Inside CIS: School Profile: Academics


TYPICAL ACADEMIC COURSE SEQUENCE

English 4 credits
World Languages 4 credits
History 4 credits
Mathematics 4 credits
Science 4 credits
Fine Arts 2 credits
Physical Education .5 credits
Electives 5 credits
Senior Internship

GRADING SYSTEM

A 90 – 100 percent
B 80 – 89 percent
C 70 – 79 percent
F 0 – 69 percent

CIS grades and GPAs are not weighted. GPA is cumulative through graduation/exit, 9-12 grades. CIS does not compute class rank. All academic courses are considered to be honors courses unless designated as AP.


ACADEMIC SCHEDULE

The CIS academic year consists of two semesters. The Upper/Middle School day is split into eight periods.

ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES

Advanced Placement (AP) courses are offered in Art, Calculus AB, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, Latin (Vergil), Psychology, Spanish Language, Statistics (online course), United States Government (on-line course), Biology, Statistics and United States History. (Course offerings each year are dependent upon enrollment and schedules.)

COMMUNITY SERVICE

100% of CIS students volunteer in a wide array of community service projects. Among the projects are The Assistance League, Central Missouri Food Bank, Central Missouri Humane Society, Granny’s House, Rainbow House, Ronald McDonald House, Voluntary Action Center and several charitable fundraisers.