Lahr-Well Academy School Curriculum
Each Lahr-Well Academy Student is provided a Tailored Curriculum Plan. Students are educated in five natural sciences, math and four foreign languages, social sciences, art, music history, economics and basic development skills. Students are guided in developing study and organizational skills while also being challenged to reach their full potential. Most students advance much more than one grade level with each year's instruction. Below you will find a comprehensive list of the coursework offered at Lahr-Well Academy.
The Lahr-Well Difference
Year-Round Academic Calendar
Early Kindergarten Entrance Age 4
Student to Teacher Ratio 15:1
Students Challenged to EXCEED State Standards
The Lahr-Well Curriculum
Reading
Phonics
Comprehension
Mathematics
Concepts
Computation
Problem Solving
Practical Application
Algebra I & II
Geometry
Calculus
Trigonometry
Language Arts
Spelling
Grammar
Public Speaking
Creative Writing
World Literary Masterpieces
World Literature
Science: STEM
Earth Science
Physics
Biology
Chemistry
Engineering
Critical Thinking
Social Sciences
World History
World Geography
Current Events
U.S. History
U.S. Civics
U.S. Constitution
Illinois Constitution
Macro Economics
Micro Economics
Foreign Languages
Spanish
Italian
French
German
Biblical Studies
The Lord's Prayer in each foreign language
The Old Testament & New Testament: English
Computer Programming
Directly and indirectly linked to the STEM studies.
Robotics
Music History & Music Appreciation
Art
With weekly "hands-on" art projects
World Philosophy
High School Curriculum Requirements
8 Units English
One of which may be speech or debate - all units include composition and/or writing skill development
8 Units Mathematics
Including Algebra I or higher - Geometry, Algebra II, PreCalculus, Calculus and Trigonometry provided.
8 Units World History
8 Units American History
8 Units Natural Sciences
Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics, Engineering
8 Units Natural Science Laboratories
8 Units Among Four Foreign Languages
Including 2 additional units of grammar in one single language
8 Units Art through World History
8 Units Music through World History
6-8 Units World Literary Masterpieces
6-8 units World Philosophy
Computer Science Continuing in Developmental Stage
An Ivy League Education at a Fraction of the Cost!
The Lahr-Well Advantage
15:1
Maximum ratio of
students to teachers
15:1
Maximum ratio of students to teachers
4
YEARS
OLD
Early Kindergarten
Entrance Age
FOUR
YEARS
OLD
Early Kindergarten
Entrance Age
Spanish. Italian. French. German.
Languages in which ALL students are instructed.
Spanish
Italian
French
German
Languages in which ALL students are instructed.