Arlington Catholic Academics

Upper School

Upper School

Academics

We Are A Close Knit Community

Meet Gabrielle

Meet the Community

Students at the upper school  come from 47 different cities and towns

Students at the lower school come from 21 different cities and towns 

Key Facts

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 credit Fine Arts/Humanities 
  • Additionally, students must complete required hours of Christian Service throughout their 4 years at AC. See the Ministry tab for more information

 

We are committed to small class sizes to personalize learning and increase the connections teachers have with their students. Our teacher:student ratio is1:11. The average class size in the Upper School is 14 with a goal of no more than 19 in a section.

 

The 2022-2023 Program of Studies is available here.

Grade 9

9th Grade students must take:

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

1/2 Credit of Fine Arts (Chorus, Music Appreciation or Fine Arts Appreciation)

Plus one elective course (most students choose Biology)

A specific Program of Studies for 9th Grade is available here.  

Grade 10
In the 10th grade, 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
Grade 11
In Grade 11, students must take:
Algebra 2
Chemistry (if needed)
English 3
Theology 3
United States History          
 
Plus elective courses for a minimum 6 credit load
Grade 12
Senior year, students must take:
English 4
Mathematics
Science (if needed)
Social Studies (if needed)
Theology
 
Plus elective courses for a minimum 6 credit load