HSArts’ STEM program has a strong math and data science based curriculum. HSArts math program offers advanced math learning and an Accelerated Math track for high achieving students. In addition, HSArts’ Innovative Integrated Science and Maths curriculum incorporates computer and data science into all math and core scientific subjects such as chemistry, biology, physics, and physical science. Students will model, simulate, and analyze real world problems utilizing the most current modern world technology. Modes of instruction include lectures, projects, and hands-on laboratory work. Qualified, highly motivated students can elect to take advanced coursework and qualify for graduating with STEM Honors having completed at least three AP STEM courses.
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High School Academics
San Francisco High School of the Arts’ curriculum is approved by the University of California’s A-G program. In addition, 20 Advanced Placement (AP) courses approved by the College Board, as well as 14 UC-approved honors level courses give students access to intellectually challenging coursework.
All courses offered in the major disciplines meet or exceed California’s state standards and prepare students for studies at highly selective colleges. AP and Honors courses are offered in English, History, Math, the Sciences and Chinese.