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Welcome to Ballou STAY Opportunity Academy, where we believe:
‘It’s Never Too Late to Earn Your High School Diploma’
Ballou STAY Opportunity Academy offers traditional diploma programming through Summit Personalized Learning, an instructional program that integrates high-quality, individualized, digital learning in all core subjects.  Summit offers specialized programming to prepare our students for college and the workplace; empowering our young adults with the career skills to succeed in the real world.  In addition to cosmetology, barbering and early childhood vocational training programs, Ballou STAY Opportunity Academy offers the National External Diploma Program, a high school diploma program for the adults over the age of 23 years of age and older.  Our commitment to our students goes beyond academic achievement, we empower our students’ transition to life after receiving a high school diploma or certification.

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Covid 19 Self-Test

Test Yourself DC Express is a free COVID-19 Rapid Antigen test that detects if you have a current COVID-19 infection in as little as 15 minutes. These tests have been authorized for Emergency Use by the US Food and Drug Administration. The COVID-19 Rapid Antigen test kit is intended for the collection of anterior nasal swabs from individuals aged 15 years and older (self-collected) or 2 years and older (collected with adult assistance). Test Yourself DC Express kits are available for DC residents, with proof of address, at 8 locations throughout the District. https://coronavirus.dc.gov/