Core Instruction

Core Instruction

Overview

Humanities

Our humanities courses are taught in the team teaching model.  An English Language Arts teacher and a Social Science teacher collaborate and plan integrated lessons and projects.  

  • 9th Grade Course – iWorld (ELA 9/Geography & Ethnic Studies)
  • 10th Grade Course – World Studies (ELA 10/World History)
  • 11th Grade Course – American Studies (ELA 11/US History)
  • 12th Grade Course – Political Studies(ELA 12/American Government & Economics)

Math

Student are required to take and pass 3 math courses.  Offerings include:

  • Integrated Math I
  • Integrated Math II
  • Integrated Math III
  • Enrollment in college math course at a community college

Science

Students are required to take and pass 3 science courses.  Offerings include:

  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

World Language

Students can take Spanish I and Spanish II in their 11th grade year or they can take a language of their choice at a community college through the Advance Education program.

Art/PE/Electives

Art:  All students will take 2 semesters of Art

PE:  All students will take 4 semesters of PE.  In 9th grades, students must pass the Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

Foundations:  All 9th graders will take this course for 1 semester using the Get Focused…Stay Focused program.  Students will develop and refine a meaningful online Skills-based Career and Education Plan.