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ABOUT CEDAR CREEK SCHOOL 

Cedar Creek School is an independent, co-educational, college preparatory school that was founded in 1970. Located in north Louisiana, the campus has a student body of 610 students in Pre-K through 12th grade. Students are drawn to Cedar Creek from rural communities, small towns, and mid-sized cities from seven parishes by the school’s reputation for academic excellence. Cedar Creek practices an open non-discriminatory admission policy.

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ACCREDITATION AND MEMBERSHIP

Cedar Creek School is accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS). The school holds membership in SAIS, the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA), and Independent School Management (ISM).


CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Cedar Creek School offers an expanded college preparatory curriculum. Career intern- ship opportunities are available for seniors. Students are asked to complete a minimum of ten hours of community service each school year. Twenty-four and a half credits are required for graduation in the following subject areas:

English  4 credits
Social Studies  4 credits
Mathematics  4 credits
Science  4 credits
Foreign Language  2 credits (3 or more recommended)
Fine Arts  1 credit
Physical Ed/Health  2 credits
Computer   .5 credit
Electives  3 credits

Total  24.5 credits
 

ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES

AP English Literature/Composition
AP English Language/Composition
AP Psychology
AP United States Government
AP United States History
AP French Language/Culture
AP Spanish Language/Culture
AP Calculus AB
AP Biology
AP Chemistry
AP Environmental Science
AP Physics 1: Algebra-Based
AP Computer Science
AP Art and Design
AP Art History
AP Drawing

ADVANCED HONORS COURSES (Pre-AP)

English I & II
Science (Biology, Physical Science, and Chemistry)
Mathematics (Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II, and Advanced Math)

DUAL ENROLLMENT (with Louisiana University System)

Fine Arts Survey
French III Honors
AP French IV
Spanish III Honors
Medical Terminology
Biology II Honors
AP Biology (Anatomy & Physiology)
U.S. History Honors
AP U.S. History
Advanced Math Honors & Advanced Honors
Algebra II Honors & Advanced Honors
English III Honors
English IV Honors

HONORS

English I, II, III and IV
Science (Biology, Physical Science, Chemistry, Physics, and Biology II)
Social Science (U.S. History)
Mathematics (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Adv Math, and Prob & Statistics) Foreign Language (French III and Spanish III)

GRADE AND RANK INFORMATION

All students take seven courses each year. Cumulative grade point averages are based on annual grades. The annual grade is computed by combining quarter grades with semester exams.

Cedar Creek School does not rank its students, rather a quartile is deter- mined, based on all students and on all subjects. All subjects are college pre- paratory. Grade point average is weighted. Honors, Advanced Honors, and Advanced Placement courses receive additional weight.

GRADING SCALE

GRADING SCALE        GPA Scale
A = 93-100                   A = 4.0
B = 85-92                     B = 3.0
C = 77-84                     C = 2.0
D = 70-76                     D = 1.0
F = Below 70                F = 0.0

Quality Points
1/2 quality point added for Honors classes
1 quality point added for AP and Advanced Honors classes

CLASS OF 2023

In the Class of 2023, 50 students matriculated as follows:

Accepted to 4-year college 96%
Accepted to 2-year college 4%
TOPS qualifiers 92%
Total scholarships accepted: $956,751
Total scholarships offered: $4,551,296

ACT INFORMATION CLASS OF 2023

Average composite ACT score  23.1
Top quartile   28.9
Top half  25.9

COLLEGE PLACEMENT

More than 95% of students graduating from Cedar Creek School attend four-year colleges. 

RECENT COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES

Auburn University
Baylor University
Belhaven University
Birmingham-Southern College
Boston College
Centenary College of Louisiana
Clemson University
Columbia University
Dartmouth College
Elon University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical
University Emory University
East Texas Baptist University
Fordham University
George Mason University
Georgetown University
Grambling State University
Harding University
Hinds Community College
Hollins University
Louisiana Delta Community College
Louisiana State University
Louisiana State University—Eunice
Louisiana State University—Shreveport
Louisiana Tech University
Loyola University New Orleans
McNeese State University
Millsaps College
Mississippi College
Mississippi State University
Navarro College
New York University
Northeastern University
Northwestern State University
Northwestern University
Ohio State University
Ouachita Baptist University
Purdue University
Rice University
Rutgers University
Savannah College of Art & Design
Southeastern Louisiana University
Southern Arkansas University
Southern Methodist University
Tulane University
United States Naval Academy
University of Alabama
University of Arkansas
University of Arkansas—Monticello
University of California—Berkeley
University of California—Los Angeles
University of Central Arkansas
University of Chicago
University of Connecticut
University of Kansas
University of Louisiana—Lafayette
University of Louisiana—Monroe
University of Mississippi
University of New Orleans
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of Notre Dame
University of Oklahoma
University of Pennsylvania
University of Southern California
University of the South (Sewanee)
University of Virginia
Vassar College
Washington and Lee University
Wellesley College
Western Colorado University
Yale University

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