Course Selection Guide
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Bensalem High School
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Programs of Study
Welcome to the Freshman Academy at Bensalem High School. Features of our Freshman Academy include:
The Freshman Academy is housed in its own section of Bensalem High School, set apart from other grade levels in turn creating a smaller, personal environment.
Incoming freshmen are assigned to a “House”. A “House” is an organizational arrangement that assigns students and teachers to specific groups
Each “House” consists of cross-curricular teams of English, science, and social studies teachers.
Students will participate in other required and elective classes outside their house, as well as other activities such as clubs and sports
Engaging and challenging curriculum with an integrated, interdisciplinary approach that uses academic content and skills to address real world projects and problems
Academically rigorous education that maintains high expectations for each student
Careful monitoring of student performance and attendance
Data-driven decision making
Structured system of appropriate extra help
Frequent contact between school and parents
Literacy infusion into all content areas
Use of Naviance, a College & Career Readiness Technology Solution
8th Grade Course Selection Guide
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