College Preparatory School Serves Advanced Learners in Grades 3-12
HUNTSVILLE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Texas
Online Preparatory School (TOPS), a tuition-free online public
school, is now accepting enrollment applications for the 2017-18 school
year. A college prep magnet school authorized by the Huntsville
Independent School District, TOPS serves advanced learners in grades
3-12 throughout the state.
Accredited by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and AdvancED, TOPS is a
college preparatory school that provides advanced learners with a
rigorous education. To attend, students must have met a minimum passing
standard on the previous year’s STAAR scores, have had 90 percent
attendance during the prior school year, show proof of prior Texas
public school enrollment and (for high school students) be on track to
The school offers a robust Advanced Learner Program, honors and AP®
courses and dual credit opportunities, where qualifying students also
have the ability to participate in dual enrollment options in college
courses tuition free.
“At TOPS, we provide high-achieving students the opportunity to not only
complete their high school education, but also to get a jumpstart on
college,” said Tina Littell, interim head of school at Texas Online
Preparatory School. “We do everything in our power to set our students
up for success academically and beyond.”
The comprehensive education approach at TOPS focuses on providing
top-performing students with the academic, social and emotional support
needed to succeed in school and beyond, and qualifying students earn the
ability to school with additional flexibility.
TOPS offers classes in six core subjects – English/language arts, math,
science, history, world languages, art and music – and a variety of
elective courses. Texas-certified teachers provide instruction, guidance
and support and interact with students and families via email, web-based
classrooms, online discussions, phone and face-to-face meetings,
ensuring that students and their families feel supported yet challenged
in their education in a way that may be different for every student.
TOPS also offers an active, supportive school community, which organizes
student clubs, outings and field trips for all grade levels.
Information sessions are being held online and in-person throughout the
state during the enrollment period. For more information and a list of
events, please visit http://tops.k12.com.
About Texas Online Preparatory School
Texas Online Preparatory School (TOPS) is an accredited, full-time
online public school that serves students statewide in grades 3-12. TOPS
is tuition-free for Texas residents and is made possible through a
partnership between Huntsville Independent School District and K12 Inc.
(NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of K-12 proprietary
curriculum and online education programs. For more information about
TOPS, please visit http://tops.k12.com.
Jessica Schuler, 571-405-2211