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Pope John XXIII

Program of Studies

Academic Requirements

Program of Studies



Revelation of Jesus Christ in Scripture & Who Is Jesus Christ? (Grade 9)

The Mission of Jesus Christ & Jesus Christ’s Mission Continues in the Church (Grade 10)

History of the Catholic Church Part II  (Grade 11)

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


English/Language Arts Department


English 9 & Honors English 9

English 10 & Honors English 10

English 11

English Language & Composition, AP*/ENGL 111

English 12

English Literature & Composition, AP*/ENGL 206

Creative Writing* / ENGL 202

Adv. Public Speaking* / COMM 101


Mathematics Department


Algebra I


Algebra II

Trigonometry* / MATH 137

Adv. Mathematics/Pre-Calculus* / MATH 136

Calculus AB, AP*/ MATH 211

Probability & Statistics


Science Department


Biology I (L)

Biology II (L)

Earth & Space Science I (L)

Integrated Chemistry-Physics (L)

Chemistry I (L)

Chemistry, AP

Advanced Science, Special Topics (L)


Adv. Science College Credit (L)* / BIOL 101

Physics I *(L) / PHYS 101


Social Studies Department


Geography & History of the World

World History & Civilization

United States History

United States History, AP*/HIST 101 & 102


United States Government

Government & Politics: United States, AP*/ POLS101

Current Problems, Issues, & Events

Psychology, AP* /PSYC 101

Ethnic Studies

Indiana Studies


Fine Arts Department


Advanced Band (Marching) (L)

Concert Band (L)

Theatre Arts (L)

2D Art (L) & Adv. 2D Art (L)

3D Art (L) & Adv. 3D Art (L)

Photography*/ PHOT 104

Visual Communication*/ VISC 115

AP Studio Art: 2D-Design* / VISC 101

AP Studio Art: 3D-Design

AP Studio Art: Drawing* / VISC 111

Student Media (also considered Language Arts)


Health & Wellness Department


Health & Wellness Education


Physical Education Department


Physical Education I & II (L)

Elective Physical Education (L)


Project Lead the Way / Engineering


Introduction to Engineering Design*/ DESN 101

Principles of Engineering*/DESN 104

Digital Electronics*/EECT 112

Engineering Design & Development


World Language Department


French I

French II

French III*/ FREN 101 & 102

French IV*/FREN 101 & 102 or FREN 201 & 202

French V

Spanish I

Spanish II

Spanish III

Spanish IV

Spanish V


Other Electives


Career Exploration Internship

Business Math

Introduction to Business

Intro to Computer Science




(L) – Laboratory Component


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




Theology Department


Introduction to Catholicism, Grades 7 & 8


English Language Arts 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 (quarter)

Digital Citizenship, Grade 7 (quarter)

Health & Wellness, Grade 7 (quarter)

Physical Education, Grade 7 (quarter)

Health & Wellness, Grade 8 (semester – High School credit)

Physical Education, Grade 8 (semester – High School credit)




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

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


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Madison, Indiana 47250


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