• COURSE LEVELS 

    ADAPTIVE AND ESSENTIALS courses follow the content specific New Jersey Student Learning Standards, NextGen Science Standards, and Core Curriculum Content Standards, employing strategies that address the specific needs of diverse learners. These strategies provide preparation for students who wish to enter a college and/or university program. 

    STANDARD OR COLLEGE PREPARATION (CP) courses follow the content specific New Jersey Student Learning Standards, NextGen Science Standards, and Core Curriculum Content Standards. They are designed to challenge motivated students in a specific content curricular area. These courses provide preparation for students who wish to enter a college and/or university program. 

    HONORS (H) courses follow the content specific New Jersey Student Learning Standards, NextGen Science Standards, and Core Curriculum Content Standards. They are designed to challenge highly motivated students with talent and expressed interest in a specific content area. Honors courses are offered in English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and World Language as well as various electives. These courses offer enrichment both in scope and exploration of material presented. Many of our upper level Honors courses have Dual Enrollment agreements with local universities (refer to page VI-VII) where students can earn college credits for successful completion. 

    ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP) courses expand on the Honors Level and enable students to pursue college-level studies while still in high school. Based on their performance on rigorous AP Exams, students can earn credit, advanced placement, or both, for college. AP courses follow a designated curriculum approved by the College Entrance Examination Board and are appealing to many post-secondary institutions. As of September 2019, Students enrolled in AP courses are required to take the AP Exam in May. This test comes at a cost to families and will be reimbursed on a sliding scale if the student receives a score of 3 or higher.