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Pope John XXIII

Program of Studies

Academic Requirements

Program of Studies


High School Course Offerings


Religion Department

Understanding the Scriptures, Grade 9

History of the Catholic Church Part I, Grade 10

History of the Catholic Church Part II, Grade 11

Our Moral Life in Christ/Theology of the Body, Grade 12


English Department

English 9

Honors English 9

English 10

Honors English 10

English 11

English Language & Composition, AP*

English 12

English Literature & Composition, AP*

Composition (semester)

Advanced Composition (semester)

Creative Writing* (semester or year)

Etymology (semester)

Speech (semester)

Student Publications



Mathematics Department

Algebra I


Algebra II

Trigonometry* (semester)

Adv. Mathematics/Pre-Calculus* (semester)

Calculus AB, AP*

Probability & Statistics (semester)


Science Department

Biology I (L)

Biology II (L)

Earth & Space Science I (L)

Integrated Chemistry-Physics (L)

Physics I (L)

Chemistry I (L)

Chemistry, AP

Advanced Science, Special Topics (L)

Anatomy (semester)



Social Studies Department

Geography & History of the World

World History & Civilization

United States History

United States History, AP*

Economics (semester)

United States Government (semester)

Government & Politics: United States, AP

Current Problems, Issues, & Events (semester)

Psychology (semester)


Fine Arts Department

Beginning Concert Band (L)

Concert Band (L)

Theatre Arts (L)

2D Art (L)

3D Art (L)

Photography (semester)

Visual Communication (semester)


Health & Wellness Department

Health & Wellness Education (semester)


Physical Education Department

Physical Education I (L) (semester)

Physical Education II (L) (semester)

Elective Physical Education (L) (semester or year)


Project Lead the Way / Engineering

Introduction to Engineering Design*

Principles of Engineering*

Digital Electronics*

Engineering Design & Development


World Language Department

French I

French II

French III

French IV

French V

Spanish I

Spanish II

Spanish III

Spanish IV

Spanish V


Other Electives

College-Entrance Preparation (semester)

Professional Career Internship (semester or year)

Business Math (semester)

Introduction to Business (semester)



(L) – Laboratory Component


* Dual Credit opportunity with Ivy Tech Community College when prerequisites are met.



Junior High Course Offerings


Religion Department

Introduction to Catholicism, Grades 7 & 8


English Department

Language Arts, Grade 7

Language Arts, Grade 8

Advanced Language Arts, Grade 8


Mathematics Department

Middle Level Mathematics, Grade 7

Middle Level Mathematics, Grade 7 or 8 (Pre-Algebra)

Algebra 1 (High School Credit)


Social Studies Department

Social Studies, Grade 7

Social Studies, Grade 8


Science Department

Science, Grade 7

Science, Grade 8


Additional Required Courses

Study Skills, Grade 7 (semester)

Health & Wellness, Grade 7 (semester)

Health & Wellness, Grade 8 (semester)

Physical Education, Grade 7 (semester)

Physical Education, Grade 8 (semester)



Middle Level World Language (Spanish)

Middle Level World Language (French)

Spanish I (High School Credit)

French I (High School Credit)

Middle Level Visual Art

Middle Level Creative Dramatics

Middle Level Band

Keyboarding/Computers (semester)

Introduction to Engineering Design (High School Credit)

Prince of Peace Catholic Schools prepare students to lead meaningful lives by combining rigorous academics with opportunities for exploration and reflection.


Prince of Peace Catholic Schools are one of the area's leading Catholic Schools.

Pope John XXIII Elementary

221 West State Street

Madison, Indiana 47250


Shawe Memorial Jr./Sr. High School

201 West State Street

Madison, Indiana 47250


Administration and Parish Office

305 West State Street

Madison, Indiana 47250


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