Graduation Requirement Summary

Total Academic Credits Required 21.25
Total Non-Academic Credits Required 1.00
Minimum Elective Credits 5.75
Total Credits Required for Graduation 28.00
The remaining credits needed to meet the minimum required for graduation may be earned by taking elective courses. The amount of elective credits needed for graduation may vary for each student.

Total academic credits required: 21.25 credits

English 4.00 credits 9th— English 9
10th—Western Literature
11th—American Studies, Composition and American Literature, AP English Language and Composition
12th—Semester Courses: AP English Literature, Creative Writing, Contemporary Women Writers, Fiction and Literary Adaption, Global Voices, Men's Studies, Sci Fi and the Politics of Imagination
Social Studies 4.00 credits 9th—World History, Honors World History
10th—World History, AP World History
11th—American Studies, Modern United States History
11th and 12th Grade Semester Courses: Constitutional Law, Government and Economics, Social Entrepreneurship, 21st Century Global Issues, World Religions
Math 3.00 credits 9th—Geometry, Advanced Algebra 2/Trigonometry, Honors Algebra 2/3
10th—Algebra 2 with Trigonometry, Advanced Algebra 3/Advanced Trigonometry, Honors Pre-Calculus
11th—Functions/Probability/Trigonometry (FPT), Honors Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus AB
12th—Statistics and Discrete Math, Honors Pre-Calculus, AP Statistics, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC
Science 3.00 credits 9th—Physical Science, Honors Biology
10th—Biology, Honors Biology, Honors Chemistry
11th—AP Biology, Chemistry, Honors Chemistry
12th—Physics, Honors Physics, Anatomy and Physiology, Environmental Studies, AP Biology
(Class of 2023 and beyond)
3.00 credits

9th—Physics 9
10th—Biology, Honors Biology
11th—Chemistry, Honors Chemistry
12th—Anatomy and Physiology, Environmental Studies, AP Biology

See curriculum page for additional senior year options in development.

World Language 3.00 credits Grades 9-12—French, Spanish, Advanced Language and Culture
AP French Language, AP Spanish Language
Fine Arts 3.00 credits Art, Drama, Instrumental Music, Vocal Music In the area of fine arts, students are encouraged to take courses in each of the three areas although it is not required.
Physical Ed. 1.00 credits 9-10 Physical Education
Health 0.25 credits 9th-Health

Total non-academic credits required: 1.00 Credits

Senior Service Project 0.50 credits Each senior must have completed .5 credits of service in or out of school during the Upper School years.
Senior Seminar 0.25 credits Each senior must take Senior Seminar
Senior Performance 0.25 credits Each senior must complete a senior performance