Course Requirements

Each year, all students must complete six full-credit courses plus partial-credit requirements. Juniors and seniors may carry seven full-credit courses with departmental approval. Honor and Advanced level courses are offered as well as AP Exams.

Grade 7 Requirements

  • Religious Studies
  • English 
  • Pre-Algebra 
  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • French or Spanish
  • Mandarin Studies
  • Physical Education
  • Guidance Seminar
  • Arts
  • Technology
  • Health

Grade 8 Requirements

  • Religious Studies
  • English 
  • Algebra
  • History/Social Studies
  • Science
  • French or Spanish
  • Mandarin Studies
  • Physical Education
  • Guidance Seminar
  • Arts
  • Technology
  • Health

Grade 9 Requirements

  • Religious Studies
  • English 1
  • Algebra I or II
  • Modern World History
  • Biology
  • French or Spanish
  • Latin Studies 1
  • Mandarin 1
  • Physical Education
  • Seminar
  • Creative Arts

Grade 10 Requirements

  • Religious Studies
  • English 2
  • Geometry
  • U.S. History I
  • Chemistry
  • French or Spanish
  • Latin Studies 2
  • Mandarin 2
  • Physical Education
  • Seminar
  • Health

Grade 11 Requirements

  • Religious Studies
    • Love-in-Action
  • American Literature
  • Algebra II or Pre-calculus
  • U.S. History
  • Science
  • Elective
  • Physical Education
  • Seminar
  • Vocal Communication
    • includes American Sign Language

Grade 12 Requirements

  • Religious Studies
    • Love-in-Action
  • World Literature
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Physical Education
  • Seminar

Course Description Booklet

Notre Dame Academy
425 Salisbury Street Worcester, MA 01609
Tel (508) 757-6200
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