Columbia County

If you live in Columbia County and you are considering BCD, you should know…

  • 14% of BCD students are from Columbia County.
  • Our students from Columbia County live in Canaan, Chatham, Copake, East Chatham, Ghent, Hillsdale, Hudson, Kinderhook, New Lebanon, Old Chatham, Claverack, and Valatie.
  • School bus transportation and parent carpool options are available to aid with the commute.
  • Bus service from Hudson area, including Claverack and Hillsdale.
  • Average commute time for students from Columbia County is 30 minutes.
  • Need-based financial aid is available to eligible families—currently, 29% of BCD students receive financial assistance.