BS Academy (Nassau, BS)

A coeducational day school on the senior high school level situated on a four-acre (1.6-hectare) plot on Wulff Road in Nassau, Bahamas. Operated by the Bahamas Conference, it serves a constituency of 12,000. The academy offers a secondary program leading to the BGCSE examination. The secondary enrollment is 377, with a faculty of 16. Graduates may go on to the West Indies College, from which they may enter denominational work. Bahamas Academy developed from a church school established by James H. Smith, who came to the Bahamas in 1913. The school first met in Aurora Hall of the Odd Fellows Building, with G. G. Coffin and his wife as principal and teacher. After several moves it began to occupy the present Wulff Road building in 1948. In that year the school became a junior academy; it achi...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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