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Middle School Classes

Beginning in the sixth grade, students at Horace Mann School begin attending school in a departmentalized program, going to seven class periods each day, each taught by a different teacher. Course requirements are as follows.

Sixth Grade
  • One period of Language Arts
  • One period of Mathematics
  • One period of Social Science (World History - Dawn of Humans through Ancient Rome)
  • One period of Science (Earth Science)
  • One period of Physical Education
  • One period of STEM
  • One period of an elective class

Seventh Grade
  • One period of Language Arts
  • One period of Mathematics
  • One period of Social Science (World History - Fall of Rome through the Enlightenment)
  • One period of Science (Life Science)
  • One period of Physical Education
  • Two periods of elective classes

Eighth Grade
  • One period of Language Arts
  • One period of Mathematics
  • One period of Social Science (U.S. History - Colonial History through the Civil War)
  • One period of Science (Physical Science)
  • One period of Physical Education
  • Two periods of elective classes