Our curriculum is designed to prepare students to successfully continue their education at the college level with emphasis on critical thinking, problem solving, and applying knowledge to new situations.
Our required courses are designed to ensure that each student learns at a level suited to his or her needs and receives a foundation in all academic areas to prepare them for college.
College Prep and Advanced Placement (AP) level classes are available. Our curriculum includes English, Mathematics, World Language (French or Spanish), Social Science, Science, and Fine Arts.
A student is assigned to a Mathematics program that best fits his/her ability level and considers previous Mathematics experiences and future needs. Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, and Pre-Calculus are offered.
The English curriculum presents a rigorous and balanced program in reading, writing, speaking and listening, and language. We offer a literature program which provides extensive and varied preparation opportunities for College and Career Readiness Standards in English Language Arts. We encourage students to be excellent communicators and lifelong learners.
The World Languages curriculum presents a rigorous and balanced program in reading, writing, speaking and listening, and language. We encourage students to be excellent communicators and lifelong learners.
The history of science and the current advances in technology are incorporated into each science course along with ethical and environmental issues.
Social Studies courses are divided into three main areas. Each area includes courses designed to meet the needs of students with various backgrounds and abilities. In each of these courses certain skills will be stressed, including critical thinking, interpretation of charts, graphs, pictures, maps, cartoons, and statistics relating the past to the present, note taking and outlining, reading comprehension, vocabulary development, understanding cause and effect, and written and oral expressions of ideas. Current technology will also be used to supplement the learning process highlighting the importance of research.
Advanced Placement (AP) courses offer students the opportunity to take college-level studies.Upon completion of an AP course, students may take the nationally administered examination in May. According to their performance on the examination, students may receive college credit hours for each examination.