Upper School Curriculum

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English: Students take both:

  • 9 English
  • Strategic Communication
Math: Students take one:

  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II with Trigonometry
Science: Biology
Social Studies: American History
Foreign Language: Students choose one:

  • Chinese I
  • German I
  • Spanish I
Fine Arts: Students choose one:

  • Art
  • Music
Health & Wellness: Students take all:

  • Health
  • Physical Education
  • Classroom Guidance
English: 10 English
Math: Geometry
Science: Chemistry
Social Studies: World History I
Foreign Language: Students continue one:

  • Chinese II
  • German II
  • Spanish II
Technology: See Elective Set C
Fine Arts: Instrumental Ensembles may be available.

Art can be taken in place of a Flex period but is not required.

Health & Wellness: Students take both:

  • Physical Education
  • College Counseling
English: Students take one:

  • 11 English
  • AP Language and Composition
  • AP Literature and Composition
Math: Students take one:

  • Algebra II
  • Pre-Calculus with Limits
Science: Physics
Social Studies: Students choose one:

  • Modern American History
  • World History II
  • AP European History
  • AP US History
Foreign Language: Language III available as part of Elective Set B
(If not taking a language elective another elective course must be selected)
Technology: See Elective Sets A or B
Fine Arts: Instrumental Ensembles may be available.

Advanced Art I is available as part of Elective Set A

Health & Wellness: Students take both:

  • Physical Education
  • College Counseling
English: Students take one:

  • 12 English
  • AP Language and Composition
  • AP Literature and Composition
Math: Students take one:

  • Pre-Calculus
  • Calculus
  • AP Calculus
Science: One approved science course from the
Elective Sets A, B, or C
Social Studies: Students choose one:

  • Modern American History
  • World History II
  • AP European History
  • AP US History
Foreign Language: Foreign Language IV available as part of Elective Set C
(If not taking a language elective another elective course must be selected)
Technology: See Elective Sets A, B, or C
Fine Arts: Instrumental Ensembles may be available

Advanced Art I/II available as part of Elective Set A

Health & Wellness: Students take both:

  • Physical Education
  • Senior Seminar

There is no guarantee that any elective will fit into a student schedule as their availability will be largely dependent upon other course choices
made by the student in 10th, 11th, and 12th grades and fulfillment of graduation requirements. Only one course may be taken from each
elective set in any given academic year.

 

Elective Set A – 11th & 12th Grade:

  • Advanced Art I/II
  • AP Chemistry*
  • AP Environmental Science*
  • Comparative Literature: Novels and Film
  • Introduction to Engineering
  • Literature and Politics
  • Personal Finance and Wealth Management
  • Research Writing Seminar
  • Online Elective Course (see options below)

Elective Set B – 11th & 12th Grade:

  • AP Physics* (12th grade only)
  • Chinese III
  • Creative Writing
  • Human Physiology*
  • Spanish III
  • Statistics
  • World Religions
  • Online Elective Course (see options below)

Elective Set C:

12th Grade Only

  • Anthropology and Archaeology
  • Chinese IV
  • Spanish IV
  • Online Elective Course (see options below)

10th & 12th Grade
10th grade must select one

  • AP Biology*
  • Computer Programming

 

Note: There is no 12th grade science course. However, students must complete four science courses between 9th-12th grade. Any Senior who needs
their fourth science course to meet this graduation requirement must choose a Senior Core Science (options are indicated with an *)

 

Online Elective Courses

MMI will make available the following online elective courses through the FlexPoint Education Cloud (https://www.flvsglobal.net/):
AP Computer Science A, AP Psychology, Cyber Security Essentials, and American Sign Language
11th and 12th grade students in good academic standing can replace one course taught in elective blocks A, B, and C12 with an online elective course.

These courses will not count toward graduation requirements. Courses will be noted on the student’s MMI transcript, and a transcript indicating the course
and final grade from FlexPoint Education Cloud will be included with official transcript requests. Grades earned from these courses will not contribute to
the student’s GPA.

 

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses

AP courses REQUIRE that a student acknowledge the information in the
AP Letter and meet the grade and teacher recommendation criteria outlined in the letter.