Choice Programs

Academy of Global Studies for High School

Academy of Global Studies
Terry Sanford

  • Offers a rigorous college preparatory program with students taking AP and FTCC courses as early as their freshman year.
  • Provides a recognized AP Capstone TM program which offers an innovative and engaging college-level program that complements and enhances discipline-specific AP courses
  • Offers AP® Seminar and AP Research that immerse students in the practice of critical skills needed to distinguish themselves in college and life.
  • Encourages a passion for learning and transforming students into curious, collaborative, and independent thinkers with skills that are valued and sought after by colleges and
    universities.
  • Fosters critical and creative thinking, argumentation, and research skills at the core of college readiness and essential for lifelong learning
  • Provides a setting to build on the knowledge and rigorous course work of AP in an interdisciplinary format
  • Provides the opportunity to graduate with an AP Capstone Diploma or an AP Seminar and Research Certificate based on the number of AP exams that are taken and passed with a score of 3 or higher.
  • Encourages global awareness through participation in an annual Global Symposium, often conducted by experts from local universities.
  • Requires yearly completion of community service hours.

 

Eligibility Requirements:
Minimum GPA must be a “B” with no subject grade lower than a “C,” in the prior school year
Minimum EOC/ EOG percentile Reading: 71%, Science 52%, Math: 60%, Math 1: 43%
Completion of Global Studies Application with Resume and Essays

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Published by Vernessa Johnson on January 1, 2018
        

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