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Curriculum

The Lyceum Academy teaches all courses in an interdisciplinary manner. The courses that we offer have been carefully selected to fulfill high school graduation requirements as well as provide a well-rounded, solid foundation on which to begin a positive college experience. For Pre-Lyceum, our students take 2-3 courses that will occupy one block for both semesters. In Lyceum students will take 4 courses, 1 year in length, from each of the academic areas. This allows students to take up to 4 additional classes each year as electives.

Pre-Lyceum Course Offerings (Freshmen and Sophomore Years)

Freshman Year: AP Government and Politics, Honors Civics, and Honors English I
Sophomore Year: Honors English II, Honors Chemistry

 

Lyceum Course Offerings (Junior and Senior Years)

United States Themed Year (2021-22)

English: Advanced Placement Language and Composition or Honors English

History: Advanced Placement United States History

Science: Advanced Placement Biology or Honors Biology 2

 

World Themed Year (2020-21)

History: Advanced Placement World History

English: Advanced Placement Literature and Composition or Honors English

Science: Advanced Placement Environmental Science

Math(taught in sequential order): Junior Year - Honors Precalculus

Senior Year - Advanced Placement Calculus or Honors Calculus

 

Students will choose from these courses and are not confined to all Honors or all Advanced Placement. If a student takes advantage of the Advanced Placement coursework, it is possible to earn enough credit to enter college as a sophomore through our program.