John Carroll Catholic High School (Fort Pierce, Florida)
|John Carroll Catholic High School|
|3402 Delaware Avenue
Fort Pierce, Florida, (St. Lucie County), 34947
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|President||Rev. Thomas Barrett|
|Asst. Principal||Linda Easom|
|Color(s)||Blue and Gold|
|Team name||Golden Rams|
|Accreditation||Southern Association of Colleges and Schools |
|Tuition||Catholic tuition-$7,500, NonCatholic Tuition $8,460|
|Athletic Director||Steve Ripley|
John Carroll Catholic High School was established as St. Anastasia School in 1916. A high school was added in 1932. In the fall of 1961 the school was located in a 2-story brick building and had the following populations; Seniors - 30, Juniors - 23, Sophomores - 55, and Freshman - 60. It was renamed John Carroll when it moved to its present location in 1965. The school was named in honor of Pope John XXIII and Bishop Coleman Carroll.
John Carroll High School offers a Dual enrollment program, Advanced Placement program, and an Honors program. In the Advanced Placement program, students, mostly 11th and 12th graders, can take the following AP courses: Computer Science, Human Geography, Macroeconomics, Statistics, United States Government & Politics, English Literature & Composition, Biology, Chemistry, U.S. History, Environmental Science, Physics, Calculus, Spanish, Psychology, and French.
Starting in 11th grade, students may take classes through the Dual Enrollment program, a program designed for students to earn college credit while still in high school.
John Carroll offers many honors courses, they can be found in English, Mathematics, Science, History, and Foreign Language classes
The school also offers classes in Computer Science, Art, Business Education, Music, and Physical Education. In addition to the many course offerings offered at John Carroll, all students are required to take a Religion class.
John Carroll's yearbook is called "Veritas". The 2011-2012 book won multiple distinctions including the Gold Crown Award which is the highest award a high school publication can receive.
Notes and references
- SACS-CASI. "SACS-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Retrieved 2009-06-23.[dead link]
- JCCHS. "The John Carroll Tradition". Retrieved 2009-07-18.[dead link]
- "Academics". johncarrollhigh.com. Retrieved 2013-04-13.