Sample Schedules

Our daily academic schedule runs from 8:30 a.m. through 3:00 or 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Each day is broken down in to four class “blocks,” each 75 minutes long. Each of a student’s classes will be assigned to one of seven blocks lettered A through G. The blocks will rotate in letter order through the four daily class periods, with the cycle starting over after G Block; we achieve four rotations of the A-G cycle in seven days. Students will always attend their courses in block letter order; the blocks are not fixed to individual class periods. This means that each academic day and week will look slightly different in terms of the times of day students attend classes, but all classes will meet for four class periods every seven days. Woven into our schedule are daily open meeting times and weekly all-School meetings and advisory lunches. Though classes will occasionally be held on Saturdays, most Saturday mornings are reserved for special events and speakers, workshops and seminars, campus projects, and community service opportunities.

Sample III Form Student Schedule

This student is taking the maximum III Form courseload in this semester: five full-credit, yearlong courses,
plus one semester-long elective.

 

Sample IV Form Student Schedule

This student is taking the maximum courseload in this semester: five full-credit, yearlong courses and one semester-long course (Wellness). In the other semester, the student would be able to take a different elective in place of Wellness, or could scale back and take no additional elective.

Sample V Form Student Schedule

This student is taking the maximum courseload in this semester: four full-credit, yearlong courses, and two semester-long electives (AS History: Modern Middle East and AS Bioengineering). In the other semester, the student would be able to take two new electives in place of both AS History and AS Bioengineering, or could scale back and take one new elective.

 

Sample VI Form Student Schedule

This student is taking the maximum VI Form courseload in this semester: five full-credit, yearlong courses (one of which is the AS Music Theory & Music History course), and one semester-long elective (Creative Writing). In the other semester, the student could take one new elective in place of Creative Writing, or could scale back and take no electives.