Outstanding academic preparation has been an integral component of Jesuit schools dating back five centuries, and it has been a hallmark of Jesuit High School since its inception in 1899. "Advancing Academic Opportunities" is ingrained as one of the three pillars of the school's 2022 Strategic Plan.
The current era of secondary education is an exciting one, with the infusion of technology and increasing emphasis on student engagement in the learning process. Jesuit has responded in a dynamic way to the changing needs of 21st century education, with the seamless incorporation of a 1:1 iPad Program in 2014 helping propel academic excellence.
The Advanced Placement (AP) program success ... . From 2014-18, a five-year span, Jesuit achieved an annual pass rate of between 76% and 84% on all AP tests taken, while increasing its AP opportunities every year. n 2018, Jesuit matched its school-record 84% pass rate with a record-high 13 AP courses (out of 23) exceeding 90%, while administering more AP tests (865) to more students (402) in more AP courses (23) than ever before.
Dual enrollment courses introduced in conjunction with Saint Louis University and Creighton Universty, very highly regarded universities ...
In conjunction with Project Lead The Way, a 3-year Engineering program was incorporated into the curriculum in 2016-17. More than students are enrolled in Jesuit's Engineering program annually.
While Jesuit continues its pursuit of Academic Excellence, at the same time it remains true to its heritage of forming men of faith and "Men for Others."
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