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Academics and Transition Work at Beacon High School

Academics

Students at Beacon High School are offered a wide variety of academic courses, as well as unique elective offerings.  The Educational Director, faculty, and guidance department work closely to place students appropriately in English and Math courses. Guidance coordinators work with each student to select their courses and monitor their credits as they relate to graduation requirements and post-high school planning

Courses Include:

  • English:
    • Ethics in Literature (Honors)
    • 19th Century American Literature (Honors)
    • English Seminar
    • Good & Evil
    • Great Themes in Adolescent Literature
    • Creative Writing
    • Poetry
  • Math:
    • Math Fundamentals
    • Algebra 1/Geometry
    • Algebra II with Trigonometry
    • Pre-Calculus
    • Calculus
  • History:
    • U.S. History I, II, and III
    • World History
    • Supreme Court
    • Race, Class, & Gender
  • Science:
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Engineering
    • Physics
    • Environmental Science
    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Nutrition
    • The Brain
  • Art/Technology:
    • 3D Sculpture
    • 2D Art
    • Black and White Photography
    • Photobooks
    • Expressive Drawing
    • Computer Graphics
    • Computer Drawing and Animation
  • Transition Skills:
    • Career Exploration
    • Financial Literacy
    • Dual Enrollment with local community colleges