BDA has an enrollment of 80 deaf young people in this school year of 2017-2018. Some students had a late start in elementary school so are a little older. Ages range greatly from 13 years old up to 30 years old. This age mix works very well as the BDA curriculum is designed to meet the students at what ever level they are.
The student body is a very tight knit group . . . more like a family. Many of them have attended classes all the way through elementary school together. The students are encouraged to study hard but also enjoy their community and the many fun things there are to do on the campus.