HIGH SCHOOL 9TH-12TH GRADE

Academic challenge, individual excellence, and personal integrity are standards of the Upper School experience. Through Advanced Placement, honors, and standard courses, high school students experience a strong curriculum designed to provide the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful not only in the most challenging of college environments but also in life.

Curriculum Requirements for 9th-12th Grades

  • Grade 9
  • CP or Honors English
  • Algebra I or Geometry
    Biology I
    World History II
    Physical Education Life
    Speech*
    Visual Arts*
  • Grade 10
  • CP or Honors English
  • Geometry or Algebra II
  • Chemistry
  • CP or AP U.S. History I
  • Spanish I
  • Career Prep*
  • Health* (Fall of 2017)
  • Grade 11
  • CP or Honors English
  • Algebra II or Honors Pre-Calculus
    Honors Chemistry or Biology II
    World History II
    CP or AP U.S. History II
    Spanish II
    Art Appreciation*
    Music Appreciation*
  • Grade 12
  • CP or Honors/AP English
  • Algebra III/Math Models, Honors Pre-Calculus or Honors Calculus
  • Economics*
  • CP or AP U.S. History I
  • Government*
  • Anatomy, Honors Biology, or Honors Physics
  • Sociology*
  • Senior Seminar*
  • Career Prep*
  • Business Technology Application*

Fine and Performing Arts and Elective Options

  • Annual (faculty approved)
  • Art 2-D/3-D Design*
  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Dual Enrollment (Point University or Southern Union)
  • Robotics*
  • Strength and Conditioning* (9-12)
  • Theatre
  • Weight Training* (9-12)
  • *Semester Courses

Daily Schedule

The Junior High School schedule begins at 7:55am and ends at 3:05pm. Class schedules are set as follows:

Regular Bell Schedule
  • Homeroom/1st Period
  • 2nd Period
  • Break
  • 3rd Period
  • 4th Period
  • 5th Period
  • Lunch
  • 6th Period
  • 7th Period (A Day/B Day)
  • 8:00-8:56
  • 9:00-9:50
  • 9:53-10:05
  • 10:09-10:59
  • 11:03-11:53
  • 11:57-12:47
  • 12:47-1:17
  • 1:21-2:11
  • 2:15-3:05
Pep Rally Bell Schedule
  • Homeroom/1st Period
  • 2nd Period
  • Break
  • 3rd Period
  • 4th Period
  • 5th Period
  • Lunch
  • 6th Period
  • 7th Period (A Day/B Day)
  • Pep Rally
  • 8:00-8:44
  • 8:48-9:32
  • 9:35-9:47
  • 9:51-10:35
  • 10:39-11:23
  • 11:27-12:11
  • 12:11-12:41
  • 12:45-1:29
  • 1:33-2:17
  • 2:21-3:05
Morning Sessions Bell Schedule
  • Homeroom/1st Period
  • 2nd Period
  • Break
  • Sessions
  • 3rd Period
  • 4th Period
  • 5th Period
  • Lunch
  • 6th Period
  • 7th Period (A Day/B Day)
  • 8:00-8:44
  • 8:48-9:32
  • 9:35-9:47
  • 9:51-10:35
  • 10:39-11:23
  • 11:27-12:11
  • 12:15-12:59
  • 12:59-1:29
  • 1:33-2:17
  • 2:21-3:05

College Counseling

Springwood School is a preparatory school for college and for life beyond college. Accordingly, there is strong commitment to offer thorough guidance throughout the college selection process. The school is committed to reaching out regionally and nationally to colleges and universities, helping to ensure that Springwood’s students can attend the college of their choice.

SAT/ACT Testing Dates

Click the appropriate logo to find testing dates, registration deadlines or to register. The sites below contain lots of information to assist in your preparation for the Act or the SAT. The student is responsible for registration. Register early to obtain your first test site selection.

Springwood School’s code is 011597.

ACT & SAT Test Dates 2018-19

ACT

ACT Test Date Registration Deadline Scores Available
July 14, 2018 June 15th July 23rd
September 8, 2018 August 10th September 18th
October 27, 2018 September 28th November 6th
December 8, 2018 November 2nd December 18th
February 9, 2019 January 11th February 19th
April 13, 2019 March 8th April 23rd
June 8, 2019 May 3rd June 18th
July 13, 2019 June 14th July 23rd

SAT

SAT Test Date Registration Deadline Scores Available
August 25, 2018 July 27th September 7th
October 6, 2018 September 7th October 19th
November 3, 2018 October 5th November 16th
December 1, 2018 November 2nd December 14th
March 9, 2019 February 8th March 22nd
May 4, 2019 April 5th May 17th
June 1, 2019 May 3rd July 10th

Other Resources for SAT/ACT test prep

College Tours

www.collegeview.com - Includes a college search program and campus tours of select colleges.

www.campustours.com - Here you can search for a school and access it’s virtual tour, website, photos, and maps.

www.collegeview.com - Provides career, college, and financial aid information, as well as virtual college tours.

www.ecampustours.com - A revolutionary college planning website featuring 360° x 360° virtual college tours of over a thousand college campuses

www.youniversitytv.com - With over 2,000 exclusive college and career related videos, we are the experts here to help you find out what colleges and careers are really like!

Alabama Programs

www.collegecounts529.com - The College Counts Savings Plan has information about Alabama’s Section 529 college savings plan.

www.collegexpress.com - This is a free resource for finding colleges and scholarships.

www.ache.state.al.us - Provides an overview of the State of Alabama Financial Aid programs and how to apply.

Georgia Programs

www.gacollege411.org - This site helps families plan, apply, and pay for college in Georgia.

www.georgiacolleges.org - Georgia Private Colleges - The Georgia Foundation for Independent Colleges (GFIC) is an association of Georgia's 28 private (independent) colleges and universities. This web site offers financial information and general college information for these 28 colleges.

www.gsfc.org - The Georgia Student Financial Commission has been helping Georgia’s students increase access to higher education by providing information about the HOPE scholarship, grants, loans, etc.

www.gacollegesavings.com - The Georgia Higher Education Savings Plan has information about Georgia’s Section 529 college savings plan.

www.usg.edu/ga-easy - The University System of Georgia’s application and electronic advising website.

www.ganet.org/governor/intern - The Governor’s Intern Program is for college and law students, providing professional experience before they enter the working world.

www.scholarship.com - This site offers residents a list of potential scholarship opportunities

School Counseling

The Elementary Administrator/Guidance Counselor oversees these services: