Upper School

In grades 9-12, a typical schedule consists of three academic courses requiring final exams and one low homework-bearing course with no final exam.  Back-to-back terms may vary the weight of the academic program. 

The ninth grade program includes English, Math, Biology, World Cultures, World Language, Intro to Visual Art, Intro to Music and/or Intro to Theatre, Upper School PE, It's a Woman's World, and Women's Bodies, Women's Minds.


Online School for Girls

Students are encouraged to take courses through the Online School for Girls by contacting the Academic Dean and seeking approval for registration. Students may earn no more than one credit per year through online courses and must have these credits pre-approved by the Academic Dean in order for the credits to count on a La Pietra transcript for graduation.