Academic Advising & 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.

Need to ask a question or give more information about a complicated request?
Fill out the Scheduling Help Form if you have any questions or change requests.

Advising timeline (working document)

INFORMATION RE: HRS CURRICULUM

  1. Information sheet for English, History, and Science Senior electives 2018-2019 (will be updated when courses are set for 2019-2020)
  2. 2019-2020 Upper School Curriculum Summary
  3. Online Course Catalog
  4. Graduation Requirements
  5. Computer Science Overview
  6. PE Options grades 10-12
  7. GOA offerings 2019-2020
  8. US Rotating Block Schedule

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

INFORMATION RE: THE REGISTRATION PROCESS


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.


    Contacts
    Jen Brakeman
    Director of Scheduling
    Office: Room 417
    email: jbrakeman@headroyce.org
    vmail: 510.531.1300 x2204
    Shahana Sarkar
    Academic Dean
    Office: Head's Offices
    email: ssarkar@headroyce.org
    vmail: 510.531.1300 x2180