School represents and embodies exceptional diversity; has large student body of over 2300 students representing many different backgrounds
Offers more than 125 honors courses and 26 AP courses; one of only 120 schools worldwide designated an AP Capstone Diploma School; students have the opportunity to earn an international diploma if they take four AP classes plus AP Seminar in 11th grade and AP Research in 12th grade
Size of school provides wide array of competitive opportunities - math, science, Model UN, Quiz Bowl, Mock Trial (nationally ranked team), Youth in Government, world language fairs and competitions, Word Smith, etc.
Regularly has a large number of National Merit Semifinalists named by College Board; in 2015, 12 students were announced as Semifinalists
Extracurriculars: More than 75 student-led clubs, organizations, and groups; formation of new student-led clubs actively encouraged
Special Education: Functional skills class
Parent Involvement: Partners in Education (PIE), Athletic Booster Club (ABC), and School-Based Decision Making Council (SBDMC)
Students must be zoned to school or apply for transfer through Optional or General Choice Transfer Processes. See SCS Optional website for more details on eligibility requirements.
Application Requirements: For 2017-18 Optional attendance - Applicants must have As and Bs with no more than one C and no Ds or Fs as a semester average in any subject on the most recent comprehensive report card and score at or above the 80th percentile on the total and composite Reading and Mathematics NWEA MAP, TCAP End-of-Course test, ACT, PSAT, or SAT. All applicants must also have satisfactory conduct and attendance, with no more than 15 absences and/or tardies. Students are required to enroll in Honors courses.
Over 100 College Admission Officers Visit WSHS Each YearParent 12/02/2015
When College Admission Officers from Princeton, Columbia, Dartmouth, the University of Chicago, and 100's of other colleges and universities are visiting each year to talk to White Station students, that should be the only thing you need to know about the academic rigor of this school. These students are highly prized by these admission officers and that is why they travel all the way to Memphis to sit down with them and convince them to apply to their school. Other schools can claim they are College Prep, White Station is what Colleges WANT!
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