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Any incoming freshman who is interested in taking an honors course is required to take the PreACT.  

Placement into 9th Grade Honors Courses:

Freshman honors courses include:
  • Honors English I
  • Honors Physical Science
  • Honors Algebra I or Honors Geometry
  • Honors World Geography
Note:  If your incoming freshman student is interested in an honors course that is not on this list, please contact Mrs. Dawn Aucoin.
Honors courses offer a challenging environment where more topics are covered at a greater depth.  Students who are successful in honors classes are generally above average in the following areas:
  • Academic achievement
  • Behavior
  • Intellectual ability
  • Organizational skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
In order to qualify for an honors course, incoming freshmen for the 2022-2023 school year must:
  • Earn a C or better in the respective course at the end of the 1st Semester of the 8th grade AND
  • Score a 20 or higher on the corresponding subject test on the PreACT.
    • Placement into Honors World Geography is determined by the score on the Reading subject test.
    • Placement into Honors Physical Science is determined by the scores in both the Science and Math subject tests.
For any questions, contact Academic Assistant Principal, Ms. Lauren Schomaker, or 337-235-5711 Ext. 233 or Freshman Guidance Counselor, Mrs. Dawn Aucoin, or 337-235-5711 Ext. 114.