The Commonwealth Governor’s School Curriculum

Ninth Grade:
Honors English 9
Honors Algebra II
AP Environmental Science**
AP European History **

Tenth Grade:
Honors English 10
AP Precalculus w/special topics
Or Honors Geometry with Trigonometry
AP Biology**
AP US Government **

Eleventh Grade:
AP English Language & Composition **
AP Calculus AB **
AP Precalculus w/special topics
Dual Enrollment Chemistry**#
AP U.S. History **

Twelfth Grade:
AP English Literature & Composition **
AP Statistics ** or AP Calculus BC & Multivariate Calculus**
AP Physics 1 **
AP Human Geography **

** -Weighted Classes
# College credit is available through a dual enrollment option

Students will complete a year-long culminating independent study project.  Students will select a topic, identify a problem related to the topic, and design a plan for research.  This topic will have three major components: a portfolio, a presentation, and a product.