Courses in the Middle School are thematically integrated across disciplines. The team alternates between the themes of Heroes and Adaptation. The English, history, and science teachers meet frequently to discuss curriculum and individual students with reference to their academic, social, and emotional development. Student learning is differentiated through varied course offerings and individualized attention within the classroom.
Heroes: Earth Science
Adaptation: Life Science
Heroes: Speculative Fiction and Poetry
Adaptation: Realistic Fiction and Poetry
Heroes: The Ancient World
Adaptation: Early America
Students are placed into the class that is appropriate for them, regardless of grade level. While Pre-Algebra and Algebra 1 are offered to Middle School students, any student who is ready for higher level math may join the Upper School for a math course. For a more in-depth look at the Math courses we offer in grades 7-12, click here.
Crefeld also provides each student with two electives per semester in Middle School. One of those electives will be only with other Middle School students. The other elective will be with students in grades 7-12. For a more in-depth look at the Elective courses we offer in grades 7-12, click here.