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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

Grace Brethren High School

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Grace Brethren High School – Staff Favorite

Simi Valley, California

Grace Brethren High School located north of Los Angeles has a very strong college preparatory program with 13 AP courses and numerous Honors level courses. The school offers 15 sports teams and a wonderful fine arts program including band, graphic arts, ceramics, photography, and drama. Grace Brethren offers college guidance helping students prepare and make the right decisions for college. At Grace Brethren, they believe in training students academically, socially, emotionally, physically and spiritually.

Grace Brethren School, in partnership with church and family, proclaim Christ in all they do. Their mission statement is to, ” Honor Jesus Christ by making disciples and teaching them to love God and people.” They will guide the whole student in an academic environment through a Biblical worldview, providing an opportunity for each one to mature in Christ.

 

School Type: Private

School Size: 425

Class Size: 22

Grades Accepted: 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

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

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

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Multimedia Production, Music, Newspaper, Painting, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, School Retreats, College Tours

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. Francis Xavier High School

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St. Francis Xavier High School – Staff Favorite

Appleton, Wisconsin

This is a college preparatory school that works very hard with international students in achieving their post-high school goals. This school is on the cutting edge of technology, all students are required to have a wrong laptop with them in class. St. Xavier is not only known for its high achieving students but also known for its extensive school spirit.

*Quest graduating seniors were awarded the International Student Award of the Year for two consecutive years in 2017 and 2018 in recognition of their high academic and social achievements at Xavier High School.

Xavier strives to provide the very best Catholic secondary education possible. Preparing students to be the future leaders in their community and in their Church is their highest priority. Their goal is to assist students in becoming well-educated Catholic Christian adults who have heaven as their goal. Xavier is proud to be recognized as one of the top 50 Catholic high schools in the nation and a School of Distinction by the Diocese of Green Bay.

Xavier High School provides a curriculum for college-bound students but excels at meeting the needs of all its students with learning services and a guidance program for extensive assistance in college, career and personal growth.  Xavier has the highest ACT average in the Fox Valley (25.7) with 99% participation. Students are offered over 155 courses including Advanced Placement/ College Credit courses, PLTW (Project Lead The Way) and Distance Learning options.  Approximately 70% of students earn college credit during high school with an average of 10 credits per student upon graduation.

School Type: Private

School Size: 600

Class Size: 25

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

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

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross-Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Dance, Multimedia Production, Music, Nature and Outdoors, Newspaper, Painting, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, Book Club, Bowling Club, Chess Club, Language Clubs, International Club, Key Club, Mock Trial, Cinematography Club, Link Crew, Ski Club, Student Ambassadors, Theatre Club, Honor Society, FBLA

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

Providence Academy

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Providence Academy – Staff Favorite

Johnson City, Tennessee

Providence Academy was founded in 1994 as a private Christian school serving grades K through 12. The school is located in one of the most scenic, and safest cities in the Southeast part of the United States. Students have opportunities to participate in fine arts, athletics, service activities, or dual-degree programs. Providence Academy had a 100% college acceptance rate in 2018.

Education at Providence Academy is defined as inherently different than public education in philosophy and content. Providence Academy attempts to operate as an extension of the family and to foster spiritual development and a Biblical worldview in the lives of its students. This includes leading students to develop a Biblical understanding of morality and to pursue a life that is governed by the Biblical moral code.

School Type: Private

School Size: 485

Class Size: 20

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

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross-Country, Golf, Soccer, Track & Field, Volleyball

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Multimedia Production, Music, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, Chess, Reading, Math, Board Games Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Saint Joseph Preparatory

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Saint Joseph Preparatory

Boston, Massachusetts

Saint Joseph Preparatory High School is a medium-sized, co-educational, and college preparatory high school in Boston proper. Saint Joseph’s seeks to educate the whole person—intellectually, morally, relationally, physically, and spiritually—with a commitment to scholarship at the highest level. The school offers several advanced classes as well as sports, extracurricular activities, volunteer opportunities, and high-level college preparation. Students enjoy proximity to one of America’s finest cities.

Founded upon academic excellence, personal integrity, and Catholic tradition, the School educates the whole person—mind, body, and soul—with a commitment to scholarship at the highest level. Students are welcomed, supported, challenged, stretched, known, and loved. Prepared with the skills they need to excel in college and career, we promote global citizens who think critically, lead courageously, and work collegially to raise the standard of living and learning for all persons.

The vision of Saint Joseph Preparatory High School is to be a premier independent co-ed Catholic high school in greater Boston, that provides an exceptional, accessible education that is student-centered, character-driven, and academically rigorous. Graduates are prepared for success in college and in life, empowered to assume positions of leadership, and committed to being women and men of service.

 

School Type: Private

School Size: 900

Class Size: 17

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Semester; Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross-Country, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling

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

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