SCHS Student Handbook

High School Curriculum Policy
Beginning with the Graduating Class of 2013

High School Curriculum

Sequence of Courses

English English 9, 10, 11, 12*
Math Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra II, Elective:Math Applications I and II, Advanced Algebra and Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Statistics, AP Statistics
Science Introductory Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Electives: Anatomy/Physiology, Environmental Science, Physics, Ecology, Technology Engineering (½ year courses student must take 2), AP/IB Level Science Courses
Social Studies World History, U.S. History (1), U.S. History (2)
Social Sciences Electives: Psychology, Sociology, Economics, Government, African-American History, Law, Latin America, Ancient History, Community Service, AP Level Social Science Courses
Foreign Language Students will complete a minimum of 2 consecutive years of one Foreign Language before graduation, preferably during 9th and 10th grade.**
Phys. Ed. PE 9, 10, 11, 12 (½ credit each year)
Health Any Grade
Fine Arts Music, Art, Theater, or Dance

*Beginner, Early Intermediate (Phase I and II) LEP students will receive Sheltered English Immersion support during the ELA block and receive ESL services in lieu of Foreign Language, this counts towards their required Foreign Language credits.

** Beginner, Early Intermediate (Phase I and II) LEP students will also take ESL in place of Foreign Language. This will count towards their Foreign Language requirement.


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