Bridge Builder Academy

520 CENTRAL PARKWAY EAST #101
Plano, TX 75074
     Tel: (972)516-8844
        
   
Grades: K - 12 | 35 students
Bridge Builder Academy's logo.  We build bridges to success daily.  We are a Premier K-12 Private school that offers our Exclusive One on One education to help maximize each student's educational potential!
Bridge Builder Academy's logo.  We build bridges to success daily.  We are a Premier K-12 Private school that offers our Exclusive One on One education to help maximize each student's educational potential!
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We teach 5 styles of Learning Explorers:
* Learning Differences Students including : ADD, ADHD, all across the Autism Spectrum, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, TBI, Twice Exceptional, plus many others.
* Traditional Students 
* Gifted & Talented Students 
* Professional Children including Actors/Actresses, Athletes, etc...
* Children of High Profile parents
BBA is a Premier non-traditional private school.  We customize ALL aspects of education to maximize your child's learning potential. Your child is recognized as unique & special.  We understand each child learns differently; each has a unique learning & processing methods; each has a unique learning personality that BBA take into account with each teacher's teaching personalities.
The educational options at Bridge Builder Academy are highly customized specifically for your child.  Your child?'s learning needs, learning styles, learning methods, learning locations, learning personalities & even the best times of day and days of the week are designed around what is best for them.  We customize the what, when, where, and how specially for your child.
Bridge Builder Academy is one of the Premier educational establishments in Texas.  With our Exclusive one on one approach we have been successfully building bridges to academic success for 9 years for students across the DFW area. We have a rolling admission process. New students can be enrolled throughout the year when space and a certified teacher are available.
Bridge Builder Academy's Plano Campus.  We will work to educate your student at the location that is best for their learning.  If it is at our Plano Campus, at their Public/Private School, or even at your home or office.  We want to maximize each child's educational potential!
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Bridge Builder Academy is one of the Premier private school in the DFW area.
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  We specialize in providing the highest quality of our Exclusive One-on-One instruction (never in groups) by customizing educational programs based on the individual needs of students.
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We develop programs based on the learning style and skill level of the student, not based on their grade level.
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Almost all of our teaching staff have MASTERS DEGREES and are CERTIFIED TEACHERS.
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 Our highly trained and qualified teachers work with students one-on-one, in the least restrictive and most comfortable environment, be it their home or our classrooms.
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Some of our  students are required to work only for 2 to 3 hours a day, so that they can have time for their other assignments, such as tennis, golf, swimming, gymnastics, acting, music, or any other activity.
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Our teachers are experienced and in teaching kids with learning differences and gifted/talented as well.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council for Exceptional Children
Other special emphasis association(s)
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported : ADD, ADHD, Aspersers, students all across the Autism Spectrum, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, TBI, and Twice Exceptional, plus many other learning differences.
Year Founded 2006

Student Body

Total Students 35 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 31%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade Bridge Builder Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 1:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 100%
Average Class Size 1 students
Number of AP Courses 15 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Art History, Calculus (AB & BC), Calculus AB 1, Calculus AB 2, Computer Science A, English Literature and Composition 1, English Literature and Composition 2, Environmental Science, Latin, Physics B, Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, Physics C: Mechanics, U.S. Government & Politics, U.S. History 1, U.S. History 2  
Average SAT score 2312
Average ACT score 29
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Because every child has an individualized learning plan the tuition varies depending on the Educational Option (Full Time K-12, Public/Private School Augmentation, Homeschool Assistance, Homework Support, Supplemental & Developmental Enrichment and Educa
% on Financial Aid 5%
Acceptance Rate 27%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jennifer Mullen
Admissions Associate Teresa A. Bronsky

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Game Theory Club, Robotics Club, Strategy Game Club Robotics Club, Game Theory Club,
Strategy Game Club,

School Notes:

  • Every student is taught one-on-one with a teacher at their level.
  • Bridge Builder Academy is a Full-Time Private School, Home School Support, Public School Supplementary and Tutoring Center all in one.
  • Our students spend only 2 to 4 hours per day in the classroom
  • Our teachers have MASTERS DEGREES and are CERTIFIED and HIGHLY QUALIFIED.  We also have COLLEGE PROFESSORS that are accessible to teach our students.
  • We teach students that do not fit into traditional and/or private schools for many different reasons. 
  • We teach students with learning differences.
  • We teach students who are Gifted and Talented.
  • We teach students that are "professional children" (these are children that are already working a careers, such as actors, actresses, singers, ice skaters, ballet dancer, or a career that simply doesn't permit them to attend traditional style schools for their education.)
  • Our curriculum is FULLY ACCREDITED and INDIVIDUALIZED to the needs of each student.
  • We offer DUAL CREDIT and AP courses.

Profile last updated: 08/20/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Plano Christian Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mt Olive Church Of Plano School Of The Arts (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mt Olive Church Of Plano School Of The Arts (0.2 miles away)
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