Upper School Curriculum
Worcester Academy offers a rigorous and comprehensive college preparatory curriculum, including 19 Honors Courses, 21 Advanced Placement and 3 College Level Courses beyond the AP Level courses, for which there is a strict set of prerequisites, across all disciplines. Students generally take 4 to 6 major academic classes during any given semester, and they may enroll in as many Honors or Advanced Placement courses as they are qualified to take. Ninth and tenth graders take a non-credit Health and Wellness course that meets throughout the year. For International students who are still developing their English language skills, there are EFL options in the English and History and Social Sciences departments. A departmental course listing appears below. Worcester Academy operates on a semester academic calendar.