Academic Advising & Scheduling

Scheduling Academic Year 2019-2020

Welcome! Our primary goal in course selection is to find the very best academic and co-curricular path for each student. Above all, we hope to encourage a passion for learning — and we believe this is best accomplished through thoughtful and appropriate choices at each step along the way.

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  1. Electives by Block for 2019-2020 (pdf)
  2. Information sheet for English, History, and Science Senior electives 2019-2020
  3. 2019-2020 Upper School Curriculum Summary
  4. Online Course Catalog
  5. Graduation Requirements
  6. Computer Science Overview
  7. PE Options grades 10-12
  8. GOA offerings 2019-2020
  9. Upper School Rotating Block Schedule
  10. Middle School Rotating Block Schedule

FORMS (In case you lose the personalized color-coded ones you were given)








General Requirements

Students must take:

  • At least five core courses each year
  • One advanced fine arts course before you graduate
  • One fine arts course in your first two years
  • All freshman should take two beginning electives or at least one advanced elective

AP course rule of thumb: Take two to three AP courses, and no more than two in 11th grade and no more than three in 12th grade.

Jen Brakeman
Director of Scheduling
Office: Room 417
vmail: 510.531.1300 x2204
Shahana Sarkar
Academic Dean
Office: Head's Offices
vmail: 510.531.1300 x2180