Upper School (9–12)

Test Preparation


This is an intense three-week course designed to prepare high school students for the critical reading, mathematics, and writing sections of the new SAT and to strengthen math and verbal skills that are the foundation for success in high school and beyond. The verbal section of the course covers all areas tested by the SAT, such as vocabulary, reading comprehension, and writing. Students also study the fundamentals of Algebra and Geometry appearing on the math portion of the SAT. Generous amounts of class time are allotted to drill and SAT practice testing.
Session I
June –July 
10:00 am-12:00pm
Session II 
July -July 


More and more students in the Washington area are choosing the ACT to meet testing requirements for the college application process. Others are taking both the ACT and the SAT in an effort to optimize their testing profiles. This three-week course is designed to introduce students to the ACT and to help them review content for each of the test’s sections. Test taking strategies are included, as well as recommendations for further work. Generous amounts of class time are allotted for drill and practice testing.
June –July 
12:30–2:30 pm
Located in Washington, D.C., St. Albans Summer Programs – a combined summer camp and summer school for area and out-of-town boys and girls in grades Pre-K through 12 – provides half- and full-day academic and art classes and athletic camps for football, golf, rowing, swimming, and tennis at state-of-the-art athletic facilities.