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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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Kids Ride Free Program

Mayor Muriel Bowser established and championed the Kids Ride Free transit subsidy program to ensure that enrolled District students who are also District residents can get to school and school-related activities for free.
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Take the Shot, DC

Pediatric Vaccination Pre-Registration To pre-register for a vaccinations, please click the button below to complete the required questionnaire so that DC Health can gather information for your child's vaccine appointment. You can also call the Vaccination Call Center at 1-855-363-0333 to make an appointment.