Core Curriculum & Academic Electives at The Marin School

 

The Marin School curriculum is designed to provide a dynamic, challenging academic experience for each student.

 

Graduation requirements include study in literature and writing, history, science, mathematics, foreign language, and the visual and performing arts. Students personalize their educational experience at The Marin School by selecting from a wide range of academic elective courses. All students must also complete two years of physical education. The Marin School coursework is college-prep, UC approved, and provides a solid foundation for college and university work.

 

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The Marin School Curriculum Guide

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)


Science Required Courses:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
Electives:
  • Anatomy and Physiology*Bay Area Ecology*
  • Physics
  • Psychology*
  • Zoology
Mathematics Required Courses:
  • Algebra 1
  • Geometry
  • Algebra 2
Electives:
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Calculus
  • Statistics
Engineering & Technology Course Offerings: Engineering and the Fabrication Laboratory Innovation Studio Introduction to 3D Modeling and Animation* Applied Computer Programming: Robotics* Java 1–2 *Offered at least every other year




Humanities


English

Required Courses:

  • English 1: Survey of Literature

  • English 2: World/Multi-Cultural Literature

  • English 3: American Literature

  • English 4: British Literature

Electives:

  • Writer’s Workshop*

  • Film as Literature*

  • Creative Writing

Social Studies

Required Courses:

  • Geography

  • Modern World History

  • United States History

Electives:

  • American Government

  • Economics

World Language

Required Courses:

  • Spanish 1

  • Spanish 2

Electives:

  • Spanish 3

  • Spanish 4

*Offered at least every other year




The Arts


Performing Arts

Course Offerings:

  • Drama 1–4

  • Jazz Band 1–4

  • Recording Arts

Visual Arts

Course Offerings

  • Studio Art

  • Drawing and Painting

  • Advanced Drawing and Painting

  • Photography 1, 2, 3*

  • Public Art*

Requirements:

Two classes of either Visual or Performing Arts

*Offered at least every other year

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The Marin School

Graduation Requirements

 

  • 40 units English

  • 30 units Mathematics

  • 30 units History/Social Studies

  • 20 units Science (Life Science & Physical Science required)

  • 20 units World Language

  • 20 units Visual and Performing Arts

  • 20 units Additional Academic Electives

  • 10 units PE/Alternative PE (2.5 per semester)

  • 30 units Additional Classes

  • Outside The Walls and Freshman Seminars.

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