Bay’s curriculum for the 9th- and 10th-grade years builds a broad foundation of basic skills and habits of mind, emphasizing inquiry, critical thought, problem-solving, elegant communication and the acquisition of ethical and philosophical frameworks. Faculty members challenge students to relate their learning to multiple disciplines and to the world in which they live. As students advance to their 11th- and 12th-grade years, their individual interests and talents, in parallel with college admissions requirements, increasingly drive the academic program. The curriculum includes more than 70 advanced elective courses across eight disciplines. Specific course offerings each year at The Bay School ultimately reflect the expertise and interests of our faculty and the interests of our students and therefore evolve on an annual basis.
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