Latin and Greek

Students can take Henle Latin I or II Latin if ready, but students with no Latin should take Henle Latin I: Units 1-5 or continue with whatever course builds on the Latin taken previously. Conversely, students who have completed Latin may wish to take a Greek course.

Classical Composition

Students unfamiliar with the Classical Composition method should take High School Composition I or Fable and Narrative. Alternatively, another composition course may also be suitable. View all of our composition offering here

Classical Studies

Students can take any of the Classical Studies courses, but students with no background in Classical Studies should begin with Classical Studies I.


Students have a number of literature options, but one of the following literature courses would be suitable for this grade level.


Depending on interest, students should take Physics, Biology, Anatomy, Chemistry or another appropriate science course.


Students should take Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry or another appropriate math course.

Modern History

Students can take American History I, European History I, Medieval History, or any number of other modern history courses.

Government and Economics

Students can take both Government and Economics as semester courses.


Geography III is the best option for ninth graders looking to fulfill a high school geography credit.