Graduation requirements and other academic information are outlined below. For more information, including specific course descriptions, please refer to the Curriculum Guide.
All students are also required to perform ten hours of school-sponsored community service each year. A Junior/Senior Project as well as a minimum of 21 total credits are required for graduation. This includes a minimum of credits in each discipline as outlined below. The Dean of Upper and Middle Schools will determine transfer credits for any student who enters the School after 9th grade.
|English||4||One credit each year (in senior year, at least 1/2 credit each semester)|
|Mathematics||3||Through junior year including at least Algebra I, II and Geometry|
|Science||3||One year each: Physics, Chemistry and Biology|
|Language||3||Through the third level of the same language in Upper School|
|History||3||Global Connections, World History, U.S. History|
|Arts||1.5||Three semesters of Arts. Must include at least one semester in 9th or 10th grade and at least one in 11th or 12th grade from two areas: music, visual arts, or theatre|
|Ethics||.5||Must be taken either in junior or senior year|
|9th Grade Seminar||1||Required for 9th graders|
|10th Grade Seminar||.5||Required for 10th graders|
|Women, Health and Culture||.5||Required for 10th graders|
|Athletics||Required each season (fall, winter, spring)|
|Community Service||10 hours|