De Paul Academy (grades 7-9)

The De Paul Academy is a series of one-week, distance learning courses for motivated students entering the 7th, 8th, and 9th grades. Each ten hour, one-week course is designed for students to work independently with SHC instructors with a maximum of of two hours spent online daily. Enrollment in each course is limited to 15-20 participants to ensure optimal engagement. 

These courses are specifically designed for students to explore exciting topics not typically offered at their grade level, and to learn with others who share a similar intellectual curiosity. 

Please note that these courses are NOT for students interested in traditional grade level reinforcement or grade recovery. Students must be motivated to learn in a project-based environment in order to have a meaningful experience in the De Paul Academy.

*Please note that some courses may have an additional cost of $25-$50 for supplies not included in the registration price. Supply lists will be communicated at least two weeks prior to the start of each course.


Cost Per Course: $150
New Courses:
Due to overwhelming demand, we are offering new sections of select courses (shown in yellow) which will be open for registration on Friday, May 29 at noon.


Below is a list of our 2020 courses.

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