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Curriculum The Curriculum consists of eight subject groups offered throughout the three years of the Middle School. They are:

1. Language A - at ACS Athens the school’s language of instruction is English.

2. Language B – a modern foreign language learned at school.

3. Social Studies – history and geography

4. Sciences – general science, earth science, biology, chemistry and physics  

5. Mathematics – core course including topics in arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, probability & statistics

6. Arts – art/design, music, and drama

7. Physical Education – health and hygiene, individual and team sports, fitness  

8. Foundations of Technology, Research, Health and Guidance the nature, processes and impact of technology as a research tool. Health and wellness topics are an integral part of the curriculum


As stated previously, the Middle School uses letter grades: A, B, C, D and F. Teachers may give a plus or minus with the letter grade (except in the case of a U). The + or – will appear on the permanent record.Modification for ESL/OM students may apply on an individual basis and will be so indicated. Letter grades are awarded on the basis of the following averages:

97-100      A+
93-96        A
90-92        A-
87-89        B+
83-86        B
80-82        B-
77-79        C+
73-76        C
70-72        C-
67-69        D+
63-66        D
60-62        D-
Below 60   F

Student - Parent Handbook 2018 - 2019

Program of Studies 2018 - 2019

Please note: If you would like a copy of the Program of Studies, please contact the Middle School administrative assistant, or download from the website..

5th Grade Parent Informational Meeting - April 5, 2017