High School Advanced Academic Programs

  • Cambridge Examination Program

    Newark High School, Grades 9-10

    The Cambridge Examination Program at Newark High School was implemented to meet the needs of academically gifted 9th and 10th grade students interested in a college preparatory program that combines rigorous coursework and independent research. The program offers an international, pre-university curriculum and examination system that emphasizes the value of broad study for academically able students. The program is administered through the University of Cambridge, a world-renowned university in Cambridge, England. Newark High School is the first and only high school in the state to offer the Cambridge Examination Program.

    Early College Leadership Program

    Glasgow High School, Grades 9-12

    The Early College Leadership Academy (ECLA) at Glasgow High School, was developed for students who are looking to challenge themselves by participating in a rigorous academic program. Through a partnership with Wilmington University, Glasgow High School will offer dual enrollment courses. The instructors in the Academy will be certified by Wilmington University. Students will earn high school credit, as well as college credit for each successfully completed course.

    Honors Academy & Dual Enrollment Program

    Christiana High School, Grades 9-12

    The Honors/ Dual Enrollment Academy at Christiana High School provides a framework for students to pursue advanced course offerings while also providing each individual with a comprehensive transcript when applying for competitive college admissions and scholarships. The Academy provides a rigorous academic program in 9th and 10th grade that prepares students to take Advanced Placement and college-level courses in 11th and 12th grade. Students have the opportunity to earn up to 24 college credits during their high school years creating a seamless transition from high school to college and potentially saving up to one year of college tuition costs.