Students entering Alcuin Upper School embark on one of the most meaningful and unforgettable experiences of their lives. They engage in a journey into adulthood, constantly exploring the possibilities and working to understand their own strengths.
As an authorized World School for the International Baccalaureate Organization® prestigious Diploma Programme and Middle Years Programme, Alcuin Upper School provides the finest preparation for university and the world beyond. Alcuin has been officially accepted as an IB World School by the Director General of the International Baccalaureate® Organization (IBO), of Geneva, Switzerland, thereby authorizing the school to offer the IB Diploma Programme in Grades 11 and 12.
Alcuin Upper School students will complete all Diploma Programme requirements and be able to earn the IB Diploma in addition to earning the Alcuin high school diploma.
We prepare students for success in higher education and for life in a global society. Alcuin’s Upper School is academically challenging and, with the IB Diploma Programme, has gained recognition from universities around the world. 

Alcuin Upper School supports students' diverse interests, helping each young person identify personal passions and actively prepare for life beyond school. Alcuin School offers an educational environment in which curiosity has the opportunity to deepen into real interest, and work can become expertise.

At Alcuin, we pride ourselves in attracting students and families who prioritize education and progressive, independent thinking. We want our Upper School students to have that same passion, that same drive. The Alcuin School Experience inspires students by challenging them to constantly consider possibilities, to understand their own strengths and by preparing them to become global citizens impacting the world today and tomorrow.

Meet the Administrators

List of 3 members.

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    Dr. Kelly Ritchie 

    Alcuin School
    Associate Head of IB
    Austin College - English
    Austin College - Teaching
    University of North Texas - Curriculum and Instruction
    Lamar University - Educational Leadership and Principal Certification
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    Ty Hathorn 

    Alcuin School
    Director of Upper School
    Spring Hill College - BA
    Spring Hill College - MA
    Southern Methodist University - M.Ed.
  • Photo of Jacob Navarrete

    Jacob Navarrete 

    Alcuin School
    Director of Student Life/ Director of College Counseling
    Skidmore College - BA
    Stanford - MA
Innovative Thinkers. Passionate Learners.