Students who distinguish themselves over the course of their secondary school career may be recognized by approval for membership in the Cum Laude Society and/or the National Honor Society.
Cum Laude Society
The Storm King School has the distinction of having one of the first chapters of the Cum Laude Society in the nation, enrolling members since 1921. It’s mission is to promote learning and sound scholarship in secondary schools and its primary requirement for membership is academic excellence. The society was founded in 1906 and patterned after Phi Beta Kappa, known at the college level.
National Honor Society
The Storm King School’s Chapter of the National Honor Society was formed in 1981. A cumulative grade point average of a B+ is the minimum academic criteria for consideration along with accomplishments in other criteria such as leadership, service, and character. Qualified juniors and seniors who have an outstanding record in several aspects of school life are elected into the society.