Island. The school began in 2002 and grew out of the 35+ year old SPIRIT Education Program. Our organization was formed to assist urban students to complete high school, attend higher education and contribute to their local, regional and global communities.
The Barr Foundation supported Next Generation Learning Challenges to put together a series of podcasts and publications in order to share our unique and successful approaches in urban education with a wider audience. Check out the following for an in-depth look at what makes Blackstone Unique: BACS Model Overview.
Blackstone Academy has been a three Star School under the present Rhode Island Classification System for schools and was a Commended School under previous classifications; one of the few urban schools to achieve this. We believe this is a reflection of our strong school culture, the academic success and growth of our students, and our commitment to engaging diverse learners despite their past or present challenges. The majority of our students go on to higher education and will be the first in their family to do so. Click here to check out some of their recent acceptances.
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School Calendar 2023-2024
BACS has been a G Suite for Education school since 2016 and is a one-to-one Chromebook school. This platform allows for blended learning opportunities, improved collaboration and sharing, and increased security.
Blackstone Academy at a Glance
Serving Grades 9-12
14:1 Student-Teacher Ratio
81% Free & Reduced Lunch
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Blackstone Academy needs your help. It's run like a small business – every penny is spent wisely. But even with that vigilance we still can't afford everything we need to best serve our students. Please considering donating to BACS so that we can do even more for our amazing young men and women.
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