St. Agnes Academic High School in College Point, provides an intellectual environment where students grow academically, personally and spiritually. From the beginning students are exposed to a full range of academic resources and college partnerships to assure success in high school, college and beyond.
This year, St. Agnes has entered into a partnership with Molloy College. D.R.E.A.M. BIG, Dominican Roots in Education: St. Agnes and Molloy College, offers a series of experiences, seminars, and workshops at St. Agnes and the Molloy College campus in Rockville Centre, L.I.
D.R.E.A.M. BIG offers students insight about college and careers from accomplished leaders in higher education. Under the guidance of Molloy College faculty, St. Agnes students will experience a rich variety of programs including: Building Your Future in STEM; Humanities & Technology; TV Studio Workshop; Law & Order Seminar; Dance/ Theater/Art Workshop and Choosing a Career Path. The program will continue to expand, becoming a college bridge program for a select number of St. Agnes students. Currently, St. Agnes offers a law course for college credit through Molloy College as an elective to seniors.
St. Agnes also participates in St. John’s University’s College Advantage Program and the Science Research Program of SUNY Albany. The St. John’s University program invites St. Agnes seniors to enroll in college-credit courses at a discounted rate while still enrolled at St. Agnes. Students may take courses such as: British authors, college writing, advanced algebra, calculus, human biology, people and the environment, psychology, psychology of women and emergence of a global society.
The Science Research Program of SUNY Albany is open to 10th, 11th and 12th graders with a qualifying GPA who pass the interview process. Students can earn up to 12 college credits while working one-on-one with a mentor on a scientific research project of their choosing.
For more information, contact Keri-Ann Wade-Donohue, assistant principal of strategic planning, at 718-353-6276.
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