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Black Student Achievement Program (BSAP) Saturday Math Academy Spring 2024 Program

December 1st, 2023

The HCPSS Black Student Achievement Program (BSAP) Saturday Math Academy (SMA) will offer an in-person enrichment program for Howard County Public School System students in all levels of math for grades 3 through 12 based on course availability.

The BSAP Saturday Math Academy has been in existence since 1992. The program was developed in response to parents’ seeking math enrichment for their students. The priority was to learn instructional mathematical strategies to support their children at home and to accelerate academic achievement.

Students will participate in math instruction as well as enrichment opportunities including chess, coding, STEM, or choir.

Essential Program Information

Spring 2024 Registration (Online)

Registration will take place online Saturday, January 6, 2024, from 9:00 a.m.- until capacity is reached. Class space is limited.

Spring 2024 Program Sessions (In-Person)

Sessions will take place online on Saturdays from 9:00 AM -12:15 PM on the following dates:


Program Fee: $80.00
Students qualified for FARMs fee: $40.00

Payment Options

Families whose enrollment request is accepted will receive information regarding payment through MySchoolBucks. Additional payment options are available below:

Online: Payments can be made through MySchoolBucks (4% service fee will be applied).

Drop Box: Payments may be dropped off at the BSAP Office Drop Box located to the right of the BSAP Office door at the Old Cedar Lane Building. Please download the Registration Payment Form and include the completed form with your payment.

Old Cedar Lane Building
BSAP Office
5451 Beaverkill Road
Columbia, MD 21044

A student is not enrolled in the program until the program fee is paid. If payment is not received by the requested date, the child’s enrollment will be forfeited.

Program Location

Oakland Mills High School
9410 Kilimanjaro Road
Columbia, MD 21045

Families who register their child(ren) for the program in HCPSS Connect are requesting enrollment. Notification will be emailed to families whose request was accepted.

Acceptance in the program will be based on a first-come first-served basis and available space in the specified class.

Program Orientation

Families of enrolled students will receive an invitation to a virtual Family Orientation on Saturday, January 20th from noon-12:45 p.m.

Additional information

The documents below contain additional information about the Spring program.