Academics at Walsh Jesuit High School

Walsh Jesuit’s reputation for academic excellence reflects a Jesuit emphasis on scholastic achievement. The school offers a dynamic blend of required and elective courses developed and presented by faculty members who will not permit students to compromise their potential.


CLICK HERE to download the complete 2012-2013 Walsh Jesuit Curriculum Guide

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

• English --- 4 credits
• Mathematics --- 4 credits
• Theology --- 4 credits
• Social Studies --- 3 credits
• Science --- 3 credits
• Electives --- 2.5 credits
• Foreign language --- 2 credits
• Fine arts --- 1 credit
• Health --- .5 credit
• Physical education --- .5 credit
• Speech --- .5 credit
• Community service
• Sophomore interview
• Senior experience

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

Students may take a wide variety of advanced placement or college-level courses.  The AP examinations are given in May each academic year.  Students who take AP courses are required to take the AP exam.

A typical four-year course of study includes:

Freshman year

English Skills
Algebra I
Foreign Language I
Biology
Theology
Physical Ed./Health
Fine Arts

Sophomore year

American Literature
Algebra II
Foreign Language II
Chemistry
Theology
Physical Education
Western Society

Junior year

British Literature
Geometry
Foreign Language III
Physics
Theology
Elective
U.S. History

Senior year
Senior English
Math
Elective
Elective
Theology
Elective
Government/Speech