Curriculum Sequence

Regardless of the model you choose — Independent or Institutional — your student will have access to a high-quality curriculum that covers high school requirements. With the Independent Model, we will provide checklists for  Texas, Kansas, and Oklahoma students so you can make sure the courses you choose meet the requirements.

If you are from another location, visit https://www.ecs.org/high-school-graduation-requirements-state-profiles/ or search for your state’s requirements.

For the Institutional Model, here is a sample curriculum similar to one your student might expect. Some variations may apply depending on the school you select.

9th Grade

High School Courses (Fall)

  • English I (A)
  • Algebra I (A)
  • Physical Science (A)
  • State History
  • High School Elective
  • High School Elective

High School Credits: 3

College Courses (Fall)

Dual Credit: 0

High School Courses (Spring)

  • English I (B)
  • Algebra I (B)
  • Physical Science (A)
  • Geography
  • High School Elective
  • High School Elective

High School Credits: 3

College Courses (Spring)

Dual Credit: 0

10th Grade

High School Courses (Fall)

  • English II (A)
  • Geometry (A)
  • Biology I (A)
  • U.S. History Since 1877 (A)
  • High School Elective

High School Credits: 2.5

College Courses (Fall)

Dual Credit: 0

High School Courses (Spring)

  • English II (B)
  • Geometry (B)
  • Biology (B)
  • U.S. History Since 1877 (B)
  • High School Elective

High School Credits: 2.5

College Courses (Spring)

  • College Readiness
  • Introduction to Communication

Dual Credit: 4

High School Courses (Summer)

High School Credits: 0

College Courses (Summer)

  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • American Government

Dual Credit: 3

High School Courses (Summer)

High School Credits: 0

College Courses (Summer)

  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • American Government

Dual Credit: 6

11th Grade

High School Courses

  • English III (A)
  • Algebra II (A)

High School Credits: 1

High School Credits: 1

College Courses

  • Introduction to Christianity
  • U.S. History I
  • Principles of Psychology
  • Introduction to Business and Entrepreneurship

Dual Credit: 12

High School Courses

  • English III (B)
  • Algebra II (B)

High School Credits: 1

High School Credits: 1

College Courses

  • Physical Science + Lab (4 hrs)
  • World Civilizations I
  • Old Testament
  • Microeconomics

Dual Credit: 13

High School Courses (Summer)

High School Credits: 0

College Courses (Summer)

  • Music Appreciation

Dual Credit: 3

High School Courses (Summer)

High School Credits: 0

College Courses (Summer)

  • Music Appreciation

Dual Credit: 3

12th Grade

High School Courses

  • Personal Finance

High School Credits: 0.5

High School Credits: 1

College Courses

  • Language and Composition
  • New Testament
  • Chemistry + Lab (4 hrs)
  • Quantitative Analysis I

Dual Credit: 13

High School Courses

  • Elective

High School Credits: 0.5

High School Credits: 1

College Courses

  • Literature and Composition
  • American Literature
  • Philosophy of Life
  • Introduction to Programming

Dual Credit: 12