Upper School Curriculum

Middle School

6th Grade

  • Literature
  • English
  • Math
  • World Cultures
  • Intro to Life, Earth and Physical Science
  • Art
  • PE
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Computer

7th Grade

  • Literature
  • English
  • Pre-Algebra
  • US History
  • Life Science
  • Art
  • PE
  • Music
  • Drama
  • Computer

8th Grade

  • Literature
  • English
  • Algebra I
  • Civics
  • Earth Science
  • Art
  • PE
  • Music
  • Drama
  • Computer

High School

9th Grade

  • Survey of Composition and Literature
  • Algebra I or Geometry
  • Physical Science
  • Christian History
  • World Geography
  • PE
  • Art/Music
  • Computer I
  • Freshman Vista

10th Grade

  • American Literature
  • Geometry or Algebra II
  • World History
  • Spanish I
  • Biology
  • Handbells
  • Honors Chorus
  • Yearbook
  • Web Applications

11th Grade

  • British Literature
  • Math Applications
  • Spanish II
  • Chemistry
  • Economics/Government or  DC HIST 111/112
  • Personal Finance
  • DC SPCH 140
  • DC PSYC 101
  • DC THEA 200
  • DC RELG 120

12th Grade

  • Physics
  • Economics/Government or DC HIST 111/112
  • Composition and Literature or DC ENGL 101/102
  • DC SPAN 109/110
  • DC MATH 111/112 or Math Applications
  • DC CRJU 101
  • Senior Internship

Dual Enrollment

Save Money for College by Completing One Year of College while in High School

 College Courses Frequently Offered

  • ENGL 101 Composition (3)
  • ENGL 102 Composition & Literature (3)
  • POLI 101 American Government (3)
  • SPAN 109 Beginning Spanish I (3)
  • SPAN 110 Beginning Spanish II (3)
  • SPCH 140 Public Speaking (3)
  • MATH 111 College Algebra (3)
  • MATH 120 Trigonometry (2)
  • CRJU 101 Intro to Criminal Justice (3)
  • RELG 120 Comparative Religion (3)
  • PSYC 101 Intro to Psychology (3)
  • THEA 200 Appreciation of Theatre (3)
  • HIST 111 US History to 1865 (3)
  • HIST 112 US History since 1865 (3)
  • All courses are included in Laurens Academy tuition
  • Minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA to qualify
  • Courses receive high school and college credit
  • Most students enter college as sophomores
  • Grades receive same GPA credit as AP and IB
  • Courses transfer to all South Carolina public colleges and most private colleges
  • Courses for high school only credit also available