Academics

ECS Courses

The 2021-2022 school year will offer a course of study for 9th and 10th grade students only. The 11th grade will be introduced the following year, with 12th grade courses in 2023-2024. Graduation requirements will closely follow the Virginia DOE requirements for the Advanced Studies Diploma. Students will be required to take four years of Christian Studies, English, History, Science, and Mathematics. They will also have the option of taking three years in a single language or two years each of two different languages. Additional graduation requirements are specified in the Course Catalog and Student Handbook. A variety of electives will be offered in the first year beyond the required courses indicated below. Availability of first year electives will depend upon enrollment and student interest.

Academic Course Catalog

Please download the Academic Course Catalog for information on the following:

  • Academic Policies and Procedures
  • Grades and Weightings
  • Graduation Requirements
  • Course Selection (Required & Electives)
  • Couse Descriptions
9th Grade (2021-2022)
  • Christian Studies: Biblical Theology 1 (Fall), Historical Apologetics (Spring)
  • English: English I
  • History: World History
  • Science: Biology with Lab
  • Math: Algebra 1 / Geometry / Algebra 2
  • Foreign Language:
    Student chooses between:Latin & Spanish
10 Grade (2021-2022)
  • Christian Studies: Biblical Theology 2 (Fall), Biblical Interpretation (Spring)
  • English: English 2
  • History: History of Ideas
  • Science: Chemistry with Lab
  • Math: Geometry / Algebra 2 / Precalculus
  • Foreign Language:
    Student chooses between:Latin & Spanish
11th Grade (2022-2023)
  • Christian Studies: Christian Philosophy (Fall, Christian Ethics (Spring)
  • English: American Literature or AP Language & Composition
  • History: U. S. History or AP U.S. History
  • Science: Physics / AP Physics 1 / Anatomy / AP Chemistry
  • Math:  Algebra 2 / Precalculus / Calculus / AP Calculus AB
12th Grade (2023-2024)
  • Christian Studies: Worldview Analysis (Fall), World Religions (Spring)
  • English: English Literature or AP Literature & Composition
  • History: Government & Political Theory or
    AP U.S. Government & Politics
  • Science: AP Physics 2 / Forensics / Astronomy /
    AP Chemistry / AP Environmental Science
  • Math: Precalculus / AP Calculus AB / Statistics /
    AP Statistics / Personal Finance & Business

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