Preparation for college is a primary objective of the Upper
School program, and the intellectual rigor and variety of
opportunities for all students provide a foundation for
future academic success.
Personal attention through small classes ensures
that students are challenged appropriately and guided in
Extra-help periods are built into the daily schedule, and
teachers also make themselves available outside class via phone, email, or appointments.
Leadership Curriculum and Senior Capstone Project
Students in grades 9-12 are required to attend Leadership Baylor "colloquium" classes every Thursday. The program culminates with a required senior capstone project.
Advanced Placement (AP) Opportunities
In addition to regular classes, a diverse selection of electives, and honors courses, Baylor currently offers AP courses in English Literature, English Language, American History, European History, Human Geography, AP 3-D, Art History, Studio Art, Calculus AB,Calculus BC, Statistics, Spanish, Spanish Literature, French, German, Latin, Physics, Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, and Computer Science. Some Baylor sophomores take AP Chemistry and AP Computer Science, some juniors take AP Calculus and many take AP English, AP Languages, and AP sciences, and seniors choose from the full slate of offerings.