Middle School

The middle school program begins in grade 6. All students in the sixth, seventh and eighth grades take courses in Humanities, Social Studies, English, Math, Science, PE, Chinese or ESL.

High School

Twenty-four high school credits for graduation.  One half credit is given for each full semester of a course successfully completed in grades nine throughtwelve.  A failing grade earns zero credit. The following credits must be earned towards graduation:

Required Course Credits Required
Humanities ½ credit per semester enrolled in high school
English 4
Social Studies 3
Science 3
Mathematics 3
Foreign Language 2
Physical Education/Health 2
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Electives 4

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses

SYIS believes that proper preparation for college is vital. The SYIS Advanced Placement (AP®) program is an essential part of the secondary curriculum.