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    Saint Andrew's School ::: Boca Raton, Florida ::: Southeast U.S.

    Saint Andrew's School, Boca Raton, Florida

     

    • Lovely 81-acre  (32 hectares) south Florida campus only five miles from the Atlantic coast, 35 minutes from Miami and 15 minutes from Fort Lauderdale
    • 595 students (grades 9-12); 17% international; average class size 10 students; student/faculty ratio 6:1
    • Coeducational boarding school, religious affiliation - Episcopal
    • Tropical location allows for year-round sports activities including swimming, diving, golf
    • Rigorous academic curriculum, extensive honors and advanced placement courses and International Baccalaureate program
    • University placements included Brown University, Cornell University, Georgetown University  among others
    • ESL

    Founded

    1961

    Climate

    Tropical

    Student Body

    595 students (grades 9 - 12);17% international.

    Average Class Size

    10 students

    Faculty

    102 faculty;74% with advanced degrees

    Student/Faculty Ratio

    6:1

    College Placement

    100% university placement including California Polytechnic State University, Boston College, Brown University, Cornell University, Georgetown University, Vanderbilt University among others

    Honors & AP

    Advanced Placement: Art History, Biology, Calculus AB & BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language, Computer Science, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Environmental Science, European History, French, Human Geography, Latin, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, Studio Art, US Government, US History

    Honors: Algebra, Anatomy & Physiology, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Chinese, Chorale, Drawing, English, Film, French, Geometry, Guitar Ensemble, Italian, Jazz Band, Journalism, Latin, Organic Chemistry, Physics, Portfolio, Pre-calculus, Science Research, Sculpture, Spanish, String Ensemble, US History, Wind Ensemble, World History

    Marking System

    Saint Andrew's utilizes the standard grading system: A=90-100; B=80-89; C=70-79; D=60-69; F=0-59.  Grades are issued on a quarterly basis with parents receiving formal grade reports at the end of each quarter.  The 4.0 grading system is used for all academic courses and is weighted for Honors, AP and IB courses.

    Programs of Study

    The minimum graduation requirements for grades 9 through 12 are as follows: 

    English - 4 credits
    History/Social Studies - 3 credits
      (US History)
    Mathematics - 3 credits
      (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II/Trigonometry)
    Science - 3 credits
      (Physics, Chemistry, Biology -all with labs)
    World Language - 3 credits
      (same language)
    Visual/Media/Performing Arts - 1 credit
    Theology - 1 credit
    Life Skills - .25 credits
    Public Speaking - .25 credits
    Electives - 1.5 credits

    Community Service - 40 hours

    Athletic Requirement - 1 semester Athletic/Physical Education requirement per academic year

    World Languages offered: Chinese, French, Italian, Latin, Spanish

    SAT/ACT Scores: Average SAT score = 1840 (2400 scale); Average ACT score = 27

    Accreditation

    Saint Andrew's School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; International Baccalaureate World School

    Athletics

    Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross-country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming & Diving, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling

    Arts:

    Acting, Studio Arts, Band, Ceramics, Choral Music, Dance, Film & Video, Music Appreciation History and Theory, Music Composition, Orchestra, Public Speaking, Publications, Sports Broadcasting, Screenwriting, Television Production, Theater

    Extracurricular Activities

    Clubs and Activities: Adventure Club, Badminton Club, Ballroom Dance Club, Chinese Culture Club, Community Service, Constitutional Law and World Issues Club, Debate Team, Drama Club, Environmental Club, Fine Arts Association, Habitat for Humanity, Investment Club, Robotics & Mechanics Club, Surf Club, Women in Leadership

    Facilities:

    Academic complex, 5 academic buildings, 2 administration buildings, aquatic complex, athletic center, 3 athletic fields, bookstore, center for performing arts, chapel, 3 gymnasiums, health center, library, middle school campus, 2 residence halls, science center, student commons, tennis courts, theater, visual arts building

    ESL

    Saint Andrew's offers ESOL for students entering grades 9,10 and 11. It offers Intermediate ESOL which is devoted to developing grammar and writing skills, and Advanced ESL which prepares international students for successful graduation from Saint Andrew's School and the rigors of a university curriculum.