City on a Hill prepares all of its students to succeed in college by requiring that all complete a rigorous educational program. The curriculum of every class is structured with high expectations so as to give students the academic skills they will need to succeed in college.
City on a Hill's formula is nothing revolutionary. We believe that you need to set high expectations for all students regardless of prior academic standing while devoting the time and supports needed to reach these standards.
More Time in School
City on a Hill students have an extended school day, school week and school year.
9th Grade Academy
All ninth graders attend a two-week 9th Grade Academy in August where they become acclimated to the CoaH culture and expectations ensuring a smooth transition into the CoaH programs and curriculum that will lead them on a path towards college success.
CoaHCORPS Tutorial Program
All students in grades 9-11 receive daily, individualized tutorials focused on the skills gaps in numeracy and literacy specific to each students' education. CoaH employs 21 full-time college graduates dedicating a year of service as tutors at City on a Hill.
College Prep Curriculum for ALL students
City on a Hill does not track its students or segregate students with special learning needs into separate programs. All students at City on a Hill are held to high standards, and we find that when matched with the proper supports, all students can be successful in reaching these standards.