Middle School Curriculum


Subject Credits in MS Sixth Grade Seventh Grade Eighth Grade
Language Arts 3.0 credits -------------------- 4.0 credits for students entering grade six beginning 2012
  • Writing
  • Language Arts 
  • English 
  • English 
Math3.0 credits
  • Math Foundations
  • Pre-Algebra Math 7
  • Pre-AP Algebra I
  • Pre-Algebra
Science 3.0 credits
  • Earth Science
  • Life Science
  • Physical Science
Social Studies 3.0 credits
  • World Geography (one semester)
  • Texas History (one semester)
  • American History
  • Pre-AP World Civilizations I
Language 1.0 HS credit possible
  • Intro to Latin
  • Intro to Spanish
  • Pre-AP Latin IA
  • Pre-AP Spanish IA
  • Pre-AP Spanish I
  • Spanish IB
  • Pre-AP Latin I
  • Latin IB
Fine Arts 3.0 credits (Students must remain in a course for the full year to earn credit - except for semester-length classes)
  • Orchestra I, II, or III
  • Wind Ensemble
  • MS Theater I and II
  • MS Studio Art 6 (by semester), 7, and 8
Technology 1.5 credits
  • Technology A: Keyboarding and Word Processing
  • Technology B: Powerpoint and Internet
  • Technology C: Data Bases
Religion 1.8 credits
  • Protestant Religion
  • Catholic Religion
  • Global Religion
Additional Requirements 1.5 credits
  • Study Skills (1 semester)
  • Middle School Speech (1 semester)
  • Middle School Health (1 semester)

Physical Education 1.5 units

  • Cross country
  • Basketball
  • Swimming
  • Track
  • Golf
(1 unit earned for completion of 1 season)
  • PE
(1 unit earned each semester)
  • Off-site PE (with permission)
(1 unit earned each semester)