Curriculum


The academic program in the Middle School consists of Math, English, Fine Arts, History, Science, World Language, Computer Science, Character Education and Physical Education. The Math curriculum allows for readiness groupings for different levels of student aptitude and achievement with groupings typically beginning in the 7th grade. English instruction focuses on critical reading and writing skills, while History spans ancient world history through modern U.S. history, with an emphasis on global studies and politics. Our World Language program employs a proficiency model of World Language instruction. Computer Programming is taught through the sixth grade robotics course and the eighth grade robotics lab.

Each grade embraces an integrated approach to learning science, weaving subjects pertaining to biology, earth science, physics, and chemistry throughout each grade level. All students study a world language each of their three years in Middle School, choosing from French, Spanish, or Chinese. All students engage in Fine Arts and Physical Education every other day. Sixth grade students rotate each quarter among fine arts and robotics, seventh grade students rotate each quarter among fine arts and design and eighth grade students choose two of the four fine arts options and study these areas for a semester each. The schedule also includes time for morning advisory, group meetings and various clubs and activities.

Sixth Grade


Course 1: English
Course 2: Math (Foundations of Middle School Math or Algebra A)
Course 3: Global Studies
Course 4: Spanish or French Level A, B or C
Course 5: Integrated Science
Course 6: Physical Education
Course 7: STEAM Block: Robotics, Visual Art, Strings, Integrated Vocal & Drama
Course 8: Study Hall, Character Education, and Independent Reading

Seventh Grade


Course 1: English
Course 2: Math (Algebra A or Algebra B)
Course 3: Global Studies: World Geography
Course 4: Spanish or French Level A, B or C
Course 5: Integrated Science
Course 6: Physical Education
Course 7: Fine Arts Block: Visual Art, Integrated Design and the Arts, Strings, Integrated Vocal & Drama
Course 8: Study Hall, Character Education and Independent Reading

Eighth Grade


Course 1: English
Course 2: Math (Algebra B or Accelerated Geometry or *Accelerated Algebra 2)
Course 3: United States History
Course 4: Spanish or French Level A, B or C or Mandarin Chinese I
Course 5: Integrated Science & Robotics Lab
Course 6: Physical Education
Course 7: Fine Arts Block: Visual Art, Vocal, Strings, Drama
Course 8: Study Hall, Character Education, and Independent Reading
*In some cases, students may advance to Upper School math course options.

Clubs, Activities and Athletics


Art Club & National Jr. Art Honor Society Basketball
Chinese Calligraphy
Coding Club
Cross County
Debate Club
Diversity Club
Drama Club
Environmental Club
Farm-to-Table Club
Field Hockey
FIRST Lego League (Robotics)
Future Problem Solvers
Golf
History Bee
Kentucky United Nations Assembly
Lacrosse
Math Counts
Middle School Ambassadors
Model United Nations
Pandemonium Student Newspaper
Quick Recall
Recycling Club
Rock Band
Science Olympiad
Service Learning Club
Soccer
Stock Market Club
Swimming
Tennis
Track

School Information

 
2427 Glenmary Avenue
Louisville, KY 40204
P: 502.479.0340
F: 502.454.8549
Louisville Collegiate School is a JK-12, co-ed independent day school located in the historic Highlands neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky.