2014 st. saviour high school admission brochure
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12011-12 Saint Saviour High School Annual Report
Approaching 100 years ofAcademic Excellence
Learn more about us at stsaviour.org
Why Choose Saint Saviour High School? • You want the best high school education you can find. You want to learn and to grow in an environment that prepares you for tomorrow’s world. The vitality and diversity of Saviour will lead you beyond the classroom and prepare you to meet that world. • Our faculty cultivate an environment of mutual respect and understanding among our young women. • The central elements of a Saviour education are dynamic teacher-student relationships and flexible curriculum. Small class sizes permit individual attention and foster the acquisition of knowledge and the ability to think critically and creatively. • We place great importance on flexibility, and are able and willing to adapt our curriculum to students’ needs, interests and talents. • Through religious studies and various service activities, we guide our students in their spiritual development, strengthen their awareness of social and moral responsibility, and encourage them to reach beyond themselves to the wider community.
Why Choose an All-Girls School?According to a UCLA study (2009), young women who attend all-girls high schools: • are MORE CONFIDENT in their math, computer, and writing abilities • have 30% HIGHER SAT SCORES in Reading, Writing, and Math • are more likely to be INVOLVED IN EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES • have higher levels of political ENGAGEMENT, greater interest in ENGINEERING CAREERS, more self-confidence in PUBLIC SPEAKING • are more likely to attend GRADUATE SCHOOL • are less likely to think in terms of “girl-subjects” and to fit traditional stereotypes • report greater levels of ENJOYMENT OF LEARNING
Alumna Rosemary Salomone, JD ’64, author of Same, Different, Equal: Rethinking Single-Sex Schooling • Single-sex schools help students unlearn sex stereotypes, encouraging girls’ interest in math and science. Schools teach for “overall outcome,” the comprehensive development of students for leadership and life. • Students look beyond test scores, to academic investment and long-term results in college and career choices. • Students feel a sense of sisterhood and revel in the traditions these schools maintain.
What you need to know about Saint Saviour High School: • Individualized Honors Program • Average class size is 16 • 4-quarter term, 2-semester schedule • 10 Advanced Placement courses • College Advantage (credit) Program with St. John’s University • High Speed Wi-fi access with BYOD program, Google Apps for Ed, Windows and MAC based Computer lab, Programming and Robotics. • Educating girls in the tradition of the School Sisters of Notre Dame • The majority of students come from Brooklyn but we also draw students from Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island.
• Active Campus Ministry• 4-year religious studies and retreat program
Tuition and Financial Aid:• $9,500 for 2014-2015 school year• Merit-based scholarships and need-based
financial aid are available.
Accreditation:• The New York State Board of Regents• Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
Recent acceptances to selective schools include: Barnard, B.U., Carnegie Mellon, Columbia, Cornell,
Dartmouth, Harvard, Georgetown, GWU, Macaulay Honors,
Mount Holyoke, NYU, Parsons, RIT, Smith, Stevens, Syracuse,
and St. Andrews (Scotland).
Sept-Walkathon, Freshmen Retreat, Freshmen/Senior Week
Nov-Cultural HarmonyDay, Career Day, Dad & DaughterEvent
Feb-Ring Ceremony, Gospel Choir Concert
Mar-Sleepover, DramaPerformance,Booster/Cheer Competition
May-Junior Dance, Senior
Prom, Foundress Day, May Crowning
Apr-Enrichment Day,International Travel,
Oct-Study Skills Workshop, Respect
for Life Liturgy, Song Contest, Open
House, College Fair
Clubs and ActivitiesAnimeAsian HeritageDramaFrenchGaelic SocietyGospel ChoirHistory MattersInner GlowItalianLibrary VolunteersMine CraftRoboticsRoot’s ‘N’ Shoot’sSkyline (school newspaper)SpanishStage CrewStudent CouncilThabor (Yearbook)Voices (literary magazine)
AffiliationsGilder Lehrman Institute for US HistoryLa Société Honoraire de FrançaisNational Honor SocietyNorth American Computational Linguistics Olympiad
Junior Varsity SportsSoftball
Saint Saviour High School where Liberal Arts, Science, Technology,
and Fine Arts come together. where we educate the Mind, the
Heart and the Spirit. where you will find your voice, your
confidence and your future.
Scholarships are awarded to qualifying students.
See for yourself - come for a Buddy Day: 718-768-4406 x10
Saint Saviour High School588 Sixth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215