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Class Progression

 2021-2022

The four state required core subjects have indicated how many credits are required to graduate in Pennsylvania.  If there are prerequisites or age requirements for a particular class, they will be found in the class description. Your student’s teachers are valuable resources to help you decide what class(es) are best suited for your student in the coming year! If you have any questions about your student’s readiness for a particular class please contact the teacher at the email listed in the directory or speak with a director.


English (4)

Writing Emphasis:

*Institute for Excellence in Writing – Junior High

*Writers’ Workshop

Grammar & Essay

Academic Writing

Business Writing (One Semester)

Research Writing (One Semester)


Literature Emphasis:

*Adventures in Literature

*Literature Across the Curriculum

-->See below for history courses that also offer an English component


History/Social Studies (3)

*Civics & Geography

*Castles, Kings & Battles (not offered every year)

*/**World History & Literature (7-9th)

**American History & Literature (10-12th)


Math (3)

*Pre-Algebra

Algebra 1

Algebra 2

P/SAT Math Prep (Fall 4 Weeks Only)

Geometry

Pre-Calculus

Consumer Math


Science (3)

*Life Science

*Physical Science

*Space Exploration

Intro to Computer Science (One Semester)

Intro to Engineering (One Semester)

Biology

Chemistry

Physics


Electives

*Gym

*Master of Defense

*Basic Art

Advanced Art

*Photography (One Semester)

*Spanish - Introductory

Spanish 1A, 1B, and 2

*French – Introductory

French 1A and  1B

* German Introductory

German 1A, 1B, and  2

*Woodworking (I & II)

*Yearbook


*Can be taken in 7th or 8th grade, although not uncommon for high school students to take.

** History with a literature component that may count towards yearly English reading requirements.  This is not an English Class.