W.B. Saul H.S. is a special admission school which focuses on preparing students both academically and vocationally for college and career. The programs offered at Saul explore the field of agriculture and its importance to society. Students who meet the criteria may apply to Saul during the eighth grade by completing the necessary transfer form.
Current criteria for admission to Saul are:
Grades: A’s and B’s with the possible exception of one C in major subjects on the most recent final report card. Incoming 9th graders must attend a 4-week summer program.
PSSA: Advanced, proficient or near-proficient scores in both reading and mathematics. Other tests: 70th percentile or higher
Attendance: Exemplary attendance & punctuality
Behavior: No negative disciplinary reports over the past 3 years
Optional: Teacher recommendation(s)
Optional: Writing Sample: Prospective students may submit a handwritten writing sample with their application addressing the topic of why they would like to attend Saul.
In the early spring, Saul will be hosting a series of “Acceptance Days” at which students that have been accepted can come to the school and join in an agricultural class, take a tour, and enjoy a great lunch with ice cream made here at Saul.
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To qualify for a diploma from Saul, a student must be enrolled in the 11th and 12th grades. In addition to passing an Agricultural course each year (1 credit in 9th, 2 credits in 10th and 11th and 3 credits 12th), students must earn the following academic credits for graduation:
English – 4 credits
Health and Physical Education – 1.5 credits
Mathematics – 3 credits
Science – 3 credits
Social Studies – 4 credits
World Languages – 2 credits
Students must pass all required academic courses and required CTE courses in order to qualify for graduation.
- Jeans (blue, black, gray only — no leggings, jeggings, sweat pants, or ripped pants)
- A Saul t-shirt
- Gym uniform: Gray Phys. Ed shirt with long blue shorts or sweats