Academics

Curriculum

For the 2016-2017 School Year

The curriculum of St. Agnes Academy revolves around core subject areas of theology, English, mathematics, science, history/social science, and foreign language. The elective program offers students the opportunity to pursue areas of special interest or go into greater depth in the core subjects. All courses are constantly evaluated and changed (as appropriate) to meet the needs of the students within today's society. They are designed with the development of capable, well-rounded women in mind.
Starting with the class of 2019, the following twenty-six (26) credits are required for graduation.

4 English
4 Mathematics
4 Natural Science
4 Theology
3 History and Social Sciences
2 World Languages
1 1/2 Physical Education
1 Fine Arts
1/2 Speech Elective
1/2 Health
1/2 Community Service*
1 Elective

Minimum number of credits taken per year is six.
*Community service project totalling 100+ hours 

1st Year

  • Theology 1
  • English 1
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Foreign Language
  • Physical Education/Health
  • Speech
  • Elective

2nd Year

  • Theology 2
  • English 2
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • World History
  • Foreign Language
  • Physical Education or Elective

3rd Year

  • Theology 3
  • English 3
  • Mathematics
  • Science*
  • U.S. History
  • Foreign Language (optional)
  • Physical Education (if not already taken) or Elective

4th Year

  • Theology 4
  • English 4
  • Mathematics
  • Science*
  • Government/Economics
  • Foreign Language (optional)
  • Service Program
  • Electives
*Students must take Physics during their 3rd or 4th years.