Ask Pine Crest Upper School students about what it is like here, and they will often say "it is cool to be smart at Pine Crest." Students and faculty thrive in an academically rigorous, supportive environment where they have the freedom to explore their academic and extracurricular interests on a deep level.
Beginning in ninth grade, students may choose from regular and honors courses, more than 30 Advanced Placement (AP), and several Post-AP Seminar courses. As students progress through to the twelfth grade, they have increasing opportunities to create a schedule that best matches their ability and interests, with room to explore new courses and activities as well.
Academics are complemented by clubs, Fine Arts, and Athletics, with many students going on to pursue extracurricular, artistic, and athletic interests at the collegiate level.
Upper School students graduate from Pine Crest intellectually curious and stimulated, emotionally intelligent, and prepared to change the world.
Pine Crest School honored Patriot Day this month, observed as the National Day of Service and Remembrance, in memory of the victims of the attacks on September 11, 2001 in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania.