HS Class of 2017

Scholars’ Academy Class of 2017 Facts

Mr. Brian O'Connell, Scholaes' Academy's principal takes a selfie with high school class of 2017

Mr. Brian O’Connell, Scholars’ Academy’s principal takes a selfie with high school class of 2017

Community Service:

  • Total hours for the 2016-2017 school year- 4,473 hours
    • An average of over 37 hours per student!

Average GPA for this class is 92.31!

  • 33 AP Scholars
    • 12 of them are AP Scholars with Honors
    • 5 of them are AP Scholars with Distinction
    • 108 students took AP’s (93% of the graduating class)
      • 76% scored at least a 3 on an AP exam
      • 37% scored a 4 or 5 on an AP exam
    • 70 (57.8%) students are receiving Mastery in Math(a 5% increase from last year)
    • 31 (25%) students are receiving Mastery in Science(10% increase from last year)

Average SAT score: 1240 on the 1600 scale

Average ACT score: 26

  • 100% earned College Ready… (75+ on the English Regents and an 80+ on any Math Regents)
  • 98% College Prepared (achieving any one of the following…)  Scoring over 65 on the Algebra 2/Trigonometry, Physics, or Chemistry Regents
  • 100% earned Regents Endorsed Diploma
  • 100% will earn an Advanced Regents Diploma
  • 56 students- 46.2% will earn an Advanced Regents Diploma with Honors
  • The class 2017 submitted 1,482 applications! (12 per student)
  • AMAZING, 77% acceptance rate to the colleges to which they applied overall!

100% were accepted to a four year college and among those are many of the top colleges in the nation- 

  • Ivy League: Columbia University, Cornell University, and the University of Pennsylvania
  • Top NYC and NYS: CUNY Macaulay Honors College, CUNY Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York University, Stony Brook and Binghamton.
  • Out of Town: The University of San Francisco, University of Southern California, MIT, Boston College, George Washington University and many, many more!

The Class of 2017 graduates:

  • Averaged almost $201,000 per student!
  • Earned $3 million dollars more in scholarships from the Class of 2016. 
  • The Class of 2017:  Racked up >$24 million!!!! 
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