Special Academic Opportunities
Once students pass the basic course requirements, they are encouraged to expand on their achievements through Advanced Placement courses and explore an exciting range of electives. Students interested in language and literature may choose from Courses like Personal Writing, Censorship, or Elements of Drama. Students serious about science may choose to expand their computer expertise, take Advanced Placement courses, or experience field research in an Environmental Science class. Elective art courses include sculpture, painting, ceramics and illustration.
Advanced Placement courses are offered in 17 areas of study including History, English, Science, Latin, Mathematics, Computer Science and Psychology. Many of the Prep's AP students receive college credit as a result of their performance in the Advanced Placement examinations.