St. Anselm’s Abbey School

A Catholic, Benedictine School for Boys Grades 6 - 12

Academic Excellence

75 years of rigorous, classical education

Course Sequence Middle School

Below you will find the required course of study for each grade. The number next to each course indicates the number of periods that the class meets per week.

Middle School

Form A (6th Grade)
  • Introduction to Liberal Arts, Grammar and Study Skills - 5
  • English - 5
  • Fundamentals of Math - 5
  • Life Science - 5
  • Reading the Hebrew Scriptures - 3
  • Geography - 5
  • Library Skills - 2
  • Music (Instrumental Music or Chorus) - 2
  • Art - 2
  • Introduction to Computers - 2
  • Physical Education - 2
  • Intramural Athletics - 1 double period
Form I (7th Grade)
  • English - 5
  • Latin I-A (first half of First Year Latin) - 5
  • Pre-Algebra - 5
  • Earth Science - 5
  • Reading the Hebrew Scriptures - 3
  • Introduction to Classical Civilizations - 5
  • Music (Instrumental Music or Chorus) - 2
  • Art - 2
  • Introduction to Drama - 2
  • Advanced Computing - 2
  • Physical Education - 2
  • Intramural Athletics - 1 double period

Form II (8th Grade)
  • English - 5
  • Latin I-B (second half of First Year Latin) - 5
  • Modern Language (French I, Spanish I, or Arabic I) - 5
  • Algebra I - 5
  • Physical Science - 6 (including one double lab period)
  • Introduction to the New Testament - 3
  • U.S. History - 5
  • Music (Instrumental Music or Chorus) - 2
  • Physical Education - 2
  • Intramural Athletics - 1 double period