Academic Profile, Curriculum & Bell Schedule The ICHS curriculum is challenging and engaging while giving students opportunities to excel in core subjects and develop new talents with various electives. The required program of study is college preparatory; every ICHS student will have completed the necessary units for her admission to college. ICHS is the only catholic girls high school in New Jersey to offer a block schedule; similar to course offerings at colleges and universities. Our modified 4x4 block schedule allows for Math and English instruction to be taught all year long to freshman, sophomores, and juniors, while offering six (6) other courses in two semesters. Students taking Math and English all year, take five 80-minute courses each academic semester for a total of eight (8) courses each year. Classes are held Monday through Friday, on a two day cycle which only effects the Math and English course rotation. A student receives five credits for a full year core class and six (6) credits for all laboratory based Science courses. Electives can include: • Psychology • Communications • Studio Art • Creative Writing • Business/Financial Literacy • Health 1 & 2
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Study Skills World Cultures U.S. Government Marketing Physics Anatomy
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Forensics Journalism Pre-Calculus Calculus Statistics
Honors courses are offered for History, Math, Science, and English.
Academic Profile, Curriculum & Bell Schedule