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Curriculum

The Fenwick High School academic curriculum is designed to build upon and prepare the whole student beginning with classroom instruction.

Five academic credit courses must be taken each year; a sixth and/or seventh academic subject may be taken by students who are qualified. Twenty-one credits and physical education are needed for graduation. Elective classes may be taken provided a student's cumulative grade point indicates that attempting a sixth course would be desirable and in the student's best interests.

Fenwick offers an honors program for students of exceptional ability. Individual departments set criteria in honors level classes. It is important that a student choose a course not for its weighted grade, but rather because of sincere interest in the course content and its applicability to the student's future academic pursuits. Fenwick also participates in the Advanced Placement (AP) program.

Freshman Courses:

Theology I
English I (honors program available)
Algebra (honors program available)
Language (French, German, Italian, Latin, Spanish)
World History (honors program available)
Biology (honors and AP program available—elective based on entrance exam)
Additional academic elective in Expressive Arts (two consecutive semesters of Band, Choir or Orchestra)
Physical Education (one semester)
Health Education (one semester)

Sophomore Courses: 

Theology II 
Speech (one semester)
English II (honors program available)
Geometry (honors program available)
Language
Biology or Chemistry (honors program available)
Expressive Arts (one semester of Fine Arts, Survey of Studio Arts or Theatre & Acting or two consecutive semesters of Band, Choir or Orchestra)
Physical Education (elective)
Additional Academic Electives (See Course Selection Guide)

Junior Courses:

Theology III
English III (honors and AP programs available)
Language (honors program available)
Math III (honors program available)
United States History (honors and AP programs available)
Band, Choir or Orchestra (elective)
Additional Academic Electives (See Course Selection Guide)

Senior Courses:

Theology IV 
English IV (honors and AP programs available)
Language (honors and AP programs available) 
Math IV (honors and AP programs available)
Science (honors and AP programs available)
Band, Choir or Orchestra (elective)
Additional Academic Electives (See Course Selection Guide)

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