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College-Preparatory Curriculum Focused on Science & Liberal Arts



The core high school curriculum at SciCore Academy in Hightstown, New Jersey, is designed to provide all students with a challenging liberal arts and sciences curriculum to help prepare them for their college years. All students must take or meet these core college preparatory course requirements. Elective courses are also offered to add depth to students' knowledge base and practical experience in the sciences and the humanities. Courses are generally conducted at an honors level. Courses in mathematics and history are aligned with College Board SAT II subject standards. First year science courses (level I) are aligned with SAT II standards. Second year sciences (level II) are aligned with AP standards.


Ninth Grade Core Courses



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Fall Semester

• Algebra II A
• Western Civilizations A
• English IA: American Literature
• Writing Seminar I A
• Chemistry I A
• Foreign Language I A
• Logic & Debate I
• Physical Education
• Extracurricular Activity

Spring Semester

• Algebra II B
• Western Civilizations B
• English I B: American Literature
• Writing Seminar I B
• Chemistry I B
• Foreign Language I B
• Physical Education
• Programming I or Visual Arts
• Extracurricular Activity


Tenth Grade Core Courses



Fall Semester

• Geometry A
• U.S. History A
• English II A: British Literature
• Writing Seminar II A
• Biology A
• Foreign Language II A
• Elective
• Physical Education
• Extracurricular Activity

Spring Semester

• Geometry B with Trigonometry
• US History B
• English II B: British Literature
• Writing Seminar II B
Biology B
• Foreign Language II B
• Elective
• Physical Education
• Extracurricular Activity

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Eleventh Grade Core* Courses

*See end of page for electives



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Fall Semester

• Advanced Math A
• 20th Century History
• English III A: World Literature
• Writing Seminar III A
• Physics I A
• Foreign Language III A
• Elective or Chemistry II (AP Level)
• Physical Education or Study
• Extracurricular Activity

Spring Semester

• Advanced Math B
• Civics
• English III B: World Literature
• Writing Seminar III B
• Physics I B
• Foreign Language III B
• Elective or Chemistry II (AP Level)
• Physical Education or Study
• Extracurricular Activity


Twelfth Grade Core Courses*

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Fall Semester

• Calculus A
• English IV A: Great Books
• Writing Seminar IV A
• Biology II (AP Level) or Physics II (AP Level)
• Foreign Language IV A
• Independent Project or Research Institute
• Elective or Statistics and Probability
• Physical Education or Study
• Extracurricular Activity

Spring Semester

• Calculus B
• English IV B: Great Books
• Writing Seminar IV B
• Biology II (AP Level) or Physics II (AP Level)
• Foreign Language IV B
• Independent Project or Research Institute
• Elective or Mathematical Modeling
• Physical Education or Study
• Extracurricular Activity

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High School Electives



• Anatomy & Physiology Lab (concurrent with Biology II-Spring)
• Biotechnology Laboratory (concurrent with Biology II-Fall)
• Public Speaking
• Contemporary Drama
• Shakespearean Scenes
• Music Appreciation and Theory
• SAT/ACT Verbal Prep
• SAT/ACT Math Prep
• Optics Laboratory (concurrent with Physics II-Spring)
• Electronics Laboratory (concurrent with Physics II-Fall)
• Visual Arts
• Architectural Design
• History of Science
• Philosophy of Science
• Typing
• Morality & Ethics
• Independent Cross-Curriculum Project
• Economics
• Independent Research (at the SciCore Research Institute)
• Foreign Languages: Italian, Japanese, Greek, German, Chinese, French, Spanish