Approved Charter Schools

School: Bergen Arts and Science Charter School
School Code: 80-6013
County: Bergen
Host District(s): Hackensack, Garfield and Lodi
Year Approved: 2006
Year Opened: 2007
Approved Grade Levels: Focus: K-11 with 880 students
Contact: Mr. Nihat Guvercin
Address: 200 MacArthur Avenue
Garfield, NJ 07026
Telephone: (973) 253-0002
Fax: (973) 253-0110
Web Site:
Program Description: The Bergen Arts and Science Charter School’s (BASCS) mission is to provide the ideal environment for the intellectual and social development of its students by utilizing a combined effort of students, educators, families, and the community as a whole. Bergen Arts and Science Charter School believes an effective and adequate education necessary for the citizens of the future relies heavily on a multidimensional academic curriculum in which all core subjects will be blended together through various teaching methods while promoting the development of a strong character that supports and respects society. ?Bergen Arts and Science Charter School believes that focusing on an overall high academic achievement will include providing opportunities for individual skills and talents to develop to higher levels. This will inspire in students a lifelong love of learning and desire for self-improvement and creativity
  See School’s Most Recent Annual Report