MIDDLE SCHOOL

Students in grades 6-8 attend classes at the San Marino campus, where they can progress at their own pace in a personalized, challenging curriculum. Classes are grouped by achievement rather than grade level, and are limited to 8-12 boys and girls. The curriculum includes:

Reading and Language Arts

Daily work in grammar, spelling, reading, speech, and writing. The journalism class produces a middle school newspaper using desktop publishing.

History and Geography

Survey of United States history, alternating with world geography. Extensive written and visual projects help strengthen concepts.

Physical Education

Daily class taught by specialists, building individual and team skills. Student athletes are encouraged to join junior varsity teams.

Art and Music

Various creative experiences in multi-media projects and in choral and instrumental music, taught by specialists in each field.

Technology

Hands-on computer skills including word-processing and Internet search.

Mathematics

Individualized work in modern Math principles. Advanced students take Algebra I.

Science

6th and 7th grades have a two-year cycle in life and earth sciences. Physical Science is offered in 8th grade.

Middle School students travel to the Beaver Creek Ranch Campus for the last week of April. (As time permits)

For more information, please download our General Catalog.