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Summer Programs

Incoming Freshmen Courses

Welcome to the Wolfpack! 

Saint Ignatius College Prep offers several courses designed to prepare incoming freshmen for the rigor of the first year curriculum.  Freshmen who are enrolling at Saint Ignatius are eligible to register for College Prep Reading, Grammar and Writing, Algebra 1 Prep, or Science Prep.  These courses will run in Session 1 (June 13 to July 1) and Session 2 (July 5 to July 22).  Being on campus with the Wolfpack in the summer is a great way to get to know your new classmates and teachers!

Freshmen are also encouraged to register for afternoon co-curricular and athletic camps that run each day from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm.  Check camp specific information for details.

Details on our NEW Freshman Orientation Program coming soon.  The Freshman Orientation is separate from the academic course offerings.  We are excited to have our newest students join the Pack!

List of 4 items.

  • Algebra 1 Prep

    This three-week course is offered during both Summer Sessions for incoming freshmen and reviews arithmetic topics, including fractions and decimals. The course also introduces the proper use of the scientific calculator, the use of variables in problem-solving, signed numbers and graphing on a coordinate plane. Additional lessons on note-taking and reading a mathematics textbook are included. The course is open to all freshmen but is especially recommended for those whose test scores on the Entrance Exam indicate that they may need further preparation prior to freshman year. This is a non-credit course and does not replace the Algebra I course during the regular school year.

    This course will be offered from 8:00 am - 10:00 am or 10:00 am - 12:00 pm during Session 1 (June 13 - July 1) or Session 2 (July 5 - July 22).  Tuition is $275.
  • Algebra 1 Survey

    Eligibility for this course is by MATH DEPARTMENT INVITATION ONLY.

    This six-week course is open by invitation of the Math Department to those incoming freshmen whom the department designates as nearly ready for Geometry Honors but lacking some algebraic skills or understanding. After the Math Placement Exam, students will be notified
    if they have been selected to take this course. Any student who takes the course must earn a B+ or higher before he or she will be allowed to take Geometry Honors in the freshman year. If a student is invited to take the course but chooses not to do so, the student will be placed in Algebra 1 for freshman year. Students will be invited to take this course based on their scores on the Math Placement Exam.

    This course will be offered 8:00 am – 10:00 am for six-weeks from June 13 – July 22.  Tuition is $550.
  • College Prep Reading, Grammar and Writing

    This three-week course is offered during each of the Summer Sessions and will enhance the language skills of incoming freshmen, especially in the areas of reading, grammar, punctuation, usage, writing, speaking and vocabulary. The course will include outlining; specialized reading skills and strategies for various disciplines (literature, history, language); and skills pertinent to the study of foreign languages. While the course is open to all freshmen, it is especially recommended for those whose test scores on the Entrance Exam indicate that they may need further preparation prior to freshman year. This is a non-credit course and does not replace the English 1 course during the regular school year.

    This course will be offered from 8:00 am - 10:00 am or 10:00 am - 12:00 pm during Session 1 (June 13 - July 1) or Session 2 (July 5 - July 22).  Tuition is $275.
  • Science Prep

    This three-week course is a non-credit, non-graded option for incoming freshman students who want extra preparation for the Physics course they will take as freshmen. This course is for students who are looking to develop skills that will be utilized in their future science courses at Saint Ignatius. The course will focus on experimental design and using data to understand natural phenomena. Students will become familiar with the Vernier iPad applications and probeware when collecting and analyzing data.

    This course will be offered from 8:00 am – 10:00 am or 10:00 am - 12:00 pm during Session 1 (June 13 - July 1) and Session 2 (July 5 - July 22).  Tuition is $275.
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