7 - Course Breakdown

    The following courses are required and each make up one period of a student’s seven-period schedule:

    • English/Language Arts 7
    • Math 7, Math 8, or Algebra (based on District placement criteria)
    • Physical Education/Health 7
    • Science 7
    • Social Studies 7, or Gifted Social Studies (based on District placement criteria)

    Students may choose from the following courses to complete their schedule.

    Fine Arts - Semester Courses

    • Art 1
    • Drama 1

    Music - Full-Year Courses

    • 7th Grade Band
    • 7th Grade Choir
    • 7th Grade Orchestra

    Practical Arts - Semester Courses

    • Family and Consumer Science 1
    • Shop 1
    • Technology Education 1

    World Languages - Full-Year Courses
    These classes are high school-level courses. ​Therefore,​ ​these classes are for students who are able to manage the pace and workload of high school courses.

    • French 1
    • German 1
    • Spanish 1

    Algebra​ ​- Full-Year Course
    (Students who did not meet the placement criteria to enroll in Algebra may elect to take it in place of an elective course.)

    Study Skills - Semester Course

    Students must qualify for these classes in order to be enrolled in these full-year courses.

    • GFA (Gifted Fine Arts)
    • Special Education