Honors courses are available to those students who meet the academic requirements. An additional half credit (.5) grade point is given to the student who takes an honors course and maintains a “C” average.
An Honors Program diploma can be earned when at student completes 12 credits in courses that are Honors, Advanced Placement, or Dual Enrollment. To receive the diploma, the student must have a 3.5 un-weighted GPA at the end of their senior year.
Advanced Placement courses are available for Upper School students and are regulated by enrollment demands. These courses provide students the opportunity to earn college credit for courses taken while still in high school. AP exams are given in May for all students who have taken AP courses. There is a fee for each AP course and there is an additional fee for each AP exam taken. Fees are not included in tuition. One additional (1.0) quality point will be earned by the student who takes an AP course and also takes an AP exam.