Curriculum

IMAC PROGRAM OF STUDY- Downloadable PDF (includes new grading scale)

Immaculata High School, as an Archdiocesan school, follows the curriculum as required by the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas.  We are fully accredited by the Kansas State Board of Education and the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, a member of the Military Child Education Coalition, and comply with all applicable requirements of those authorities.  Our curriculum is aligned with Catholic faith and values. 

At Immaculata, our curriculum has something for everyone.  We offer skill, average academic, and high academic (honors) classes.  During the 2014-2015 school year we are offering several college classes for college credit through the University of St. Mary. 

Dual Credit Application - USM IMAC

A progressive technology curriculum ensures our students are learning 21st Century skills that are needed to be successful in the future.  

Enrollment Eligibility -To enter Immaculata High School, students should have graduated from the eighth grade or equivalent.

Requirements for Graduation - A normal load is seven (7) credits per year.   In order to qualify for the various classifications, the following number of credits are required at the beginning of that school year.

        Sophomore 6                           Junior 12                                  Senior 19

Immaculata High School Graduation Requirements

  • Theology 4 credits

  • English 4 credits

  • Social Studies 3 credits

  • Math 3 credits

  • Science 3 credits

  • Fine Arts 1 credit

  • Computer Technology 1 credit

  • P.E./Health 1 credit

  • Plus Electives 6 credits

Highly Recommended for College Bound Students

  • Science 3-4 credits

  • Math 4 credits

  • Foreign Language 2 credits

  • (two years of same language)

  • Plus Electives

Minimum Credits for Graduation: 26 credits

Admission to College

To be admitted to the six Kansas Board of Regents Universities (Emporia State University, Fort Hays State University, Kansas State University, Pittsburg State University, the University of Kansas, and Wichita State University), the applicant must have achieved at least one of the following.

1. Completed a pre-college curriculum with a grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. This curriculum must include:

  • 4 Credits of English/Language Arts

  • 3 Credits of Natural Sciences chosen from Biology, Advanced Biology, Chemistry, Physical/Earth/Space Science, Physics, and/or Principles of Technology

  • At least one unit must be in Chemistry or Physics

  • 3 Credits of Mathematics: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II

  • If Algebra I is taken before 9th grade, then Geometry Algebra II and one more advanced Course beyond Algebra I must be taken

  • 1 Credit in United States History

  • .5 Credit in United States Government

  • .5 Credit selected from World History, World Geography, or International Relations

  • 1 Credit selected from Psychology, Economics, Civics, History, Current Social Issues, Sociology, Anthropology, and/or Race and Ethnic Group Relations

2. Obtained a composite ACT score of not less than 21 points.

3. Ranked in the top 1/3 of the graduating class.

4. Earned at least 24 credit hours of transferable course work with a cumulative grade point average of not less than 2.0 on a 4.0 scale at an accredited community college, university, or other college.

Kansas Scholars Curriculum

The requirements for high school graduates are as follows:

English, 4 years. One unit to be taken each year (1 unit = 1 year). Must include substantial, recurrent practice in writing extensive and structured papers, extensive reading of significant literature and significant experience in speaking and listening.

Mathematics, 4 years. Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry plus one year of higher level mathematics such as Analytic Geometry, Trigonometry, Advanced Algebra, Probability and Statistics or Functions is required. Applied Mathematics I and II may be substituted for Algebra I.

Science, 3 years. One year each in Biology, Chemistry and Physics, each of which include an average of one laboratory period a week. Two years of one of the above courses may not substitute for a third course. Any substitutions must be in the disciplinary area, but may not substitute Anatomy and Physiology for Physics. Physical Science or General Science courses are unacceptable due to their general nature.

Social Studies, 3 years. Must include World History, U.S. History, and U.S. Government (1/2 unit).

Foreign Language, 2 years. Must have two years of one language. Latin and Sign Language are acceptable.

Subjects Offered - See Course Offering Booklet for current classes offered.