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Fueling The Fire For Learning

Bridge Charter Academy is a Personalized Learning School and FREE public charter school, designed to serve home-based students. Our campus locations are in Lowell and Bend Oregon.


Family involvement is one of the strongest predictors of children’s school success (CEE). Our mission at BCA is to maximize parental involvement for students through personalized learning that is rigorous, adaptive, and motivating to produce college and vocational readiness. Our teachers, administration, sponsor district, and school board are committed to this mission. Are you interested in partnering with us for the 2021-2022 School Year? APPLY HERE


Bridge Charter Academy is sponsored by the Lowell School District and currently has two campuses. One is located in the small town of Lowell, Oregon, serving families all over Lane County. The other campus is in Bend, Oregon proudly serving all of Central Oregon. The only location requirement to attend BCA is that you must be able to attend the on campus weekly cohort. ** View our 20/21 Virtual School Year Plan

  • Weekly Cohorts – Provides an opportunity for interaction, encouragement and learning from a licensed and qualified learning coordinator. FAQ >

  • Parent Center – connect with other families, provide feedback during the weekly parent meeting and have a cup of coffee or tea and use this time to relax and recharge. More >

  • Childcare – Childcare is provided by our qualified and caring childcare workers during cohort for younger, non- school aged siblings in a fun, learning atmosphere. More >


BCA students are allocated instructional funds for their academic and extracurricular activities. These funds can be used for curriculum, art courses, music classes, tutoring, supplemental education materials, and much more. BCA currently offers $800.00 per student. FAQ >

Choose your own curriculum or one from our BCA Curriculum Library that includes our most frequently  requested items. You will work with a Learning Coordinator to come up with a planned course of study for Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies for your child to follow for the school year. More >

Each family can choose to check out one iPad from BCA for free (2 if you have 4 or more students enrolled). High School students can also check out a Laptop free of charge. More >

Students at BCA have the opportunity to participate in extracurriculars that pique their personal interests through lessons, enrichment classes, clubs, and other groups. On-campus extracurriculars take place during the week and change each year (Woodshop, Pottery, 3-D Printing, Archery, Choir, Animation..) More >

BCA plans monthly field trips (exceptions include months with holidays/breaks) and usually scheduled for the last Friday of the month. Recent field trips have included OMSI, Wildlife Safari, Hoodoo Ski Area, and the End of the Year Lake Party. More >

High school learning coordinators partner with families to facilitate an educational plan that earns an accredited high school diploma. Families will select either predetermined curriculum or self-designed curriculum to satisfy the required academic credits to graduate. Coursework for each subject is approved by a licensed Teacher of Record. More >

Join BCA and start your child’s personalized education plan!

Parents, teachers, and students collaborate to customize a learning plan focusing on learning style, interests, and academic goals.