We require 28 credits to graduate. Yearlong courses earn one credit; semester-long
courses earn 0.5 credits.
The following course distribution is required:
• 4 Credits of English
• 3 Credits of Math (all students are required to take 4 years of Math)
• 3 Credits of Science
• 3 Credits of Social Studies
• 2 Credits of World Languages
• 1 Credit of Physical Education/Health
• 1 Credit of Theology for each year in attendance
• 1 Credit of Corporate Work Study for each year in attendance
• 4 Credits of Electives
We offer eleven Advanced Placement courses:
AP English Language & Composition
AP English Literature & Composition
AP U.S. History
AP American Government
AP World History
AP Spanish Language & Culture
AP Spanish Literature & Culture
Sophomores are eligible for AP World History
Juniors are eligible for up to 3 AP courses: English Language & Composition, Spanish Language, and U.S. History
Seniors may take as many as 5 AP Courses
Juniors and seniors have the following electives: Anatomy & Physiology, Introduction to Film, Introduction to Sociolgy, Introduction to Psychology, Personal Finance, Personal Fitness and Wellness, Physics, Statistics, Spanish 3 and Spanish 4.
CRSM has partnered with the College of Lake County to offer eligible students the opportunity to take college courses for dual credit, both high school and college credit. Eligibility requirements include a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Successfully completed courses appear on the student’s transcript labeled as CLC.
As a member of the Cristo Rey Network of schools, our students have access to classes through the Jesuit Virtual Learning Academy (JVLA), an online learning community made up of Jesuit high schools across the country. Courses that are often difficult to run at an individual school are made available to students through JVLA.