ABOUT THE GREENWICH COMMUNITY:
Greenwich, Connecticut is a suburban community of over 63,000 residents, located less than an hour from the heart of New York City. A large percentage of residents are college graduates in professional and business careers. The community enjoys a long history of support for its public schools.
Greenwich High School offers over 350 different courses and a wide variety of co-curricular activities. The school fields forty-two varsity teams which have won numerous county, state and regional championships. Students and teachers consistently earn recognition and high honors not only for academic achievement, but also for artistic, dramatic and musical accomplishments.
Greenwich High School is a four-year comprehensive high school serving 2,700 students of cultural, economic and ethnic diversity. Students are randomly assigned to one of five houses, and represent the demographic diversity of the Town of Greenwich: White 59%, Hispanic/Latin 25%, Asian 8%, Other 5%, Black 3%. Free or reduced lunch eligible is 19%.
Information for the Class of 2023:
Class of 2023 Six Semester: Highest GPA: 5.14, Mean GPA 3.73.
|A+ = 4.33||A = 4.00||A- = 3.67|
|B+ = 3.33||B = 3.00||B- = 2.67|
|C+ = 2.33||C = 2.0||C- = 1.67|
|D+ = 1.33||D = 1.0||D- = .67|
|P = Pass||F = Failing||W = Withdrawn|
|M = Medical||I = Incomplete||N = Audit|
Greenwich High School does not rank students,
nor provide decile placement. We do provide a
grade point average based on final grades. The
GPA is calculated for all subjects with AP and
Honors courses weighted on a scale of :
A = 5, B = 4, C = 3, D = 2, F = 0
AP and Honors courses are indicated in bold on the transcript.
- AP English Literature & Composition
- AP English Language & Composition
- AP Chinese Language & Culture
- AP French Language & Culture
- AP German Language & Culture
- AP Italian Language & Culture
- AP Spanish Language & Culture
- AP Spanish Literature & Culture
- AP Calculus AB
- AP Calculus BC
- AP PreCalculus
- AP Statistics AP
- AP Computer Science A
- AP Computer Science Principles
- AP Biology
- AP Chemistry
- AP Environmental Science
- AP Physics C*
- AP Physics 1
- AP Physics 2
- AP Comparative Gov. & Politics and AP U.S. Gov. & Politics*
- AP European History
- AP Macro & Micro Economics*
- AP Psychology
- AP U.S. History
- AP 2D Art & Design
- AP 3D Art & Design
- AP Drawing
- AP Music Theory
*Students enrolled in Physics C, Government, and Economics complete two AP courses within one full year course and are prepared for two AP exams.
Greenwich High School offers 32 AP courses, 9 courses approved for college credit through the UCONN Cooperative Program (ECE). UCONN ECE courses are offered in AP Biology, AP Environmental Science, AP Comparative Government & Politics and AP U.S. Government & Politics (We the People), AP European History, AP Macro & Micro Economics, Honors Individual & Family Development, and Sociology. ECE is not indicated on transcripts.
86 Honors courses, as well as an Honors option in the majority of subject areas, are available with the exception of ninth grade English and Global Studies.
Please see our Course of Study Guide for a complete list of courses.
AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a
nationally recognized research-based framework and
curriculum which supports students through writing,
inquiry, collaboration, organization, and reading in their preparation to attend college.
The ESL (English for Speakers of other Languages)
Program provides classes in English, Mathematics, Social
Studies, Biology and Chemistry for students with limited
Honors Science Research is a course for students to
select, develop and conduct an independent research
project and develop the skills of reporting and presenting
The Independent Study Program awards credit to
students who pursue projects outside of the curriculum.
All projects are approved and evaluated by an Independent
Shapers of the World is an interdisciplinary humanities
course in which students explore how human beings have
shaped their individual experiences in ways that have had a significant impact on society. Students examine common threads which link such disciplines as literature, art, music, philosophy, history and science in the development
of human civilization.
We The People is a special section of the AP Government
courses in which students participate in a state and
national level constitutional law contest conducted in a
congressional hearing format.
Advanced Placement Testing:
2394 Advanced Placement Examinations were administered to 879 students in May 2023 and were scored as follows:
Eighty-nine percent of seniors in Class of 2023 scored a 3 or higher on at least one AP exam in 2023.
Greenwich High School had 473 Scholars and an average AP Score of 4.12.
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS TESTING PROGRAM:
635 students in the Class of 2023 took the CT School
- Mean Score EBRW 572
- Mean Score MATH 566
NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:
- 11 Semi-Finalists
- 33 Commended Students
- 11 Semi-Finalists
- 36 Commended Students
For statistical data about Greenwich High School and other schools in Connecticut, visit the Connecticut State Department of Education Insight Into Education website.