The Secondary School provides a challenging, world-class academic curriculum, delivered within a program that seeks to address the social and emotional needs of the students. Personal responsibility of one’s own learning is stressed at all levels. Every student takes the core academic classes of English, math and social studies, science and Spanish. Physical education classes for grades seven through nine meet on a daily basis. In addition, all students in grades seven and eight take a number of exploratory classes that include visual and performing arts, technology, robotics, writing workshop, and research. Algebra I is offered to all eighth graders.
For grades nine through twelve, students follow a college preparatory curriculum enriched by electives and advanced placement courses. Advanced placement courses are usually offered in English literature, Spanish literature, French language, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Calculus AB & BC, Economics (Micro and Macro), Psychology, United States History, Comparative Government and Politics, European history and Studio Art. Electives courses usually offered include Anatomy and Physiology, Astronomy, Environmental Science, Art, French, Chinese, Hispanic culture, Introduction to Psychology, Introduction to Statistics, Introduction to Economics and Journalism.