Middle School Program

The middle school curriculum calls for maintaining exciting and dynamic classes that challenge students to perform at high levels of academic standards. The curriculum, which exceeds the Arizona Academic Standards, is designed to allow students to develop at their own rate both academically and socially. Classes emphasize active, project-based learning, helping students understand connections between disciplines. The curriculum is designed to be challenging for all students and prepare them for the high school level.

Sample Schedules for Middle School

The 6th grade curriculum consists of the following courses:

  • Language Arts 6 – Reading
  • Language Arts 6 – Writing
  • Math 6 or Pre-Algebra
  • Science 6
  • Social Studies 6
  • Elective (art, band, or strings) **P.E. will rotate one day per week
  • Integrated Learning Strategies 6 (study hall)

The 7th grade curriculum consists of the following courses:

  • English 7
  • Math: Pre-Algebra or Algebra I
  • Science 7
  • Social Studies 7
  • Latin I (required)
  • Elective (art, band, strings, dance, or P.E.)
  • Integrated Learning Strategies 7 (study hall)

The 8th grade curriculum consists of the following courses:

  • English 8
  • Math: 8th Grade Math, Algebra I or Geometry
  • Science 8
  • Social Studies 8
  • Elective (art, band, strings, dance, P.E., drama, guitar, )
  • Elective
  • Seventh course: Integrated Learning Strategies 8