Admissions

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    (Note: The only languages offered by SPHS IB Program are French and Spanish.)
     
     
     
     
  •    Late Applications
     
     
    Late applications for the 2020-2021 school year will end on December 31st.
     


     

       Admissions Criteria for 2020-2021
     
     
    Prerequisite Course: Algebra 1 Honors (or Algebra 1 credit through the Credit Acceleration Program (CAP)
     
     
     
    Required Test Scores:  Students must achieve a combination of one qualifying math score and one qualifying reading score based on the following options:
     
     

    Math:

    •  347 on FSA Math in grade 6

    •  352 on FSA Math in grade 7

    • Stanine of 8 or 9 on a nationally normed standardized assessment taken within the last two years.

    Reading:

     

    •  352 on FSA ELA in grade 6

    •  352 on FSA ELA in grade 7

    •  Stanine of 8 or 9 on a nationally normed standardized assessment taken within the last two years.

    Grade Requirements

    •  6th & 7th grade final academic grades of A’s or B’s.  (math, science, social studies, English, world language)

    •  8th grade semester academic grades of A's or B's (math, science, social studies, English, world language) 

     

     

     

     

    **For current 8th grade students that do not have 7th grade test results due to lack of testing, PSAT results during the 8th grade year will also be reviewed. For PSAT, Reading and Math stanines greater than 8 or percentile rank greater than 90% meet testing criteria.

     

    Target Group 2: Students who complete the prerequisite course but do not meet the testing or academic grade criteria may be placed in Target Group 2. At least 10% of the incoming 9th grade class will be selected from Target Group 2.

     

     

    Admission Criteria for Grade 10

     

    Students making application for grade 10 must meet the following eligibility criteria:  All eligibility criteria for admission into 9th grade (see Target Group 1).

     

    Successful completion of the prerequisite courses must be completed by the last day of the regular 9th grade school year.  These courses are Algebra 2 Honors, Foreign Language at year 2 or above, science, preferable Biology, at the honors level, and Academic grades of B or above.

     

     

       SPHS Modified Dress Code 

     

    SPHS has a modified dress code and shadows should comply with this dress code.