Four (4) years including specific courses in Grades 9 and 10: Justice, Power, and Revenge; The Ties that Bind (and Unbind)
Three (3) years including Atlantic World, Citizens of the American Experiment, U.S. History
Completion of a 300-level course in one (1) language or a 200-level course in two (2) different languages
One (1) year in Performing or Visual Arts
Three (3) years of Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II
Three (3) years of Chemistry, Biology, and a third lab science (Physics strongly recommended)
Four (4) semester classes
Grades 9–10: Fifteen (15) hours of service; Grades 11–12: Fifteen (15) hours of service
Grade 9 Health/Study Skills Course (meets one block)
Bancroft Senior Cooperative
Completion of the "Senior Co-Op" experience
It is highly recommended that students carry 22-24 blocks per rotation. The minimum class load is 20 blocks per rotation.
A full-time course is equivalent to four (4) blocks.
A year is equivalent to a four-block class both semesters.
For the purpose of college admissions, students should take the most challenging curriculum available while demonstrating strengths in those classes. Additionally, they should continue their studies for four years in any subject whenever possible.