Middle School Curriculum

6th Grade

The sixth grade curriculum introduces and emphasizes hands-on activities and authentic problem-solving experiences.

  • Math 6
    • Math 6
    • Math 6 Honors
  • English 6
  • Science 6—Earth Science
  • Geography World Language Survey
  • Fine Arts Survey
  • Physical Education/Wellness

7th Grade

The seventh curriculum continues the emphasis of hands-on activities and authentic problem-solving experiences introduced in the sixth grade. Some examples include lab-oriented math and science courses; research papers, and required modern languages.. Art and music classes, which include history and theory as well as studio production, make extensive use of technology.

  • Math 7
    • Pre-Algebra
    • Pre-Algebra Honors
    • Honors Algebra
  • English 7
  • Science 7—Life Science
  • American Studies
  • World Languages 7 (student selection)
    • Chinese
    • French
    • German
    • Latin
    • Spanish
  • Fine Arts Electives

8th Grade

The eighth grade curriculum continues the emphasis of hands-on activities and authentic problem-solving experiences introduced in the sixth and seventh grades. Some examples include lab-oriented math and science courses; research papers, required modern languages, an eighth grade ethics course that focuses on the Holocaust, and a trip to Washington D.C. Art and music classes, which include history and theory as well as studio production, make extensive use of technology.

  • Math 8
    • Foundations of Algebra
    • Algebra I
    • Honors Algebra I
    • Honors Geometry
  • English 8
  • Science 8—Physical Science and Chemistry
  • Ethics/Civics (One Semester of each)
  • World Languages 8—continuation of seventh grade language courses
  • Fine Arts Electives (year-long and semester-long options)
  • Physical Education/Wellness