High School Profile

High School Profile

The High School Academic Faculty consists of 14 full-time instructors, 2 instructors who teach both high school and college courses, 3 teaching administrators, and 2 visiting faculty members. All faculty hold or are pursuing graduate degrees in their instructional fields. The UNCSA graduating high school class averages 120 students annually. Typically, students in the top 50% of the class hold grade point averages above 3.5 unweighted.

High School students have full access to the college instructors with many designated high school arts instructors for specific arts courses. Instructors in the arts programs teach both high school and college students. All arts programs instructors are professional artist-faculty.

 

SAT/ACT Data

SAT 2017

SAT (mean scores)
Population

Percent of Graduating Class Tested

Critical Reading

Math

UNCSA

82%

625

592

NC

 

546

537

National

 

538

533

SAT 2016

SAT (mean scores) 
Population

Percent of Graduating Class Tested

Critical Reading

Math

Writing

UNCSA

60%

579

555

557

NC

 

502

508

475

National

 

494

508

482

ACT 2017

 

ACT (mean score)
Population

Percent of Graduating Class Tested

Mean Composite Score:

UNCSA

40%

26

NC

 

19

National

 

21

ACT 2016

 

ACT (mean score)
Popluation

Percent of Graduating Class Tested

Mean Composite Score

UNCSA

35%

25.5

NC

 

19

National

 

21.8


AP Exams

In 2017, 122 UNCSA High School students (47.5%) took 224 Advanced Placement Exams. The UNCSA mean was 3.8, compared to 2.7 for North Carolina and 2.8 nationwide.

AP Exams

Average Score

Students taking exam

AP Art History

3.83

6

Calculus AB

4.1

25

English Language & Comp

3.7

49

English Lit & Comp

3.7

55

U.S. History

3.8

30

European History

3.0

6

Statistics

3.77

18

Psychology

3.9

14

US Gov. and Politics

4.1

26

Class of 2018 Profile

There were 120 graduates in the Class of 2018, from 12 states and three foreign countries. Collectively, graduates earned over $6 million dollars in merit scholarships. While over 2/3 of the senior class plans to major in the arts, other indicated majors include Physics, Accounting, Psychology, Environmental Sciences, Veterinary Medicine and Bio-Medical Science.

College Acceptances

Adelphi University
American University of Paris
Amherst
Appalachian State University
Bard College
Belmont University
Berklee College of Music
Boston Conservatory
Boston University
Butler University
California Institute for the Arts
Campbell University
Cincinnati Conservatory of Music
Clemson University
Converse College
DePaul University
Dominican University
East Carolina University
Eastman School of Music
Elon University
Emerson College
Florida Southern College
Florida State University
Fordham University
Franklin University of Switzerland
George Mason University
Indiana University
Julliard
Kansas City Art Institute
Kenyon College
Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts
London Contemporary Dance School
Lynn Conservatory
Manhattan School of Music
Mercer University
New England Conservatory
New York University
North Carolina State University
Northwestern University
Oberlin College
Pace University
Penn State
Point Park University
Princeton University
Rhode Island School of Design
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
Rutgers University
Sarah Lawrence College
Savannah College of Art and Design
SUNY Purchase
Syracuse University
Texas State University
UCLA
University of Alabama Huntsville
University of California Santa Barbara
University of California Santa Clara
University of Chicago
University of Denver
University of Hartford
University of Kentucky
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota
University of North Carolina at Asheville
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
University of North Carolina School of the Arts
University of South Carolina
University of South Florida
University of Southern California
University of Utah
University of Virginia
Valparaiso University
Vanderbilt University
Vassar College
Virginia Commonwealth University
Wake Forest University
Western Carolina