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Indian River Charter High School

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Indian River Charter High School – Staff Favorite

Vero Beach, Florida

Indian River Charter High School (IRCHS) was founded in 1998 as a small, public high school, with an emphasis on character development, academic achievement, career preparation, and cultural awareness. With an enrollment limited to 670, the school operates under the auspices of a private non-profit organization and is guided by a community Board of Directors.

Situated next to Indian River State College Mueller Campus, students are encouraged to participate in dual enrollment. Currently, IRCHS is rated an “A” school by Florida’s School Rating System and has been the highest rated high school in Indian River County for the past 10 years. The mission of the Indian River Charter High School is to give its students the opportunity to develop a new set of competencies and foundational skills that will help them enjoy a productive, full, and satisfying life. This school is highly recommended to students who are interested in visual and performing arts.

School Type: Charter

School Size: 650

Class Size: 18

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

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

Sports: Dance, Golf

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Dance, Multimedia Production, Music, Nature and Outdoors, Painting, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, Other Clubs: Birding Club, Campus Life, Cooking Club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), History Club, Humans VS Zombies, Key Club International, Leadership, Model UN, Multicultural Club, National Honor Society, Photography Club, Science Club, Socialized Comp.

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

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

Bishop Dunne Catholic High School

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Bishop Dunne Catholic High School

Dallas, Texas

They have a rigorous academic program with 13 AP courses and dual enrollment courses so students can receive college credit for classes while at Bishop Dunne. The school offers 22 sports, a very strong music and visual arts programs. They also offer traveling opportunities for cultural purposes around the US and the World, as well as trips to visit and tour colleges around the country.

School Type: Private

School Size: 611

Class Size: Varies

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

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross-Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling, Archery

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Music, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, African American Awareness Club, Animal Rescue Club, Archery Club, Book Club, Campus Ministry, Creating Writing Club, Drama Club, Ecology Club, Engineering Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, GeoTech Club, Latinos Unidos, MATHCOUNTS, Medical Careers

St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School

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St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School

Austin, Texas

St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School is a prestigious college preparatory school that prepares young men and women to become visionary and inspirational leaders. This 83,000 sq. ft campus has a state-of-the-art science laboratory, fine arts studio, athletic facilities, and computer lab. This school offers a large variety of AP courses, sports, extracurricular activities, and college prep services to help prepare their students for college.

St. Dominic Savio seeks to build a strong community of faith supporting the mission of the school forming well rounded, visionary leaders for the Church and the world. St Dominic Savio offers a faith experience that will encourage all students to reach their full potential as caring, conscientious, and moral servant leaders. To truly live with the heart of Christ is the goal of their students, faculty, and staff. St. Dominic Savio is an active and thriving environment and provides many opportunities for students to engage their interests and participation through a variety of clubs, honor societies, and competitive teams.

 

School Type: Private

School Size: 400

Class Size: 20

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

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

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross-Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball

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

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