Curriculum Overview

Based on a semester system, students must complete 4 years in high school (8 semesters) with 51 credits in order to be eligible to graduate.

Students take 7 classes with each class meeting for 50 minutes.

Language ArtsIntro to Literature, World Literature, American Literature, Classical Literature, Writing, Speech and Debate
MathematicsAlgebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, Calculus
ScienceGeneral Science, Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Social StudiesWorld Geography, World History, US History, Economics, Sociology, American Government, Psychology
TechnologyComputer I, II, Graphic Design I, II, Robotics
Second LanguageSpanish, Chinese
ArtsDrawing and Painting, Sculpture, Strings, Orchestra, Choir
HealthHealth
AP CoursesLiterature, Calculus AB, Economics, Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, History, Computer Science A
ESLESL Extensive Reading, ESL Speaking/Listening, ESL Science, ESL Math, ESL Music, ESL Art

Proposed Study Sequence

ESL

Semester 1Semester 2
ReadingReading
WritingWriting
GrammarGrammar
ListeningListening
SpeakingSpeaking
VocabularyVocabulary
ElectiveElective

7th Grade

Semester 1Semester 2
EnglishEnglish
ReadingReading
MathMath
Earth ScienceEarth Science
World HistoryWorld History
Foreign LanguageForeign Language
ElectiveElective

8th Grade

Semester 1Semester 2
EnglishEnglish
ReadingReading
MathMath
Earth ScienceEarth Science
World HistoryWorld History
Foreign LanguageForeign Language
ElectiveElective

9th Grade

Semester 1Semester 2
Algebra 1Algebra 1
General ScienceGeneral Science
English I: Intro to LiteratureEnglish I: Intro to Literature
World GeographyWorld Geography
Foreign LanguageForeign Language
KeystoneElective
ElectiveElective

10th Grade

Semester 1Semester 2
GeometryGeometry
BiologyBiology
English II: World LiteratureEnglish II: World Literature
World HistoryWorld History
Foreign LanguageForeign Language
ElectiveElective
ElectiveElective

11th Grade

Semester 1Semester 2
Algebra 2Algebra 2
ChemistryChemistry
English III: American LiteratureEnglish III: American Literature
US HistoryUS History
College Prep (TOEFL)College Prep (SAT)
ElectiveElective
ElectiveElective

12th Grade

Semester 1Semester 2
ElectiveElective
ElectiveElective
English ElectiveEnglish Elective
Social Science ElectiveElective
ElectiveElective
ElectiveElective
ElectiveElective