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Fast Facts About Honors High School

✓ Who & When: 10th-12th Grades (Traditional & Honors High School options). 5天/周,八月底至六月初

✓ College Prep: During the 2021-2022 school year, 60% of Dayspring sophomores, 81% of juniors, 而且100%的高年级学生都在修大学水平的课程.

✓ Location: Conveniently located just 1 minute from the Mountville exit of Route 30 in Lancaster County, PA

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为学生接受高等教育做准备

黎明基督教学院荣誉高中也可以被称为“college prep high school“. It’s an important element in our mission to prepare students to be citizens of excellence in Christian character and scholarship. Classes in the Honors High School program are specially designed to meet the needs of academically gifted and high-performing students.

它和传统高中有什么不同?

荣誉高中课程与传统课程的不同之处在于,它们培养学生的学习能力 更高程度的独立奖学金 以探究为基础(与科学发现相关的关键技能), creative design, and lifelong learning.

Traditional High School: 老师介绍一个概念或技能是很常见的,也是合适的, 学生是否学习并实践了上述概念或技能, 然后向学生展示如何应用他们所学到的知识.

Honors High School: 老师变得更像“从旁边指导”的教练.” Instead of providing students with questions and assigning the same analysis task to all, teachers in the Honors High School encourage students to ask the questions and to design and carry out their own plans for analytical, evaluative, and creative projects.

让学生为大学(和毕业后的生活)做好准备, the Honors High School helps students hone creativity and inquiry-based learning skills: those associated with artistry, scientific discovery, invention, and lifelong learning.

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Distinctives of Honors High School

  • 课堂上尊重和学习的文化
  • 乐于学习和发现的精神
  • 高学术标准和期望
  • 在教学方法中使用的最佳实践
  • Off-site field studies and learning opportunities (during the school year as well as summer)
  • High-level intellectual discourse
  • 一个学生作品集验证一个充分开发的应用程序 Notebook Method
  • 在寻求神呼召的背景下强调事业
  • Extra work beyond class time
  • Student-teacher ratio is 12:1 (traditional high school student teacher ratio is 20:1)

Goals of Honors High School

提供以学术为中心的高中教育:

  1. 在学生的精神召唤的背景下认识他们的个性.
  2. Requires students to give internal consent to Christian character growth as the fountain from which excellence proceeds.
  3. Challenges students to excel still more in their pursuit of academic excellence in stewardship of their God-given abilities.
  4. Prepares students for entrance into the higher education opportunities for which they are best suited

College Preparation at Dayspring

Dayspring’s average SAT scores 通常比全国平均水平高出100分. This is a reflection of our students’ commitment to working as unto the Lord in school and the preparation that we offer as students prepare for college. Dayspring high school students have the opportunity to earn up to 30 college credits before graduation through our 凯恩大学双招生项目 and our stellar AP courses. Many of our students arrive at college already having earned a full semester of credits!

  • Dual Credit Program: Students are given the opportunity to build their college transcript while completing High School through our dual credit program with Cairn University. 在毕业前获得大学学分可以节省高中毕业后的时间和金钱.
  • 大学先修课程(AP)包括: Psychology, US History, English Composition, English Literature, Physics, Statistics, and Calculus.
  • Apprenticeship career program for Juniors.
  • Senior thesis is written and defended. 毕业论文是毕业要求.

You can find more information regarding college preparation at Dayspring using these links:

College Acceptance Facts

GPA & Class Rank Computation

SAT Scores: Top & Averages

Curriculum for Honors High School

Our rigorous curriculum encompasses core courses from Algebra through Calculus and Statistics, from Earth Science through Physics, from Biology to Anatomy & Physiology. Students are equipped with truth as they explore the rudiments of American history and our form of republicanism.

  • Languages包括西班牙语、美国手语和希腊语
  • Literature:包括从《BCK体育注册官网》到《BCK体育注册官网》的英美经典
    annual study in Shakespeare.
  • Science包括AP生物,荣誉化学和物理. Optional STEM courses are available.
  • Logic: Our students study the ancient disciplines of logic (“the art of thinking”) and rhetoric (“the art of speaking”) as defined in Noah Webster’s 1828 dictionary.
  • Bible: Students take Exegesis to better understand and interpret the original languages of the Bible.
  • Art学生可以参加艺术课,包括AP工作室艺术
  • Music: Options include high school choirs, music theory, as well as Honors Choir (auditions required). 学生可以参加器乐合奏和选修音乐.
  • Dual credit 课程包括:普通化学1和普通化学1实验(4个大学学分)
    英语作文(3个大学学分)
    英国文学概览(3个大学学分)
    概率与统计(3个大学学分)
    Calculus 1 (3 college credits)
    Calculus 2 (3 college credits)
    General Psychology (3 college credits)
    Biology 1 (3 college credits)
    United States History II (3 college credits)Additionally, students may take AP Courses. Dayspring提供的课程有:AP统计学
    AP Calculus AB
    AP Calculus BC
    AP Psychology
    AP Biology
    AP 2-D Art and Design (Portfolio)

To learn more, view our full Course Catalog!

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实地考察:现场互动深入学习

In-depth field studies in high school include the study of the rudiments of American history in studies to Boston; Plymouth, MA; New York City; and Washington, D.C. The Dayspring high school student’s Senior year is culminated with a 12-day study in Israel. 我们把这次旅行称为“最后的黎明教室”.” Learn why in this blog.

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics include boys soccer, girls lacrosse, golf, boys and girls basketball, girls volleyball, and track and field. High School students may also participate in any sport at McCaskey High School through our cooperative sponsorship.

Electives and clubs include worship team, pinewood derby, 以音乐为基础的俱乐部,如弦乐和尤克里里琴, history, science clubs, games, cooking, newspaper, yearbook, student government, and so much more!

FAQ

荣誉高中和双学分课程是否需要额外的费用?
Yes, students can pay for dual credits and take an AP exam in the same course with the idea that his/her college might accept one not the other.
学校有哪些安全/保安措施?
Dayspring荣誉高中的教室宽敞明亮,热情友好. Appropriate security measures are in place to ensure that our families feel confident that their precious children are safe, loved, and well-cared for.

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Will my child use the same textbook as government schools or other Christian schools?

Dayspring的学生确实使用以技能为导向的课程的教科书, by and large, though, textbooks are used as resource tools. Students and teachers alike develop highly specialized notebooks that become the primary teaching-learning tools that enhance internalization of the material. All textbooks are selected with care in alignment with biblical truth and rooted in primary sources.

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为什么我要为我的孩子寻求基督教荣誉高中教育?
The Bible clearly teaches that the responsibility of education belongs to parents, not the State. 箴言说:“敬畏耶和华是智慧的开端。.只有教导我们的孩子神的话语中的真理, will we ensure that they can adequately meet the challenges of a secular world and affect that world dynamically for the cause of Christ.
我能参观一下学校,见见优秀的高中老师吗?

Yes! 参观Dayspring是一个很好的方式来得到你的问题的答案, learn more about the school, 见见高中老师和教职员工, 看看我们如何满足您孩子的个性化教育需求.

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荣誉高中学生是否可以参加课前和课后课程?
No, before and after school programs are not available to honors high school students.
What is the school year like for honors high school students at Dayspring Christian Academy?
对于10 - 12年级的学生,荣誉高中学年(传统) & Honors High School options) is a standard 5 Days/Week. 从八月底到六月初.
黎明基督教学院是以高中课程为重点的大学预科吗?

通常情况下,Dayspring的SAT成绩平均约为 比全国平均水平高100分.

Dayspring高中的学生有机会挣到 28 college credits before graduation 通过我们与凯恩大学的双招生计划和一流的AP课程.

Many of our students arrive at college already having earned a full semester of credits!

  • Dual Credit Program: Students are given the opportunity to build their college transcript while completing High School through our dual credit program with Cairn University. 在毕业前获得大学学分可以节省高中毕业后的时间和金钱.
  • 大学先修课程(AP)包括 Psychology, US History, English Composition, English Literature, Physics, Statistics, and Calculus.
  • Apprenticeship career program for Juniors.
  • Senior thesis is written and defended. 毕业论文是毕业要求.

In fact, During the 2018-2019 school year, 31% of sophomores, 48% of juniors, 56%的高中生选修了大学水平的课程

荣誉高中和传统高中有什么不同?

荣誉高中课程与传统课程的不同之处在于,它们培养学生的学习能力 更高程度的独立奖学金 以探究为基础(与科学发现相关的关键技能), creative design, and lifelong learning.

  • Traditional High School: 老师介绍一个概念或技能是很常见的,也是合适的, 学生是否学习并实践了上述概念或技能, 然后向学生展示如何应用他们所学到的知识.
  • Honors High School: 老师变得更像“从旁边指导”的教练.” Instead of providing students with questions and assigning the same analysis task to all, teachers in the Honors High School encourage students to ask the questions and to design and carry out their own plans for analytical, evaluative, and creative projects.
荣誉高中的班级人数是多少?
每班12人,每年级1班(10 - 12年级).
我的荣誉高中学生有课前/课后活动吗?
高中学生可以参加课外活动,比如体育运动, some clubs, and our annual Spring musical.
在Dayspring学校有哪些优秀的高中学生可以参加的体育项目?

“晨泉”提供七大体育项目:

  • Girls Volleyball
  • Boys Basketball
  • Girls Basketball
  • Girls Lacrosse
  • Track and Field
  • Boys Soccer
  • Boys Volleyball

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