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Course Recommendation By Grade Levels

Course Recommendations by Grade


Grade 9

Course

Credit Value / Unit

English I

1.0

Math:  Math 9, or Keystone Algebra,  or Algebra II

1.0

Keystone Math Skills 9 or Geometry

1.0

Social Studies: American History I or US History I AP

1.0

Health & Wellness / Freshman Seminar

1.0 combined value

Elective: Computer Applications, Art I, College Writing Spanish, Band, Orchestra, or Chorale

1.0

Physical Science

1.0

Strategic Reading and Composition OR Composition & Writing

1.0

  

Grade 10

Note:  students must meet promotion requirements to ascend to 10th grade status.

Course

Credit Value / Unit

English II

1.0

Math:  Geometry, Keystone Algebra, Algebra II, Trigonometry

1.0

Social Studies: American History II or US History II AP

1.0

Science:  Biology

1.0

Grade 11

Note:  students must meet promotion requirements to ascend to 11th grade status.

Course

Credit Value / Unit

English III or English Language and Composition AP

1.0

Geometry, Algebra II, Trigonometry or Math Elective

1.0

Social Studies:  US Government or AP Government

1.0

Science Elective – Earth and Environmental Science (for those students who fail the Biology Keystone in grade 10.  Those who pass the BIO Keystone in grade 10 can take any science elective that is offered).

1.0


Grade 12

Note:  students must meet promotion requirements to ascend to 12th grade status.

Course

Credit Value / Unit

English IV or English Literature and Composition AP

1.0

Math Course – AP Calculus, Trigonometry, College Algebra, Consumer Mathematics

1.0

Social Studies:  World History or AP World History

1.0

Science:  Elective

1.0

Personal Finance

1.0