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High School Core & Elective Course Offerings

*Courses denoted by an asterisk are Pre-College Major Electives

English

  • English I
  • Honors English I
  • English II
  • Honors English II
  • English III
  • AP English Language & Composition
  • English IV
  • AP English Literature & Composition

Mathematics

  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Honors Geometry
  • Algebra II
  • Honors Algebra II with Trigonometry
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Honors Pre-Calculus
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC

History & Social Sciences

  • World History I
  • AP World History
  • World History II
  • AP European History
  • American History
  • AP United States History
  • US Government/Senior Economics
  • AP Government & Politics: U.S.
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP Human Geography

Science

  • Physical Science
  • Biology
  • Honors Biology
  • Organismal Biology*
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Environmental Science
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Honors Chemistry
  • AP Chemistry with Lab Class
  • AP Biology with Lab Class
  • AP Physics
  • Conceptual Physics

World Language

  • Spanish I, II, and Honors Spanish III , IV
  • French I, II, and Honors French III , IV
  • Latin I, II, and Honors Latin III , IV

Technology

  • 21st Century Technology
  • Programming*/Networking*
  • AP Computer Science Principles*

Physical & Health Education

  • Physical Education
  • Athletic Weight Training
  • Seventh Period Athletics
  • Cheerleading I, II, III, IV
  • Dance Team
  • Lifetime Health and Wellness

Fine & Performing Arts Electives

Additional Elective Offerings

Fine & Performing Arts Electives

  • Visual Arts I, II, III, IV
  • AP Studio Art: Drawing with Lab
  • AP Art History
  • Photography I, II
  • Graphic Design*
  • AP Studio Art: 2-D Design*
  • Chorus I, II, III, IV
  • Percussion
  • AP Music Theory
  • Performance Studies
  • Instrumental Music I, II, III, IV (Marching and Concert Band)
  • Theater Arts I, II
  • Technical Theater I, II
  • Technical Theater Productions
  • Competitive Speech & Debate
  • Journalism: Newspaper
  • Journalism: Yearbook
  • Public Speaking

Additional Elective Offerings

  • Survey of Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy & Related Professions*
  • Introduction to Philosophy and World Religions
  • Introduction to Business, Marketing & Personal Finance*
  • Interpersonal Relations Youth Leadership
  • Leadership Seminar
  • Visual Storytelling*

Honors began 2018-2019
In conjunction with the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
+ Botany / Zoology prior to 2018-2019

High School Information

For a general diploma, the student must pass 25 Carnegie units, including the following:

  • English: 4 units
  • Mathematics: 4 units (a minimum of Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II and Algebra III/
    Trig)
  • Social Studies: 4 units
  • Science: 4 units
  • World Language: 2 units (at least two consecutive years of the same language
    is required)
  • Physical Education: 1 unit
  • Technology: 1 unit
  • Fine Arts: 1 unit
  • Electives: 4 units

Three levels of Honors Diplomas are available, requiring the following grade point averages (GPA): Cum Laude, 3.8 GPA; Magna Cum Laude, 3.9 GPA; and Summa Cum Laude, 4.0 GPA.

To earn an Honors Diploma, students must also meet the following requirements in addition to those for the General Diploma:

  • Pass two additional Carnegie units
  • Earn a minimum GPA of 3.8
  • The student must complete six elective credits, one of which must be the third year of the same world language
  • The student must receive high school credit for a minimum of four of the following science courses: Physical Science,
    Honors Biology, Biology, Chemistry, Honors Chemistry, Physics, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology, or AP Physics
  • Complete six semesters of Advanced Placement courses in at least two subject areas
  • Complete four semesters at Saint James School and satisfy all other requirements (transfer students only)
  • Complete eight hours of approved, documented volunteer service for each year of attendance at Saint James in grades nine through twelve

Honors Course Offerings

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English I
  • English II
  • Algebra II with Trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Pre-Calculus
  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Advanced Placement Course Offerings

  • Art History
  • Art 2D Design
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Computer Science Principles
  • World History
  • European History
  • Human Geography
  • Macroeconomics
  • Music Theory
  • Physics
  • Studio Art: Drawing
  • U.S. History
  • U.S. Government and Politics

Saint James students taking AP exams consistently score higher than the global and state averages for those courses offered at Saint James School.

2017-2021 Saint James Students Scoring 3, 4, or 5: 75%

Total Number of AP Exams Taken in 2021: 194
61% scored 3, 4, or 5
26% scored 4 or 5

AP Scholar Designation: 14
AP Scholar with Honors Designation: 4
AP Scholar with Distinction Designation: 2

  • 2020-21: Two Finalists; Two Scholarship Winners
  • 2019-20: One Finalist; One Commended
  • 2017-18: Two Finalists; One Commended
  • 2016-17: Four Finalists; Four Commended
  • 2015-16: One Commended
  • 2014-15: Two Finalists; One National Achievement Finalist; One Commended
  • 2013-14: One Finalist; One National Achievement Finalist
  • 2012-13: One Finalist; Two Commended

Saint James School does not assign class rank.

A = 100-90
B = 89-80
C = 79-70
D = 69-64
F = 63 and below

  • Air Force Academy
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  • University of Alabama at Huntsville
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  • Appalachian State University
  • University of Arizona
  • Auburn University
  • Auburn University at Montgomery
  • Ball State University
  • Baylor University
  • Belmont University
  • Berry College
  • Binghamton University (SUNY)
  • Birmingham-Southern College
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Brandeis University
  • Brevard College
  • Brigham Young University
  • Brown University
  • Bryn Mawr College
  • University of California Irvine
  • California State Polytechnic Institute
  • Calvin University
  • Carnegie-Mellon University
  • University of Central Florida
  • Centre College
  • University of Chicago
  • The Citadel
  • Clemson University
  • College of Charleston
  • College of William & Mary
  • Colorado School of Mines
  • University of Colorado
  • Colorado State University
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • Dartmouth College
  • Davidson College
  • University of Denver
  • Dickinson College
  • Duke University
  • Elon University
  • Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Emory University
  • Emory & Henry University
  • Faulkner University
  • Florida A & M
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Florida State University
  • University of Florida
  • Furman University
  • George Mason University
  • Georgetown College
  • Georgetown University
  • George Washington University
  • University of Georgia
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Georgia State University
  • Hampden-Sydney College
  • University of Hartford
  • Harvard University
  • University of Houston
  • Huntingdon College
  • Indiana University
  • Iowa State University
  • University of Kentucky
  • Liberty University
  • Louisiana State University
    Loyola University
  • Marymount Manhattan College
  • University of Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • University of Miami
  • Millsaps College
  • Mercer University
  • University of Michigan
  • Middlebury College
  • Mississippi College
  • University of Mississippi
  • Mississippi State University
  • University of Missouri
  • University of Mobile
  • University of Montevallo
  • Morehouse College
  • University of Nebraska
  • New York University
  • University of North Alabama
  • University of North Carolina
  • North Carolina School for the Arts
  • Northeastern University
  • University of North Texas
  • Northwestern University
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Oberlin College
  • Ohio State University
  • Oglethorpe University
  • University of Oklahoma
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Olin College
  • Oxford University, England
  • Pepperdine University
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Portland
  • Presbyterian College
  • Princeton University
  • Providence College
  • Purdue University
  • Queens University, Canada
  • Regents College, London
  • Rhodes College
  • Rice University
  • Rollins College
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Rutgers University
  • Saint Louis University
  • Samford University
  • San Diego State University
  • Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Seattle University
  • University of South Alabama
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Southern Mississippi
  • University of the South: Sewanee
  • Southern Methodist University
  • University of South Florida
  • Spring Hill College
  • Stanford University
  • University of Tampa
  • University of Tennessee
  • University of Texas
  • Texas Christian University
  • Texas State University
  • University of Toronto
  • Troy University
  • Tufts University
  • Tulane University
  • Tuskegee University
  • University of Virginia
  • United States Military Academy
  • United States Naval Academy
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Wake Forest University
  • Washington and Lee University
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Wesleyan College of North Carolina
  • Wesleyan University
  • Western Kentucky University
  • Wofford College
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ACT Composite Score Quintile Distribution

Sector of Class

Distribution

Top 20 percent

33-28

Second

28-26

Third

25-23

Fourth

23-20

Fifth

20 or below

Middle 50 percent scored between 18-28.

SAT Score Quintile Distribution

Sector of Class

Total

EBRW

Math

Top 20 percent

1460-1210

780-660

750-590

Second

1200-1180

640-620

580-570

Third

1170-1110

610-580

560-530

Fourth

1100-1080

570-540

510-500

Fifth

1070-1000

530-520

480-460

Total: Middle 50 percent scored between 1090-1200.
EBRW: Middle 50 percent scored between 560-640.
Math: Middle 50 percent scored between 510-580..

GPA Quintile Distribution

Sector of Class

Distribution

Top 20 percent

4.24-4.08

Second

4.06-3.92

Third

3.81-3.48

Fourth

3.47-3.15

Fifth

3.15-2.33

High School Information

For a general diploma, the student must pass 25 Carnegie units, including the following:

  • English: 4 units
  • Mathematics: 4 units (a minimum of Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II and Algebra III/
    Trig)
  • Social Studies: 4 units
  • Science: 4 units
  • World Language: 2 units (at least two consecutive years of the same language
    is required)
  • Physical Education: 1 unit
  • Technology: 1 unit
  • Fine Arts: 1 unit
  • Electives: 4 units

Three levels of Honors Diplomas are available, requiring the following grade point averages (GPA): Cum Laude, 3.8 GPA; Magna Cum Laude, 3.9 GPA; and Summa Cum Laude, 4.0 GPA.

To earn an Honors Diploma, students must also meet the following requirements in addition to those for the General Diploma:

  • Pass two additional Carnegie units
  • Earn a minimum GPA of 3.8
  • The student must complete six elective credits, one of which must be the third year of the same world language
  • The student must receive high school credit for a minimum of four of the following science courses: Physical Science,
    Honors Biology, Biology, Chemistry, Honors Chemistry, Physics, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology, or AP Physics
  • Complete six semesters of Advanced Placement courses in at least two subject areas
  • Complete four semesters at Saint James School and satisfy all other requirements (transfer students only)
  • Complete eight hours of approved, documented volunteer service for each year of attendance at Saint James in grades nine through twelve

Honors Course Offerings

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English I
  • English II
  • Algebra II with Trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Pre-Calculus
  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Advanced Placement Course Offerings

  • Art History
  • Art 2D Design
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Computer Science Principles
  • World History
  • European History
  • Human Geography
  • Macroeconomics
  • Music Theory
  • Physics
  • Studio Art: Drawing
  • U.S. History
  • U.S. Government and Politics

Saint James students taking AP exams consistently score higher than the global and state averages for those courses offered at Saint James School.

2017-2021 Saint James Students Scoring 3, 4, or 5: 75%

Total Number of AP Exams Taken in 2021: 194
61% scored 3, 4, or 5
26% scored 4 or 5

AP Scholar Designation: 14
AP Scholar with Honors Designation: 4
AP Scholar with Distinction Designation: 2

  • 2020-21: Two Finalists; Two Scholarship Winners
  • 2019-20: One Finalist; One Commended
  • 2017-18: Two Finalists; One Commended
  • 2016-17: Four Finalists; Four Commended
  • 2015-16: One Commended
  • 2014-15: Two Finalists; One National Achievement Finalist; One Commended
  • 2013-14: One Finalist; One National Achievement Finalist
  • 2012-13: One Finalist; Two Commended

Saint James School does not assign class rank.

A = 100-90
B = 89-80
C = 79-70
D = 69-64
F = 63 and below

  • Air Force Academy
  • Agnes Scott College
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • University of Alabama at Huntsville
  • University of Alabama
  • American University
  • Appalachian State University
  • University of Arizona
  • Auburn University
  • Auburn University at Montgomery
  • Ball State University
  • Baylor University
  • Belmont University
  • Berry College
  • Binghamton University (SUNY)
  • Birmingham-Southern College
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Brandeis University
  • Brevard College
  • Brigham Young University
  • Brown University
  • Bryn Mawr College
  • University of California Irvine
  • California State Polytechnic Institute
  • Calvin University
  • Carnegie-Mellon University
  • University of Central Florida
  • Centre College
  • University of Chicago
  • The Citadel
  • Clemson University
  • College of Charleston
  • College of William & Mary
  • Colorado School of Mines
  • University of Colorado
  • Colorado State University
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • Dartmouth College
  • Davidson College
  • University of Denver
  • Dickinson College
  • Duke University
  • Elon University
  • Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Emory University
  • Emory & Henry University
  • Faulkner University
  • Florida A & M
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Florida State University
  • University of Florida
  • Furman University
  • George Mason University
  • Georgetown College
  • Georgetown University
  • George Washington University
  • University of Georgia
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Georgia State University
  • Hampden-Sydney College
  • University of Hartford
  • Harvard University
  • University of Houston
  • Huntingdon College
  • Indiana University
  • Iowa State University
  • University of Kentucky
  • Liberty University
  • Louisiana State University
    Loyola University
  • Marymount Manhattan College
  • University of Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • University of Miami
  • Millsaps College
  • Mercer University
  • University of Michigan
  • Middlebury College
  • Mississippi College
  • University of Mississippi
  • Mississippi State University
  • University of Missouri
  • University of Mobile
  • University of Montevallo
  • Morehouse College
  • University of Nebraska
  • New York University
  • University of North Alabama
  • University of North Carolina
  • North Carolina School for the Arts
  • Northeastern University
  • University of North Texas
  • Northwestern University
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Oberlin College
  • Ohio State University
  • Oglethorpe University
  • University of Oklahoma
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Olin College
  • Oxford University, England
  • Pepperdine University
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Portland
  • Presbyterian College
  • Princeton University
  • Providence College
  • Purdue University
  • Queens University, Canada
  • Regents College, London
  • Rhodes College
  • Rice University
  • Rollins College
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Rutgers University
  • Saint Louis University
  • Samford University
  • San Diego State University
  • Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Seattle University
  • University of South Alabama
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Southern Mississippi
  • University of the South: Sewanee
  • Southern Methodist University
  • University of South Florida
  • Spring Hill College
  • Stanford University
  • University of Tampa
  • University of Tennessee
  • University of Texas
  • Texas Christian University
  • Texas State University
  • University of Toronto
  • Troy University
  • Tufts University
  • Tulane University
  • Tuskegee University
  • University of Virginia
  • United States Military Academy
  • United States Naval Academy
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Wake Forest University
  • Washington and Lee University
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Wesleyan College of North Carolina
  • Wesleyan University
  • Western Kentucky University
  • Wofford College
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ACT Composite Score Quintile Distribution

Sector of Class

Distribution

Top 20 percent33-28
Second28-26
Third25-23
Fourth23-20
Fifth20 or below

Middle 50 percent scored between 18-28.

SAT Score Quintile Distribution

Top 20 percent

Total1460-1210
EBRW780-660
Math750-590

Second

Total1200-1180
EBRW640-620
Math580-570

Third

Total1170-1110
EBRW610-580
Math560-530

Fourth

Total1100-1080
EBRW570-540
Math480-460

Fifth

Total1070-1000
EBRW530-520
Math480-460

Total: Middle 50 percent scored between 1090-1200.
EBRW: Middle 50 percent scored between 560-640.
Math: Middle 50 percent scored between 510-580..

GPA Quintile Distribution

Sector of Class

Distribution

Top 20 percent4.24-4.08
Second4.06-3.92
Third3.81-3.48
Fourth3.47-3.15
Fifth3.15-2.33
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