The. St. Edmund Prep World Scholars Honors Program (WSHP) recognizes the academic excellence of students with significantly high TACHS scores and academic achievement in grades six through eight. Admission to the WSHP is by invitation only. It is a rigorous and challenging program of study for the highly-motivated and academically-gifted student.
Participants will be enrolled in a number of honors courses in both their freshman and sophomore years. In junior and senior year, all major subjects will be taken at the Honors, Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), or St. John's University College Advantage (SJU) Level. (Note: there may be an additional fee for AP, IB, and SJU courses)
An International World Scholars Honors Program student in good standing will:
- Be a young man/woman of high integrity and strong character
- Maintain an average of 80 or greater in all courses at each reporting period.
- Actively and consistently participate in an approved St. Edmund Prep (SEP) athletic or extracurricular activity.
A probationary process will be created for WSHP students not in good standing.
|English Honors||English Honors|
|Algebra Honors||Geometry Honors|
|Biology Honors||Chemistry Honors|
|Global History Honors||AP European History|
|Foreign Language Honors||Foreign Language Honors|
|Religious Studies and Music||Religious Studies|
|Physical Education and Studio Art||Physical Education and Health|
- All major subjects must be taken at the Honors, AP, IB, or SJU level.
- Elective courses may be taken at any level.
- All major subjects must be taken at the Honors, AP, IB or SJU level.
- At least one full-year (or two half year) elective course(s) must be taken at the Honors, AP, IB or SJU level. Students having completed the highest-level foreign language course in Junior Year may enroll in a new foreign language Honors course.
- Students who earn Regents credit in the 7th or 8th grade may seek advanced standing in those subject areas as freshman.
- Freshman may opt to take Introduction to Band in place of the standard Music/Art requirement.
- WSHP students are encouraged during their freshman year to apply to participate in the Exchange Program between SEP and our sister/brother schools in Salisbury, England. The exchange takes place during the sophomore year.
- WSHP students may opt at the end of their sophomore year to become a full International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma candidate.
- WSHP students are encouraged to participate in the Travel Study program offered during their junior and/or senior year.