To make the transition from high school to college (or other post-secondary accomplishments) as seamless as possible, Sci High offers many programs to excite our students about college and help them get there. More than 70% of Sci High students are the first in their families to attend college.
Sci High students have many opportunities every year to meet representatives of colleges from around the nation.
For example, students visited the National College Fair, which featured colleges from all across the United States.
Students are also invited to attend a lunch at Sci High with various College Admissions Representatives. The Sci High guidance counselling department has hosted representatives from universities including:
To help Sci High students get ready for the ACT (as well as other college admission tests), the school offers free practice tests several times a year, as well as a workshop emphasizing successful test-taking strategies and techniques.
Sci High students also can apply to participate in free preparatory courses for the ACT and SAT to prepare to take these standardized tests for the first time, or to increase score and ensure TOPS eligibility.