How Our Curriculum Stacks Up

The Acaciawood School high school curriculum meets or exceeds both the University of California a-g requirements and the State Board of Education Model in all subject areas. The following table compares the standard Acaciawood high school curriculum with those models:

  University of California a.–g. State Board of Education Model Acaciawood School
English 4 4 4
Mathematics 2 2 4
History/
Social Studies
2 2 4
Science 2 (with lab) 2 3 (with lab)
Foreign Language 2 2 4
Fine Arts 0 1 1
Computer Literacy 0 0.5 1

The following matrix shows the standard sequence of courses for high school students at Acaciawood:

9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade

English 9

English 10

English 11

English 12

Biology

Chemistry

Chemistry

Physics

World History Western Civilization United States History American Government
Algebra 1
-or-
Algebra 2
Algebra 2
-or-
Precalculus 1/2
PreCalculus 1/2
-or-
Precalculus3/ Calculus 1
Precalculus3/ Calculus 1
-or-
Calculus 2/3
Computer Literacy Computer Literacy
-and-
National History Day
World Art and Music Appreciation
-and-
Science Fair/ National History Day
World Art and Music Appreciation
-and-
College Preparation/ Science Fair/ National History Day

Spanish 1

Spanish 2

Spanish 3

Spanish 4

Physical Education

Physical Education

 

 

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