The following course distribution is required:
- 4 Credits of English
- 4 Credits of Math (all students are required to take 4 years of Math)
- 3 Credits of Science
- 3 Credits of Social Studies
- 2 Credits of World Languages
- 1 Credit of Physical Education/Health
- 1 Credit of Theology for each year in attendance
- 1 Credit of Corporate Work Study for each year in attendance
- 5 Credits of Electives:
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Introduction to Sociology
- Introduction to Psychology
- Personal Finance
- Personal Fitness and Wellness
- Introduction to Law
- Introduction to Music
- Introduction to Drama
- Studio Arts for juniors and seniors
- Wood Science
As a member of the Cristo Rey Network of schools, our students have access to classes through the Arrupe Virtual Leaning Institute, an online learning community made up of catholic high schools across the country. Courses that are often difficult to run at an individual school are made available to students through AVLA.
Students also have access to:
- GradPoint, which offers online course to supplement and extend students’ interests in a wide range of subjects from psychology to engineering,
- A-Abbott Driving School, which offers Drivers Education classes.
Cristo Rey St. Martin School Profile
We offer 11 Advanced Placement courses:
- AP World History
- AP Spanish Lang.
- AP Spanish Lit.
- AP English Lang.
- AP US History
- AP Biology
- AP Precalculus
- AP Physics
- AP English Lit.
- AP Government
- AP Calculus
Illinois Seal of Biliteracy
Cristo Rey St. Martin students have the opportunity to earn the Illinois State Seal of Biliteracy by demonstrating high levels of proficiency in Spanish. Students who earn the Illinois Seal of Biliteracy will have it indicated on their transcript. Illinois public universities will accept the State Seal of Biliteracy as equivalent to 2 years of Spanish coursework taken during high school.
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