Classen High School of Advanced Studies

Classen School of Advanced Studies, often called Classen SAS, CSAS, or simply Classen, is a public speciality school serving students in grades 6-12 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma City Public Schools program participates in the IB Diploma Programme and offers fine arts courses as well, offering art, drama, and music classes to any qualifying student.
Classen is known as one of the state's premier high schools in academics, and has been ranked among the top 100 public high schools in America by the Challenge Index, as measured by the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and/or Cambridge tests taken by all students at a school in 2007 divided by the number of graduating seniors. The index is published annually in the Washington Post and Newsweek. It was ranked 14 in 2009.

Classen High School, constructed immediately following the close of World War I, is the oldest high school building in Oklahoma City. Classen opened as a junior high school in 1919. The land was part of an area being developed by the early Oklahoma City real estate developer, Anton H. Classen. A total of 6.33 acres was purchased by the Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education for $55,100. The building was constructed at a cost of $420,500 by the Holmboe Construction Company. The two story brick building was enlarged in 1921, 1923, 1925, 1934 and 1957. The school was converted to a high school in 1925.Classen School of Advanced Studies High School at Northeast (CSASNE) is the premier school of its kind in the state of Oklahoma. CSAS offers eligible qualified students of Oklahoma City Public Schools in grades six through twelve a rare and dynamic educational opportunity. Two complementary and challenging college preparatory plans of study are offered: the world recognized International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and the nationally recognized Visual and Performing Arts Program. The school opened in August of 1994 with an enrollment of 647 students in grades six through ten. Classen School of Advanced Studies High School at Northeast graduated its first senior class in May of 1997. Classen SAS is accredited by the North Central Association of Schools and adheres to a college preparatory curriculum.

Students can enroll in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.

The Classen High School of Advanced Studies is a Public university located in Oklahoma City.
The Classen High School of Advanced Studies was founded in 1919.
The current president of Classen High School of Advanced Studies is Aurora Lora.

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