The Upper School at Ascension Episcopal invites students to think critically, collaborate, take healthy risks, and serve others before self within a Christ-centered community— it is where education is more than just learned content but rather inspired learning put into practice and cultivated by dedicated faculty.
We offer this experience through small class sizes, course and college counseling, dynamic scheduling, balanced excellence in academics, spiritual life, the arts, and athletics, and a commitment to service and leadership. All of these components offer our students opportunities to engage in the student life experience and feel empowered as they travel through their years at our Sugar Mill Pond Campus.
Our upper school students are known and celebrated— both byproducts of the quality of relationships between students and faculty. Our students are encouraged to find a passionate interest through special programs. With opportunities to take AP and Dual Enrollment courses and engage in the use of transformative technology, our students are held to a high standard of achievement— based not only on the strength of their schedule but also on the strength of their character. They practice independence, decision-making, and they know the importance of accountability.
Our graduate profile is robust and valued. It is built on tradition and pride. Blue Gators are stewards of the mind, body, and spirit— and, through their stewardship, they come to know God as love, and they come to know His love for them.
Welcome to Upper School at Ascension!
Sarah DavenportHead of Upper School