High School

High School Overview

9th – 12th Grade

When are classes?

Monday – Friday, 8:00a – 4:00p

What is the duration of the school year?

10 months, August – May. Students are welcome to enroll at any time!

How big are classes?

Class sizes vary between locations. Our goal is to not exceed a 10:1 student-teacher ratio.

Where are your schools located?

We have campuses across the US. Check out our locations to find a school closest to you!

High School Progression Recommendations

The following course progressions in the core subject areas are used as a guide for families to understand how their children could progress through high school. High school students can create a course of study personalized for their interests and goals. To earn a college prep academic diploma, students must complete 23.5 credits of academic and elective courses. Students earn one credit (one year) for each 36-week course.

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English

9th Grade –

Honors English 1

10th Grade – Honors English 2

11th Grade – Honors English 3

12th Grade – Honors English 4

Social Studies

9th Grade – Sociology & Psychology

10th Grade – Honors World History

11th Grade – Honors U.S. History

12th Grade – Honors Government & Economics

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Mathematics

9th Grade –

Honors Algebra I

10th Grade – Honors Geometry

11th Grade – Honors Algebra 2

12th Grade – Honors Pre-Calculus and AP Calculus

Science

9th Grade – Honors Physical Science

10th Grade – Honors Biology

11th Grade – Honors Chemistry

12th Grade – Honors Physics

High School College Prep & Honors Courses

Rush Education offers digital textbook-based curriculum options. Our high school courses combine the interactivity of the web with on- and off-line assignments. Our courses feature materials carefully chosen for their academic quality and suitability for a wide range of learning styles.

College prep courses have been thoughtfully designed so that successful completion prepares students for college-level courses at the most demanding colleges and universities. In addition, our school provides a wide range of honors courses, which meet the needs of college-bound students seeking a challenging academic curriculum.

The honors program takes college prep courses to the next level by focusing on critical thinking, research and writing skills, and creative application of ideas.

Advanced Placement Courses

Our school provides a wide variety of advanced placement (AP) courses, enabling students to take college-level courses and exams and earn college credit or placement while still in high school.

Advanced placement programs emphasize vocabulary development, critical thinking, problem-solving, expository writing, and research. Excellent AP exam scores enable many Rush Education graduates to be exempt from entry-level courses in college.

AP Courses available at an additional cost

AP Art History

AP Computer Science

AP English Language + Composition
AP English Literature + Composition

AP U.S. History

AP World History

AP U.S. Government & Politics

AP Microeconomics

AP Macroeconomics

AP Psychology

AP Calculus Prep

AP Biology

AP Physics

AP Environmental Science

AP Chemistry

College Advisory Program

The College Advisory Program (CAP) by Rush is a player-focused initiative offering exclusive, comprehensive support and resources to soccer players navigating the collegiate landscape. Tailored to individual needs, CAP provides guidance for both those aspiring to play collegiate soccer and those exploring other paths, ensuring holistic success on and off the field.

With a network of over 11,000 high school players nationwide, CAP provides unmatched exposure to college coaches. Beyond soccer, CAP extends its support to parents, offering guidance through the complexities of the college search process. Join CAP to maximize success, elevate your game, and redefine your path to success both athletically and academically.