Shelton admits learning-different students of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin in the administration of our educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Course Offerings

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Graduation Requirements
In addition to the above requirements, all students must complete 60 service hours prior to graduation.

Subject Recommended Minimum
English 4 4
Math 4 3
Science 4 3
Social Studies 4 4
Foreign Language 2 0
Physical Education 1 1
Speech .5 .5
Health .5 .5
Fine Arts 1 1
Technology 1 1
Ethics, Sociology, Psychology 1.5 1.5
(includes reading remediation)
2.5 2.5
* 26 credits 22 credits

Honors Courses:
English I, II, III, IV
Algebra I, II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus
Biology, Chemistry, Physics I, Physics II, Engineering Design Problem Solving
World Geography, World History, US History 1865-Present, US History Post WWII

Ranking and GPA
Shelton does not rank its students. GPA is cumulative, calculated on a 100 point weighted scale. The passing mark is 70%.

The GPA does not include physical education and athletics courses.

Students earn five quality points in Honors courses. Quality points are added to semester grades for GPA calculations but are not included in raw semester grades shown on transcripts. In addition, students earn five fewer points for Modified courses. 

Advanced Placement courses are not offered at Shelton Upper School.

GPA Range by Quartile: Top 10%: 97.93 and above
First quartile: 93.54 and above
Second quartile: 89.00 - 93.28
Third quartile: 86.50 - 88.83
Fourth quartile: 85.86 and below

Cross Country (boys and girls)
Volleyball (girls)
Football (boys)
Basketball (boys and girls)
Soccer (boys and girls)
Swimming (boys and girls)
Baseball (boys)
Track (boys and girls)
Tennis (boys and girls)
Golf (boys and girls)
Cheer (girls)
Mascot and Wranglers (boys and girls)
Chargerettes Drill Team (girls)


Clubs and Organizations
American Sign Language Club, Anime Club, Band and Drumline, Bowling Club, Chargers for Change, Class Officers, Chess Club, Clay Club, Creative Writing Club, History Club, Improv Club, Investment Club, Military Club, National Honor Society, Performing Arts Club, Photography Club, Podcasting Club, Recycling Club, Quiz Bowl, Scoreboard Club, Shelton Ambassadors Club, Student Council Club, and Teen Girls Book Club.