Course Requirements by Grade

Seventh Grade Course Requirements and Electives

Required Classes

Semester 1 Semester 2
0703 English 7, Accelerated English 7, Accelerated
0717 Reading 7, Accelerated
Reading 7, Accelerated
1301 World Studies 7: Africa and Asia World Studies 7: Africa and Asia
0802 Accelerated Math 7 Accelerated Math 7
1202 Life Science 1102 Physical Education 7 

Electives for 7th Grade
(7th graders have 2 electives each semester)

Semester Classes
0201            Computer Applications 1
0202            Computer Applications 2 (prerequisite: Computer Applications 1)
0730            Creative Communications
0405            Exploring French & Spanish Cultures
1601            Technology 7
0605            Young Living, Wheel


Year Long Classes
0101           Art 1
1011         Band 1
1012         Band 2
1023         Mixed Choir
1001         Orchestra
 
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Eighth Grade Course Requirements and Electives

Required Classes

   Semester 1 Semester 2
   707 English 81, Accelerated English 81, Accelerated)
   1303 World Studies 8: Europe World Studies 8: Europe
   0872 Accelerated Pre-Algebra
      (or Integrated 1 Algebra 1)
0872 Accelerated Pre-Algebra
   (or Integrated 1 Algebra)
   1205 Earth Science Earth Science
   1103 Physical Education 8 (either semester) 0501 Health Education 8 (either semester)

Electives for 8th Grade
(8th Graders have two elective each semester)

Semester Classes
     0201           Computer Applications 1
     0202           Computer Applications 2 (prerequisite: Computer Applications 1)
     1604           Technology 8A
     1603           Technology 8B, (Construction Technology) 
     0121           Beginning Photography 1 (and a 35mm camera)
     0122           Beginning Photography 2  (and a 35mm camera) (prerequisite: Photo 1)
     0601           Teen Living 1
     0602          Teen Living 2
     1611            Video Broadcasting Technology 1, 2  per semester (may be repeated)

Year Long Classes:
     0101              Art 1
     0102             Art 2 (prerequisite: Art 1)
     1012              Band 2
     1013              Band 3
     0411           French 1
 1, 1002           Orchestra 2
     1208            Physical Science 9
      0421          Spanish 1
 
  1, 1022           Tenor/Bass Choir
  1, 1021            Treble Choir
 
1 Approval by Instructor/Counselor may be necessary

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Ninth Grade Course Requirements and Electives
 
Required Classes
  
Semester 1 Semester 2
0709 English 9 English 9
1305 U.S. History 9: to 1900 U.S. History 9: to 1900
1208 Physical Science Physical Science
 Mathematics Mathematics


 
Credit Requirements 2013 & Beyond
Total Credits Available 56
Credits needed to graduate 48
    Required Courses 32
    Elective Courses 16

Additional Credit Requirements Grade Credits
Speech or Debate
9-12  1
Health 9-12 1
Humanities 9-12 2
Physical Education 9-12 2
Critical Reading/Writing 9-12 1
     
(U.S. History to 1900 meets the 2 credit humanities requirement for the Boise School District.) *Required by the State of Idaho

Electives -- 9th Graders have three electives each semester
Semester Classes
0201              Computer Applications 1
0202             Computer Applications 2 (prerequisite: Comp. App.1)
0121              Photography 1 (35mm camera required)
0122              Photography 2 (35mm camera) (prerequisite: Photo 1)
+0751            Speech
+0714            Critical Reading and Writing
FC 0101A      Teen Living 1
FC 0101B      Teen Living 2
1611               Video Broadcasting Technology 1
1612               Video Broadcasting Technology 2
*1499            Teacher Aide
*1402            Office Aide
*1403             Library Aide

Year Long Classes:
0101               Art 1
0102              Art 2 (prerequisite Art 1)
0103              Art 3 (prerequisite Art 2)
1013              Band 3 (prerequisite Band 2)
1014              Band 4 (prerequisite Band 3)
0411               French 1
0412              French 2 (prerequisite French 1)
TE 1501         Technology 9 (Principles of Engineering)
1001              Orchestra 1
1002             Orchestra 2
0421              Spanish 1
0422             Spanish 2 (prerequisite Spanish 1)
1022             Tenor/Bass Choir (Concert)
1021              Treble Choir (Concert)
*0173            Yearbook Production (semester or year)
 
* Approved by Instructor/Counselor - necessary

Some courses may not be offered at every school due to availability of staff, student enrollment, and/or appropriate facilities.

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