The BASIS Curriculum

The BASIS Curriculum has been honed by expert teachers and school leaders over the past 20 years to provide the world's best foundation for success in post-secondary education and beyond.

Courses by Grade

 

  • Language & Literacy
  • STEM Discover
  • World Discovery
  • Movement Discover
  • Expressive Arts: Theatre
    Expressive Arts: Color, Shape & Design
    Expressive Arts: Music
  • Language & Literacy K
  • Math Foundations
  • Engineering & Technology Foundations
  • Civics, History, & Science Foundations
  • Linguistics K
  • Movement Foundations
  • Performing Arts Foundations
    Visual Arts Foundations
    Music Foundations
  • Literacy Enrichment 1
    READ 1
  • Math & Science 1
  • Engineering & Technology 1
  • Humanities 1
    Connections 1
  • Introduction to Linguistics 1
  • PE & Sports 1
  • Performing Arts 1
    Visual Arts 1
    Music 1
  • Literacy Enrichment 2
    READ 2
  • Math & Science 2
  • Engineering & Technology 2
  • Humanities 2
    Connections 2
  • Introduction to Linguistics 2
  • PE & Sports 2
  • Performing Arts 2
    Visual Arts 2
    Music 2
  • Literacy Enrichment 3
    READ 3
  • Math & Science 3
  • Engineering & Technology 3
  • Humanities 3
    Connections 3
  • Introduction to Linguistics 3
  • PE & Sports 3
  • Performing Arts 3
    Visual Arts 3
    Music 3
  • English I
  • Math 4 or Introduction to Pre-Algebra
  • Engineering & Technology 4
    Introduction to Science
  • History 4
  • Introduction to Linguistics 4
  • Performing Arts 4
    Visual Arts 4
    Music 4
  • English II
  • Introduction to Pre-Algebra A or AB
  • Physical Geography
    Intermediate Science
  • Classics
  • Latin I
  • PE
  • Performing Arts 5
    Visual Arts 5
    Music 5
  • English III
  • Pre-Algebra B or Algebra I/Geometry
  • Chemistry I
    Biology I
    Physics I
  • Ancient History, Geography, & Government
  • Latin II
  • PE
  • Art History & Practice (choice of Art, Music, or Drama)
  • English IV
  • Algebra I/Geometry or Algebra II/Geometry
  • Chemistry II
    Biology II
    Physics II
  • Modern World History, Geography, & Government Logic
  • Foreign Language (choice of Latin, French, Spanish, or Mandarin)
  • Elective
  • English V
  • Algebra II/Geometry or Pre-Calculus
  • Chemistry III
    Biology III
    Physics III
  • U.S. History, Geography, & Government
    Economics
  • Foreign Language (choice of Latin, French, Spanish, or Mandarin)
  • Elective
  • Honors English Language
    Honors English Literature
  • Pre-Calculus or AP Calculus AB
  • Honors or AP Science
  • Ancient History Seminar
  • Foreign Language
  • AP English Language or AP English Literature
  • AP Calculus AB or BC
  • Honors or AP Science
  • Modern World History Seminar
  • Foreign Language
  • AP or Non-AP Elective
  • AP or Post-AP English
  • AP Calculus BC or Post-AP Math
  • Honors, AP, or Post AP Science
  • U.S. History Seminar
  • Foreign Language
  • AP Seminar
  • AP Research
  • Senior Math
  • Senior Science
  • Senior Colloquium
  • Senior Foreign Language
  • College Counseling
Please Note:
  • Courses listed represent typical course sequence.
  • Students must take English, history, math, science, and foreign language in grades 9–11; electives can be in any subject.
  • Students must take the same foreign language throughout high school.
  • Students must take science credits in at least two disciplines (biology, physics, or chemistry).
  • In order to graduate, students must take the exams for AP Seminar and AP Research; at least one AP Exam in English, math, and science; and one AP Exam in a course of their choosing