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What courses are recommended for a 9th grade student?

The Classical Liberal Arts Academy is not arranged to serve the modern K-12 school model and does not recommend that homeschooling families follow such a model. Homeschooling families have no excuse for studying only 180 days per year as modern schools do.  Much more needs to be done to provide children with a classical Catholic education.

We recommend that parents learn the difference between pursuing Wisdom through real classical Catholic studies and satisfying modern school requirements.  Parents should not choose one or the other, but learn how to satisfy both in a responsible way.

For a full explanation of course recommendations, please see: Course Recommendations by Age/Grade.  First grade recommendations are as follows:

1. Classical Catholic Studies (Ages 14-18+)

Students at this age should begin (or continue) working in the following classical Catholic courses and move as far into higher studies as possible:

  1. Trivium
  2. Quadrivium
  3. Philosophy
  4. Theology

2. Grade 9 (Ages 14-15)

The following courses provide for the satisfaction of a modern 9th grade course of studies.

  1. English
  2. Foreign Language
  3. Mathematics
  4. Science
  5. Social Studies

If you would like to discuss your goals and enrollment needs, please schedule a consultation.

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