Jemicy’s Upper School Prep program is a comprehensive, pre-high school curriculum designed to serve students who may not be prepared to enter a college-preparatory upper school program.
The program integrates direct instruction in executive function, time-management, and study skills into each academic discipline. USP equips students with tools and strategies necessary to comprehend, organize, and retain information.
This structured, sequential program prepares students for the rigors of a college-preparatory high school curriculum. Students may matriculate to Jemicy’s Upper School or to other area high schools.
Math: Placement determined by teacher recommendation and math assessment
Skills: In this class students receive personalized, targeted instruction to support a particular area of growth
USP Seminar: 1 trimester each of Drawing, Theatre, and Physical Education
USP Extension: Under the direct guidance of the teacher, students learn academic strategies and practice key skills, such as study and test-taking strategies, note-taking, time-management, and organization. The USP academic program provides a framework for further development and practice of each skill.