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Academic Profile 2022-2023

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2022 2023 ACADEMIC PROFILE MISSION STATEMENT Woodward Academy is Atlanta at its very best We intentionally bring together students from diverse backgrounds perspectives and experiences creating a richer learning community and exceptional academic opportunities Our students and graduates are caring and compassionate global citizens who are a microcosm of what the world should be Woodward Academy is an independent Pre K 12 coeducational day school in College Park GA located eight miles from downtown Atlanta ADMINISTRATION F STUART GULLEY PH D President NIGEL A TRAYLOR ED D Vice President for Academic and Student Life JONATHAN MERRILL PH D Upper School Principal 2 568 1 068 Total Student Body Upper School Students 58 Students of Color COLLEGE COUNSELING BRYAN RUTLEDGE M A Director of College Counseling bryan rutledge woodward edu H B C U 20 million 9 scholarships earned by Class of 2022 of Class of 2022 enrolled in an Historically Black College or University HBCU Students hail from 20 Georgia counties and 100 zip codes DIVERSITY EQUITY INCLUSION COLLEGE COUNSELING MISSION STATEMENT At Woodward we have a unique position and opportunity in the independent school community regarding Diversity Equity and Inclusion While we are the most diverse private school in Atlanta we also realize we have more work to do in creating the kind of school environment we seek where discrimination or hatred of any kind is not tolerated The mission of Woodward Academy College Counseling is to empower advise and support students through their transition from high school to higher education professions and meaningful lifelong learning MARY ANN PARKER M ED J D Associate Director of College Counseling maryann parker woodward edu JODI HESTER B A Associate Director of College Counseling jodi hester woodward edu JESSE BOWEN M P A Associate Director of College Counseling jesse bowen woodward edu YOLANDA COLEMAN M S ED Associate Director of College Counseling yolanda coleman woodward edu MEG JORDAN B S Administrative Coordinator meg jordan woodward edu CEEB 110797

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ACCREDITATION Woodward is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Southern Association of Independent Schools In addition the school is a member of NAIS GISA NACAC SACAC CEEB AAAIS and ACCIS GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS 22 UNITS English 4 Units Mathematics 4 Units Algebra 1 Algebra 2 World Languages Physical Education Health Capstone Course Fine Arts Elective Courses Geometry electives Science 4 Units Biology Chemistry Physics or Physical Science Social Studies 3 Units U S History Modern World History U S Government Economics 2 Units same consecutively 1 2 Unit 1 semester 1 2 Unit 1 semester 1 2 Unit 1 semester 3 5 Units UPPER SCHOOL CURRICULUM Woodward Academy maintains a college preparatory curriculum taught in two semesters each school year Many courses utilize college level textbooks Curriculum includes Advanced Placement AP Honors College Prep HP Enriched College Prep EP and College Prep CP tracks Highlights include Independent Scientific Research ISR an honors science course that enables students to perform independent scientific research with guidance from university faculty research advisers Students may graduate with one of three diploma distinctions Global Studies Service Learning or Sustainability All seniors complete a Compassion Capstone project ADVANCED PLACEMENT Students in grades 10 12 can enroll in AP classes with the approval of teachers and department chairs In 2021 2022 outstanding exam results in the AP program earned 141 students College Board recognition as follows 40 AP Scholars 26 AP Scholars with Honor and 75 AP Scholars with Distinction All students taking AP classes sit for the AP exam at the end of second semester For juniors and seniors AP enrollment is capped at no more than five AP courses per year In 2021 2022 337 students sat for 842 AP exams with 82 2 scoring 3 or higher Students with eight to 10 AP classes at graduation typically make up less than 4 of the graduating class CLASS RANK GRADE POINT AVERAGE Woodward Academy does not rank students English social studies world languages and AP classes Grade point averages are computed using semester grades The Cumulative Core GPA is entered on the School Report sent to colleges via Scoir Two separate GPAs are computed for grades 9 12 a Cumulative Core GPA and a Comprehensive GPA The Cumulative Core GPA lower left on the transcript is weighted and includes grades from math science SEMESTER GRADE GRADE WEIGHTING A B C D F The Comprehensive GPA lower right on the transcript is also cumulative and weighted and includes all graded classes Please refer to the Class of 2023 GPA distribution by quintile ADVANCED PLACEMENT HONORS ENRICHED COLLEGE PREP COLLEGE PREP COLLEGE PREP 5 0 4 8 4 4 4 3 4 0 3 8 3 4 3 3 3 0 2 8 2 4 2 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Woodward Academy uses the SCOIR and YouScience college search aptitude and career platforms

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DISTINCTIVE FEATURES OF WOODWARD ACADEMY CURRICULUM AND COCURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES CURRICULAR COCURRICULAR Independent Scientific Research ISR Debate Model UN Compassion Capstone Service Learning Global Studies Graduation Distinction Student Clubs Affinity Advocacy Service Student Well Being More Service Learning Graduation Distinction Athletics Sustainability Graduation Distinction Global Connections Visual and Performing Arts Theatre Computing Robotics Musical Ensembles Career Courses Cybersecurity Student Publications Broadcasting Engineering more CUMULATIVE CORE WEIGHTED GRADE DISTRIBUTION CLASS OF 2023 RANGE AS OF AUGUST 2022 l ll lll lV V 4 88 4 28 4 27 4 02 4 01 3 74 3 73 3 41 3 40 below 250 SENIORS IN THE CLASS OF 2023 AS OF AUGUST 2022 UPPER SCHOOL CURRICULUM CLICK HERE

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