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Academic Overview

Middle-School Program

7th

English 7

Algebra 1

Latin 1

World Geography

Earth and Environmental Science

Visual Arts (semester 1)

Theatre Fundamentals (semester 2)

8th

English 8

Algebra 2

Latin 2

Ancient World History

Introduction to Chemistry

Performing Arts (semester 1)

Visual Arts (semester 2)


High-School Program

9th

English 9: Literature and Composition

Geometry and Introduction to Statistics

Greek 1: Homeric

Modern World History

Introduction to Biology

Fine-arts elective

10th

English 10: Literature and Composition

Advanced Algebra/Trigonometry

Greek 2: Attic

AP U.S. Government and Politics*

AP Physics 1*

Fine-arts elective

* 10th-grade AP courses are test optional; by spring break, students choose if they will take the AP in May.

11th

AP English Literature and Composition

Precalculus

Modern-language elective: Accelerated Introductory French or Italian

AP elective (See the note that follows on Advanced Placement courses)

Fine-arts elective

12th

AP English Language and Composition

AP Calculus BC or AP Statistics*

Accelerated Intermediate French or Italian

AP U.S. History (required for U.S. citizens, elective for others)

Fine-arts elective

* Students who have completed the AP math requirement in the junior year elect an additional AP course in science, social science, or math. See note on AP courses for details about offerings.