Ninth Grade Overview and Outline

In ninth grade your child will take 7 courses. They will include:

Language Arts-9  (Required)

Honors Language Arts-9  (Need 8th Gr. ELA teacher approval)

 

Algebra 1         (Required)                           OR

Honors Algebra 1       (Need 8th Gr. Math teacher approval)      OR

Integrated Math 1   (Need 8th grade teacher recommendation)

 

American History   (Required)

 

Survey of Science   (Required)

 

Computer Basics  (Technology Elective for 9th Graders-REQUIRED)

 

*****Students in 9th grade will also need to take:

  • (1) Physical Education Course (0.5 credit)
  • (1) Technology Elective (0.5 credit)
  • (1) Free Elective (0.5 to 1.0 credit)

Total Credits at the Completion of 9th Grade: 5.5 - 6.5 credits *REQUIRED

**A Total of 24.0 Credits are needed to graduate!!!!

Free Electives:

 

Core Electives:

Physical Education Electives:

 

Foreign Language Options:

**This is optional for 9-12th graders who have an overall average of 80% or above in their English Language Arts Courses.

 

  • Spanish 1   **Must have at or above an 80% in 8th Grade ELA
  • Spanish 2   **Must have at or above an 80% in Spanish 1
  • Spanish 3   **Must have at or above an 80% in Spanish 2
  • German 1   **Must have at or above an 80% in 8th Grade ELA
  • German 2   **Must have at or above an 80% in German 1
  • French 1     **Must have at or above an 80% in 8th Grade ELA
  • French 2     **Must have at or above an 80% in French 1
  • French 3     **Must have at or above an 80% in French 2