High School Academics
Our high school academics includes a minimum program of four years English, three years History, Science, Math, and two years Foreign Language (or English as a second language) in order to graduate from the
"I AM" School.
Our program also includes Geography, Business & Leadership, Art, Graphics, and Music. Our high school programs focus around the individual student, taking into account his/her needs, talents, and intended future study or vocation path.
English & History
English & History is a four year compulsory requirement to graduate from the "I AM" School. Each course is one year duration, and includes: "The World Today and Tomorrow", Economics, American Literature & History, English Literature & World History, and Ancient Civilizations.
Business & Leadership
Business & Leadership takes a closer look at these two complimentary subjects while learning communication skills, public speaking, interviewing, team leadership skills, basic business structures, organizations, industries, business models and entrepreneurialism.
High School Math includes Pre-Algebra, Geometry, Algebra I, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, Calculus I & II. Depending on the student, Statistics & Probability, Trigonometry or Business Math can be included or substituted as required. In order to graduate students must complete the minimum of Algebra II level.
Geography takes a closer look at Earth sciences such as weather and geological changes and their effect on humanity, and vice-versa the effect of humanity on our planet. We look at governments, social issues, and world economics. We study sustainability practices in regards to resources, and in business. We study different cultures, religions, beliefs, food, gardening, ceremony, art and architecture from around the world.
Three High School Sciences are required in order to graduate the "I AM" School, each course being one year duration. High School sciences include Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Astronomy, Aviation is also offered on rotation.
Foreign Language / ESL
The "I AM" School is honored to have a native Spanish speaking teacher, and as per the California standards, two full years of a foreign language are required to graduate.
For our foreign students, instead of Spanish or another language, English as a second language (ESL) is compulsory as a two year course, to ensure all students are fluent in English before graduating.