Renton Prep Academics
Renton Prep is the first K-12 school in Washington State to earn AdvancED STEM Certification. Our school has adopted a world class curriculum with multiple levels of college preparatory courses aligned with students’ interests and skills. We offer courses across multiple disciplines including numerous electives. Renton Prep’s 2016 “Award of Excellence, Digital Curriculum and Content Strategy” and “ The 2016 Future of Education Technology Conference STEM Excellence Award” identified our school as being one of the top 3 STEM Middle School programs in the nation. Our curriculum uses a blended learning approach with research-driven designs, compelling interactivity, ease-of-use, and integrated blending of books, hands-on materials, and online component. Our students have access to courses from over 50 universities including Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Duke, Stanford, and University of Washington.
The school year is organized into 2 semesters and uses variable scheduling. We expect all students to carry a minimum of 6 required classes per year (though most students carry 7-8 classes with electives). In addition to accelerated academic programs, the day includes electives, physical education, and supervised independent study.