Academic challenge, individual excellence, and personal integrity are standards of the Upper School experience. Through Advanced Placement, honors, and standard courses, high school students experience a strong curriculum designed to provide the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful not only in the most challenging of college environments but also in life.
Curriculum Requirements for 9th-12th Grades
Fine and Performing Arts and Elective Options
The High School schedule begins at 7:55am and ends at 3:05pm. Class schedules are set as follows:
The High School Administrator/Guidance Counselor oversees these services:
Springwood School is a preparatory school for college and for life beyond college. Accordingly, there is strong commitment to offer thorough guidance throughout the college selection process. The school is committed to reaching out regionally and nationally to colleges and universities, helping to ensure that Springwood’s students can attend the college of their choice.SAT/ACT Testing Dates & Deadlines
Click the appropriate link to find testing dates, registration deadlines or to register. The sites below contain lots of information to assist in your preparation for the ACT or the SAT. The student is responsible for registration. Register early to obtain your first test site selection.
Springwood School’s code is 011597.SAT Dates & Deadlines
www.collegeview.com- Includes a college search program and campus tours of select colleges.
www.campustours.com- Here you can search for a school and access it’s virtual tour, website, photos, and maps.
www.collegeview.com- Provides career, college, and financial aid information, as well as virtual college tours.
www.ecampustours.com- A revolutionary college planning website featuring 360° x 360° virtual college tours of over a thousand college campuses
www.youniversitytv.com- With over 2,000 exclusive college and career related videos, we are the experts here to help you find out what colleges and careers are really like!Alabama Programs
www.collegecounts529.com- The College Counts Savings Plan has information about Alabama’s Section 529 college savings plan.
www.collegexpress.com- This is a free resource for finding colleges and scholarships.
www.ache.state.al.us- Provides an overview of the State of Alabama Financial Aid programs and how to apply.Georgia Programs
www.gacollege411.org- This site helps families plan, apply, and pay for college in Georgia.
www.georgiacolleges.org- Georgia Private Colleges - The Georgia Foundation for Independent Colleges (GFIC) is an association of Georgia's 28 private (independent) colleges and universities. This web site offers financial information and general college information for these 28 colleges.
www.gsfc.org- The Georgia Student Financial Commission has been helping Georgia’s students increase access to higher education by providing information about the HOPE scholarship, grants, loans, etc.
www.gacollegesavings.com- The Georgia Higher Education Savings Plan has information about Georgia’s Section 529 college savings plan.
www.usg.edu/ga-easy- The University System of Georgia’s application and electronic advising website.
www.ganet.org/governor/intern- The Governor’s Intern Program is for college and law students, providing professional experience before they enter the working world.
www.scholarship.com- This site offers residents a list of potential scholarship opportunities
Springwood School is pleased to offer a Summer School credit recovery program for students to retake a course in which he or she previously was academically unsuccessful in earning the necessary credit towards graduation.
The credit recovery program is available for students who have failed a core course required for graduation, provided the student meets the minimum score of 55 for the course in question. The program is a self-paced, online digital program of study with a qualified teacher provided for additional support to assist students.
Students will begin their course work with a pre-test for the units of study to accurately identify which standards need to be targeted for mastery. Students may only be enrolled in one credit recovery course at a time and are limited to a maximum of two courses. Students who successfully complete their coursework will receive the appropriate credit and assigned a minimum grade of 70%, or a grade reflecting the accuracy rate for mastering the standards for the class the student participated. Students will be required to pass and complete the credit recovery course work by the final day of their session or a failing grade will be assigned. Students must complete a minimum of thirty seat hours in a credit recovery class but will have the option of using up to 35 hours of seat time over seven days.Admission:
Classes will be limited to nine students in each credit recovery session. Enrollment will be filled on a first pay/first serve basis.
Attendance is mandatory. Credit recovery sessions will meet for seven days. Students must report at 8:30am daily. Dismissal time will be 2:00pm. There is a 30-minute break for lunch. Students will not be allowed to leave campus. Students who violate the attendance policy will be dismissed from the program with a loss of their tuition fee.
Disruptive behavior. Students who are disruptive, noncompliant, or fail to make adequate progress will be dismissed from the program with a loss of their tuition fee