Graduating High School is a big step in each student’s journey. High School is a time to explore one’s gifts and talents. It’s a time to prepare for what’s next: college/university, community college, trade school, military service, etc.
Emerald City School is committed to providing the depth, breadth, and quality of education that challenges students to discover what’s next for them. Through a rigorous, college-prep-oriented curriculum that is enriched with arts, leadership, and service, our students will finish high school well-prepared to take on their next challenge.
The ECS Difference:
- Core Academic Preparation
- Provides an academic foundation which promotes improved college readiness.
- Daily Academic Remediation & Homework Program
- Offers the ability to leave campus with priority homework completed.
- Extended course
- Provides students longer exposure to subject material to promote mastery and retention.
- Small Class Sizes
- Provides students engagement within an optimized learning environment.
Occupation Education will provide opportunities to learn practical skills, such as using computers, consumer education, and yearbook.
Physical Education helps students embrace physical fitness throughout their lives through active participation in class activities that emphasize sportsmanship, determination, skills improvement and fun.
Science courses will cover topics in biology, anatomy, electronics, chemistry, and physics. There will be plenty of opportunities for hands-on learning in our well-equipped lab and getting out into the world.
Social Science courses offer insights into history, culture and government in our local region, the US, Western Civilization and the World. Electives include exploration of world issues, psychology, and sociology.
Spanish will be offered to juniors and seniors to develop skills in written and spoken Spanish as well as cultural understanding.
Drama will be designed to provide opportunities for interested students to explore and develop their gifts in the theatre arts.
Music students will be able to participate in either vocal or instrumental groups. Vocal Music includes the high school choir and the select audition ensemble, Shiloh.
Visual Arts students will explore a variety of visual media, including drawing, painting, sculpture, and graphic design.
• English 9: Literature, Composition and Grammar
• English 10: Literature & Composition
• English 10: Speech
• English 11: American Literature
• English 11: British Literature
• English 12: Advanced Composition
• English 12: World Literature
Social Sciences – 6 credits
• Global Insights
• Pacific Northwest History and Government
• Western Civilization
• United States History
• American Government
• Electives - World Issues, 20th Century History, Sociology, Psychology
Mathematics – 3 credits
• Algebra I
• Algebra II
Science – 2.5 credits • Introduction to Physical Science
• General Biology
Electives – 2 credits
•Physical Education and Health
Occupation Education – 2.5 credits
• Consumer Education
• Teacher’s Assistant
• Portfolio (.25 per year)
Total Required Subjects: 21 credits
Electives: 4 credits
Total Required: 25 credits