Black Forest Academy’s Guidance Department supports students in a range of areas. These include:

  • Supporting their transition to/from BFA

  • Leading reflective assessments to help students know themselves better as they think about their future

  • Exploring career options and planning post-secondary school opportunities

  • Planning a four year academic progression at Black Forest Academy

  • Assisting with university application processes

  • Providing university preparatory testing

  • Making students aware of Summer and Gap Year options

All high schoolers are assigned a Guidance Counselor. Students with whom they will meet regularly throughout the year. Parents are also able to consult with their son or daughter’s Guidance Counselor.


Guidance Office:


BFA Online Coordinator:

Test Services:

Parent Nights: Missed the meeting? What do you need to know as a high school parent?

Find the slides from these evenings, with additional speaker notes included beneath each slide.

With conversation topics and information for the families of students going to university in the US, somewhere else, or taking a gap year, we hope these resources are good reminders for the parents of all high school students.

Standardized Testing: SAT, ACT, PSAT, AP, and TOEFL

Here you will learn: What are these tests? Who needs to take them? How do you sign up?

Dual Credit: an alternative to AP exams. Learn what it is, what the benefits are, and how to sign up.

Course Selection Info: What do we offer and how to choose courses

BFA Online: Your student looking to do further studies beyond their BFA courses, check out the Online options!