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Academic Guidance

Sci High provides a wide array of academic supports, including extra reading and math classes, test prep classes, extended academic days for teacher-led data-driven tutoring and in-school tutoring from Tulane undergraduates for students in all grades.

The Academic Guidance Advisors provide students with information on ACT preparation, scheduling, graduation requirements and pathways, financial aid, as well as college & career guidance, with a dedicated counselor for each grade level.

Questions? Contact our Director of Academic Guidance, Shenyarai Pellerin, at spellerin@noscihigh.org.

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Early Release

Multiple Sci High students have been selected to participate in the highly selective Bard Early College Program, spending the mornings in Sci High classes and the afternoons in college-level courses taught by local faculty. The courses also offer college credit from Bard. Sci High students also take advantage of dual enrollment at Tulane, Xavier, Delgado, Bard, UNO, and NOCCA.   

Through our partnership with the New Orleans Career Center (NOCC), our students are also able to progress in Medical Assistant and Engineering & Manufacturing career pathways.

FAFSA®: Apply for Aid

Use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form to apply for financial aid for college.

Advanced Placement

Our curriculum includes nine Advanced Placement classes in math, science, English, and social studies, all of which are open to any interested students who have passed the prerequisites. The curriculum includes Advanced Placement classes in math, science, English, social studies, and computer science, all of which are open to any interested students who have passed the prerequisites.

The goal: every student will experience at least one AP class during four years at Sci High, and, on average, the current senior class is exceeding that expectation. Of 105 seniors, 78% are taking at least one AP class, and 55% will graduate with two or more AP credits. The results of the Sci High AP program are the best of any of the open-admission schools in Orleans Parish.

Academic Guidance

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