Upper School Academics

As an Academy student, you will receive a rigorous college prep education, with caring teachers, empowering opportunities, and real-life applications. You will join a vibrant, friendly community where you are valued as an individual, and where you will be encouraged to speak up and take charge. One hundred percent of Academy graduates attend college, choosing among quality opportunities and extensive college scholarship offerings. Learn more about College Prep Success at the Academy.

Using the links on the left, you can explore each department's curriculum offerings, learn the principles that guide the Academy’s approach to each academic subject, see the course offerings, and envision yourself in the classrooms and laboratories. 

Download the complete 2016-2017 Curriculum Booklet.  

Download the 2016-2017 Student Handbook.

Download the 2016-2017 Course Book List

Download the 2016-2017 Supply List.


Check out the Summer Reading Program, including the Summer Reading requirements for academic classes.

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