Summit Tamalpais Middle School Curriculum

Subject 7th Grade 8th Grade
Social Science Medieval History US History
English English 7 English 8
Math* Math 7 Math 8
Science Science 7
(Life Science Focus)
Science 8
(Physical Science Focus)
Expeditions Digital Storytelling Dance and Fitness

Expeditions Course List

  • Digital Storytelling
  • Dance and Fitness

Summit Tamalpais High School Curriculum

Subject 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
Social Science World Studies I World Studies II AP US History AP Government
English English 9 English 10 AP English Language & Composition AP English Literature Composition
Math* Math I Math II Math III AP Statistics and/or AP Calculus
Science Biology Physics Chemistry AP Environmental Science
Spanish Spanish 1, 2, 3, & AP Spanish (Min of 2 years)
Expeditions 2 Expeditions Electives 2 Expeditions Electives College Readiness & 1 Expedition Elective 2 Expeditions Electives
Independent Study

* While the vast majority of 9th graders will be appropriately challenged by Math I, students may accelerate to Math II if they demonstrate proficiency in Math 1 through various tests at the start of school. In 12th grade, students have the option to take both AP Statistics and AP Calculus if they meet requirements that show their ability to meet the demands of the course load.

Expeditions Course List

  • Creative Writing
  • Short Story Composition
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Ethnic Studies 2.0
  • Human Sexuality
  • Intro to Psych
  • Adulting
  • CNS 11
  • Cooking Fundamentals
  • Advanced Cooking
  • Intro to Visual Arts
  • Intermediate Visual Arts
  • Dance
  • Advanced Dance
  • Adventure Science
  • Skin Health and Beauty
  • Life after Tam
  • Bike Shop
  • Local Wilderness