Achievement, test scores, grades and teacher recommendations determine eligibility for Honors Level Courses. These courses are available in English 1, English 2, English 3, English 4, Geometry, Algebra 2, Math Analysis, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, World Studies, Modern World Studies, US History, Government, Spanish 2, Spanish 3, Spanish 4, Spanish 5, Italian 3, and Italian 4.
AP courses are college level courses taught according to the recognized Advanced Placement program curriculum. All students taking AP courses are required to take the AP exam. There is an additional fee for this test.
Achievement, test scores, grades and teacher recommendations determine eligibility. These courses are available in English Literature, English Language, Calculus, U.S.History, European History, Chemistry, Spanish Language & Physics.
The Scholars Program will combine accelerated academics with cultural enrichment and leadership development.
Incoming freshman students' performances on the school’s entrance examination, as well as their academic record, qualify them for placement in the program. Students accepted as St. Thomas Aquinas Scholars will undertake a challenging honors curriculum, leading to Advanced Placement courses, beginning in their sophomore year at Trinity Catholic. Students in the Program will have the opportunity to enroll in up to ten AP courses, as well as additional on-line courses, throughout their high school experience/career. This will give students the chance to earn college credits while in high school and will serve as excellent preparation for undergraduate academic work.
The new Scholars Program will also feature monthly cultural and leadership opportunities. It will provide not only accelerated learning, advanced placement coursework and college credit opportunities, but also monthly cultural enrichment including exposure to theater, architecture and museums via educational visits to major regional cities such as Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Boston and New York City,”
The new Scholars Program will also offer students ongoing leadership training opportunities, including presentations by prominent alumni and community leaders.
These courses provide a College Board approved curriculum and offers students the opportunity to take the AP test to earn college credit. The current offerings include: Language and Composition, Literature and Composition, Spanish Language and Culture, European History, American History, Chemistry, Physics 1, Physics C, and Calculus AB.
This program provides academically motivated students with the opportunity to take challenging university courses while in high school. They allow students to preview college work, build confidence in their readiness for college and earn college credits that provide both an academic and a financial head start on a college degree.
To review our complete Program of Studies guide, please click here.