Academics
Upper School | Grades 9—12

Curriculum

Thomas Perry, Upper School Director

The Upper School offers a rigorous academic curriculum taught by passionate, diverse and expert teachers. Our program is designed to provide a wide range of intellectual opportunities that allows the student to delve deeply into areas of particular interest.”

View the Upper School Curriculum

Graduation Requirements


Department                  
Years  
English
4.0
Fine Arts
2.0
History*
3.0
Mathematics**
3.0
Science ***
2.0
World Languages
3.0


All Sierra Canyon students are strongly encouraged to maintain a full load of five academic solids throughout their Upper School career and one or two elective courses.

* 4 recommended
** minimum of Pre-Calculus recommended
*** 3 or more recommended

Did you know?

Sierra Canyon's Upper Campus has:
  • an average class size of 14
  • a 10:1 student-teacher ratio
  • 25 AP courses offered
  • 32 honors courses offered
Sierra Canyon School is a private, independent, non-sectarian, co-educational, college preparatory school for students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12 located in Chatsworth, California. The highly cosmopolitan campus community is reflective of the Greater Los Angeles area and the world at large. Students are empowered to realize their greatest creative, ethical, intellectual and physical promise through small class sizes, a diverse student-teacher culture and a family-like environment.