Curriculum Overview

Based on a semester system, students must complete 4 years (8 semesters) in high school (grades 9-12) with 51 credits in order to be eligible to graduate.

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

Transfer students (transfer students) may be granted credits for courses approved by the GPA from previous school grades.

AP courses can be completed by consulting with a career counselor after completion of the course.

GPA Standard High School Curriculum
Language ArtsIntro to Literature, World Literature, American Literature, Classical Literature, Writing, Speech & Debate, Media Studies, Film Studies
MathematicsAlgebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Statistics
ScienceGeneral Science, Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Human Anatomy
Social StudiesAncient History, Modern History, World Geography, World History, US History, Economics, Sociology, American Government, Psychology, Political Science
TechnologyComputer A+, Computer B (Web Programming), Graphic Design (Branding), Yearbook (Desktop Publishing), Robotics, Digital Citizenship, Computer Science Principles A / B
Second LanguageChinese, Spanish
ArtsDrawing and Painting, Sculpture, Strings, Orchestra, Choir
HealthHealth
AP CoursesLiterature, Calculus A / B, Economics, Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, History, Computer Science A (Java), Computer Science Principles (JavaScript)
ESLESL Extensive Reading, ESL Speaking/Listening, ESL Science, ESL Math, ESL Music, ESL Art

Students who lack English proficiency must complete the ESL program (6 months ~ 1 year)


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