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Saint John’s High School

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Saint John’s High School

West Islip, New York

Founded in 1966, Saint John’s High School is a private, Catholic, college preparatory high school West Islip, New York. Saint John’s was voted the Best Catholic School on Long Island in 2016. The school offers a challenging academic program featuring over 30 AP and Honors courses. Students are also able to take college credit courses through unique partnerships with St. John’s University, Molloy College, and Adelphi University. With 100% of 2017 graduates being admitted to college, Saint John’s prepares all students to succeed in higher education.

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School Type: Private Day School

School Size: 1379

Class Size: 25

Grades Accepted: 9, 10, 11,12

Types of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Intake, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Crew, Cross Country, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Kickline, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurricular: Art Club, Astronomy Club, Bel Canto Chorale, Big Brother/Big Sister, Book Club, Caribbean Cultural Club, Chess Club, Computer Programming Club, Culinary Arts Club, Danceworks, Drama Club, Earth Club, Global Ambassadors Club, History Club, Irish Club, Italian Club, Jazz Ensemble, Knitting, Liturgical Music Group, Mathletes, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, String Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra, Peace and Justice Club, Pep Band, Percussion Ensemble, Radio, SADD, SJB Dance Company, Spanish Club, Speech and Debate, Spring Musical, Stained Glass Club, Student Council, Symphonic Band, Table Tennis, The Forerunner (Yearbook), The Prophet (School Newspaper), Media News Network, Wind Ensemble, Women’s Chorus, Writing Center

Saint Anthony’s High School

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Saint Anthony’s High School

South Huntington, New York

Saint Anthony’s High School is a co-educational, college preparatory high school founded in 1933. With more than 80 AP and Honors courses and 21 college credit courses, Saint Anthony offers its students a diverse, rigorous academic program. A selection of university-accredited classes, a special partnership with the nationally-renowned Saint Francis Hospital, and state-of-the-art technological resources prepare students for long-term success after graduation.

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School Type: Private Day School

School Size: 2,400

Class Size: 30

Grades Accepted: 9, 10, 11, 12

Types of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Intake, Students Intending to Graduate

 

Sports: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Crew, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Tennis, Track and Field, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurriculars: Archery Club, Art Club, Aviation & Rocket Club, Book Club, Chess Club, Comic & Cartooning, Creative Writing Club, Dance Club, DECA, DIY Club, Equestrian Club, Film Club, Future Leaders of America, Future Medical Professionals, Girls Who Code, Global Ambassadors, Irish Step Dancing Club, Jazz Band, League of Legends, Math Club, Mock Trial Club, Model UN, National Honor Society, Photography Club, Physics Club, Quiz Bowl, Robotics Club, Rock-n-Roll Club, Rubiks Club, Science Club, Show Choir, Smart Play, Stage Crew, Step Team, Student Council, Support Our Troops, Table Tennis Club, Video Game Club, Wall Street Club

Saint Thomas Aquinas

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Saint Thomas Aquinas

New Hampshire, 1 hour from Boston

Saint Thomas Aquinas High School is a private, Catholic school located in the historic New Hampshire seacoast town of Dover, NH. With a student population of approximately 420 and a low student-to-teacher ratio of 12:1, students are able to receive individualized support from faculty and staff. Students often cite the close-knit and supportive school community as their favorite characteristic. Saint Thomas Aquinas was named the #1 Private School on the Seacoast for 2017 (as recognized by Seacoast Media Group). The school recently refreshed many of its courses to focus on a STEAM curriculum – the integration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. New, rigorous course offerings such as lab-based Biotechnology, Geometry featuring computer software, and Introduction to Digital and Fine Arts prepare students interested in any subject to use advanced modern technologies. Students at Saint Thomas Aquinas are well-prepared for pursuing higher degrees, and the school maintained a 100% college acceptance rate for the graduating Class of 2018.

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Location: Dover, New Hampshire

School Type: Private Day School

School Size: 423

Class Size: 15

Grades Accepted: 9,10, 11, 12

Types of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Intake, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball

Extracurricular: Academic Worldquest, Art Club, Campus Ministry, Chamber Choir,Chess Club, Debate Team, Drama Club, Environmental Club, FIRST Robotics, French Club, Global Ambassadors, Harry Potter Club, Intersectional Feminism Club, Investing Club, Jazz Band, Math Team, Model UN, Portsmouth Police Explorers, Rosary Club, Spanish Club, Student Advisory Board, Student Ambassadors, Tech Crew, Yearbook Club

Fairmont Private Schools

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Fairmont Private Schools

Anaheim, California

Fairmont Private Schools is a co-educational, non-sectarian private K-12 program with four locations in the Anaheim, California area. Fairmont’s commitment to excellence and exceptionally high level of engagement ensures students’ success at all levels. High school students attend Fairmont Preparatory Academy, voted ‘Best Private High School’ four years in a row in Parenting OC Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Awards. Fairmont’s reputation for academic excellence, a low student-to-teacher ratio, and a caring, nurturing environment are some of the many reasons parents choose Fairmont for their children.

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School Type: Private Day School, Boarding

School Size: 1,925 (total student population), 577 (Fairmont Prep only)

Grades Accepted: K-12

Types of Students Accepted: January Intake, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheer, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Volleyball

Extracurriculars: Badminton Club, The Dessert Club Film Club, Key Club, Model United Nations, Red Cross, Robotics, Speech and Debate, Student Government

Orange County Public School Districts

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Orange County Public Schools

Orlando, Florida

Orange County Public Schools believe in the success of all students and will do everything they can to make that happen. They are a community of schools that are centered around what students want and need to be successful. Equipped with renowned programs in everything from the arts to computer science to athletics, they pride themselves on being a place that students enjoy coming to learn.

Orange County Public Schools is now the ninth largest school district in the United States and the fourth largest in Florida. The district serves more than 207,000 students at 191 schools! Orange County Public Schools believe in the success of all students and will do everything they can to make that happen. 

Orange County Public Schools offers students a variety of academic options at the elementary, middle, and high school grade levels. Based on their individual interests, students can choose to follow a pre-designed path by enrolling in a magnet program or design their own path by enrolling in courses that may be part of various programs at their school.

School Type: Public

School Size: 2,000

Class Size: 25

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Arrivals, Students Intending to Graduate, Graduation Within One Year

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross-Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Other

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Dance, Multimedia Production, Music, Newspaper, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Volunteer Work, Other Clubs: Anime, Art, Chorus, Dance, Debate Team, Fishing, French Honor Society, Gay-Straight Alliance, German, Hip Hop, Key Club, Majorettes Baton Twirling Club, Multicultural Student Union, Musical Alliance, National Honor Society, Photography, Physics, PYNK

West Contra Costa Unified School District

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West Contra Costa Unified School District

San Francisco Bay Area, California

West Contra Costa Unified School District is an Advanced Placement School District of Excellence for the number of AP courses offered. Some of the AP Classes noted about are offered online at no charge to the student. They also offer free tutoring support for students and have a robust summer school program. Students receive free support in studying for college entrance exams such and ESL. They have college counselors on-site that assist students in applying for the universities of their choice and guaranteed admission agreements with some local community colleges.

West Contra provides the highest quality education to enable all students to make positive life choices, strengthen their community, and successfully participate in a diverse and global society. They provide excellent learning and teaching experiences; safe, student-centered learning environments; and support for all students and employees. Also, West Contra develops and maintains productive community partnerships and individual and collective accountability.

 

School Type: Public

School Size: 1,000

Class Size: 22

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Arrivals, Graduation Within One Year, ASE

Sports: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross-Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Dance, Multimedia Production, Music, Newspaper, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, Clubs: Anime, Asian-Pacific Islander, Banju Community Club, Black Student Union, Freedom of Movement, French, Gay/Straight Alliance, Glee Club, Graffiti Arts, Guitar, Hip-Hop Club, Health Occupational Society of America (HOSA), Interact, MESA, Outdoor Rec, Poetry

Chaminade College Preparatory School

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Chaminade College Preparatory School

St. Louis, Missouri

Located in beautiful St. Louis, Missouri, Chaminade is an all-boys Catholic high school that prides itself on its foundation of Catholic Marianist educational traditions and values, educating students for formation in faith, family spirit, service, justice and peace, and adaptation and change, while providing an integral and quality education. Chaminade students are prepared for success in college and life, and ultimately become the men the world needs them to be.

Long-standing traditions have contributed to the continuation of this schools mission and identity. Throughout the school’s history, they have enjoyed a close association with the Society of Mary and their identity has been enhanced by the constant presence of Marianist priests and brothers serving as administrators, faculty, and staff.

Special emphasis is given to educate students to read and think critically in order to write and communicate effectively and help them prepare for their future by developing the necessary research skills, formal and creative writing skills and analytical skills.

Chaminade strives to be innovative in its educational efforts and sensitive to the needs of all of our students. This can be seen in the development of their laptop program which allows them to use the latest educational technology to enhance the classroom learning experience. Teachers use various methodologies and pedagogies to present the curriculum including powerpoint presentations, videos, group discussion, guest speakers, field trips, lab-oriented experiments and interdisciplinary methods to meet different learning styles in the classroom. For those students needing extra help, teachers often provide one-on-one tutoring opportunities before and after school and facilitate peer tutoring by advanced-level students.

 

School Type: Private

School Size: 800

Class Size: 17

Grades Accepted: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Arrivals, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross-Country, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Water Polo,

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Multimedia Production, Music, Newspaper, Painting, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, Other Clubs

Laurens Academy

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Laurens Academy

Laurens, South Carolina

Laurens Academy’s mission statement is to provide a safe, secure environment that will enhance each student’s opportunity to develop to his or her highest potential academically, emotionally, physically, socially, and spiritually. All students participate in a weekly chapel service presented by students, teachers, and outside guests. This is a special time where the school comes together to learn, share, and pray. The faculty is encouraged, when applicable, to incorporate Christian history and principles in their daily activities. Laurens Academy offers an education that will prepare students to enter the college arena and be successful while in college. They believe the best way to carry that out is to provide an environment that is conducive to learning; a place where students and teachers feel safe and secure and as free from distractions as possible.

College counseling and employment preparation is a priority as they teach two separate classes to freshmen and sophomores, as well as work with students individually about college options and majors, resumes, interviewing skills, career options, and scholarship opportunities. In addition, Laurens Academy provides a variety of sports teams year round.

School Type: Boarding

School Size: 220

Class Size: 20

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Arrivals, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Softball, Volleyball

Extracurricular Activities: National Beta Club, National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Student Government, YMCA membership

Michigan Lutheran High School

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Michigan Lutheran High School

St. Joseph, Michigan

Michigan Lutheran pride itself on the high academic achievements they routinely see of our students. Students are able to achieve both personal and academic success through the studies and programs that are offered through Michigan Lutheran High School. The campus is located in a beautiful and safe area in St. Joseph, providing students with a quality education through personable and approachable teachers, a family atmosphere, and strong Christian morals. There is a 100% graduation rate and top universities seek out Michigan Lutheran students for attendance at their schools. The school provides its students with help applying to scholarships and colleges and takes pride in the many outstanding universities that their students have been accepted to. 

School Type: Boarding

School Size: 104

Class Size: 28

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, January Arrivals, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Weightlifting

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Multimedia Production, Music, Painting, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, Band, National Honor Society, Student Government, Mission Trips and service, Audio/Visual Technology Program, Student Ambassador program

Great Falls Central Catholic High School

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Great Falls Central Catholic High School

Great Falls, Montana

Great Falls Central Catholic High School helps to grow in each student a faith foundation based on Catholic identity, morals, social responsibility and service. Great Falls Central Catholic High School believes that faith plays a critical role in the daily educational life for students and staff. They take seriously the responsibility of preparing their youth to live fully God’s will for their lives. Their identity is most apparent in how they treat and interact with one another and their community. They welcome students of any faith background.

Great Falls Central Catholic High School is committed to helping their student develop problem-solving, effective communication and critical thinking skills. They also encourage student involvement in activities such as athletics, academic competitions, speech and debate, musical performance, mentoring and service to the community to help build creativity and self-confidence.

 

School Type: Private

School Size: 130

Class Size: 10

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Arrivals, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross-Country, Football, Golf, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities: Speech and Debate, Art Club, Key Club, National Honor Society, DECA, Spanish Club, Outdoor Adventure, Band, Choir, Orchestra and Cheer/Spirit, Yearbook/Photography

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