BCA Bayou Community Academy

                            Open Enrollment for BCA for August 2023

Bayou Community Academy Charter School is a Type 1 public charter school of choice for Lafourche Parish residents. BCA provides free public college preparatory education for K-8, except for Pre-K ($4500 tuition-base program with a $100 nonrefundable deposit).

Open enrollment for Pre-K (must be 4 years of age by September 30, 2023) through 8th grade for 2023-2024 school year will take place in January.

Parent(s) must attend one Parent Informational Meeting. A Driver’s license is required to receive an application. The following must be attached to the application: 1. Proof of residence in Lafourche (copy of Entergy or water bill with address and name of parent on bill); 2. Copy of child’s social security card; and 3. Copy of child’s birth certificate.

Below is the scheduled meeting dates and locations:




January 3, 2023


Bayou Community Academy Cafeteria

January 9, 2023


Bayou Community Academy

January 12, 2023


Moses Community Center located at 1310 Cardinal Drive, Thibodaux

January 17, 2023


Raceland Head Start located at 105 Williams St, Raceland

January 27, 2023


Bayou Community Academy Library


* All necessary documents (Application, free/reduced lunch forms, birth certificate, social security card, and proof of residency) must be returned in a sealed envelope to Melanie Becnel, CEO / Director, by Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at 1:00pm.  For Pre-K registrations only, a $100 nonrefundable deposit (make checks out to BCA) must be submitted as well.

**Attending a meeting is the ONLY opportunity to receive an application for Open Enrollment.  Applications will not be available before the meetings. 

***Doors to all meetings will be closed 5 minutes after each meeting begins.  Late arrivals must attend an additional meeting to receive an application. 

For more information contact: BCA CEO / Director, Melanie Becnel, at [email protected]