Upper School

Upper School

Academic Requirements

Arlington Catholic High School's requirements for graduation prepare our students for success in college and beyond.
Students must take:

  • 4 years of English
  • ‚Äč4 years of Theology
  • 4 years of Math
  • 3 years of Science
  • 3 years of Social Studies
  • 2 consecutive years of the same World Language
  • 2 years of Physical Education
  • 1 year/credit Fine Arts/Humanities (beginning with Class of 2022)
  • Additionally, students must complete required hours of Christian Service throughout their 4 years at AC. See the Ministry tab for more information

 

A complete course catalog is available here.

Freshman Year

Freshman year students must take:

Algebra
English 1
History
Language (French, Italian, Latin or Spanish)
Theology
Physical Education

Plus one elective course

Sophomore Year
Sophomore year, students must take:
Biology (if not yet taken)
English 2
Geometry
Language (French, Italian, Latin, or Spanish)
Theology 2
Physical Education
 
plus 1 or 2 elective courses for a full 6 credit load
Junior Year
Junior year, students must take:
Algebra 2
Chemistry (if needed)
English 3
Theology 3
United States History          
 
Plus 1 or 2 elective courses for a full 6 credit load
Senior Year
Senior year, students must take:
English 4
Mathematics
Science (if needed)
Social Studies (if needed)
Theology
 
Plus elective courses for a full 6 credit load