HS Academic Highlights

2016-2017 Highlights

A highlight of student accomplishments in the 2015-2016 school year are a true testament to our tradition of excellence:

Among the graduating class there were:

  • 2 Silver Knight Nominees
  • 1 National Scholastic Award
  • 2 Posse Scholars
  • 2 Arts for Life Scholarship Awards
  • 1 National Honor Choir member
  • 1 Quest Bridge Scholar
  • 2 National Merit Scholarships
  • 1 Carbonell Award
  • 3 Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival Recognitions
  • 2 Young Arts Finalists
  • 2 Presidential Scholars in the Arts

The class of 2016 will be attending: Barnard College at Columbia University, Barry University, Berklee College of Music, Boston University, Boston Conservatory, Carnegie-Mellon University, Columbia University, The Cooper Union, Cornell University, Eastman School of Music, Emory, Florida School of the Arts, Florida State University, University of Florida, University of South Florida, Hamilton College, Indiana University, Juilliard, Loyola University at New Orleans, Maryland Institute of Contemporary Art (MICA), Massart, New College of Florida, Northwestern University, Oberlin Conservatory, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), San Francisco Conservatory, School of Visual Arts (SVA), SUNY Purchase College, Syracuse University, University of Chicago, University of Memphis, University of Miami, University of Michigan, University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and Yale.

Additionally, 79 of 120 students in the 2016 senior class received the Superintendents’ Diploma of Distinction. In our top ten, we had 12 students; the highest GPA at 5.147 and our 90th percentile with a GPA of 4.750. This incredible group of seniors was offered a total of $24,674,000 in scholarship funds.