Program Of Studies

Delbarton offers a wide range of courses designed to give the student a comprehensive and in-depth background in the liberal arts in preparation for his college years. Most courses are required; some electives are offered in the eleventh and twelfth grades.
The requirements for graduation from the Upper School are: four years of English, Mathematics, and Physical Education/Health; three years of History, including Ancient, European, and American; three years of Science, comprised of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics; three years of a single foreign language; five terms of fine arts and music (three at an advanced level); two terms of Religious Studies each year for four years; two terms of Computer Science; one term of Language Arts and one term of Leadership. Students are required to take five full-year (three-term) courses each year. In the junior and senior year, student may choose electives to complete the five-course-per-year requirement necessary for graduation. Graduation depends upon successful completion of all the above requirements.

In the Middle School a student is required to complete successfully: two years of English, Mathematics, Language, Science, Humanities, and Physical Education/Health; one term each of Computer Science, Music and Art; and two terms each year of Religious Studies. Movement into the Upper School depends upon the successful completion of all these requirements.

This Program of Studies is for informational purposes only. By listing a course, Delbarton School does not guarantee that the course will be offered each year. No agent of the school is authorized to guarantee admission to a particular course, or guarantee that a student will have a particular teacher, or guarantee that a student will take a course in a particular term. Delbarton School reserves the right to cancel any course or change faculty. It also reserves the right to change policies stated in this Program of Studies

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Understanding Course Coding





Course Designation and Level number

Gee Bee

Formal name of the course. On most reports a short
version of the name is used for simplicity's sake


Number of credits of the course. Divide by 2 to get the
number of terms the course runs


Grade level that may take this course.




Course Typing Designations


Advanced Placement Course-grade bonus
of 1 quality point in calculations


This course counts towards fulfilling Fine Arts requirement


Required course


Department Recommendation needed to take this course


Course in the brackets is a prerequisite to this course




This course fulfills the History requirement in the
Religious Studies Department


This course fulfills the Morality requirement in the
Religious Studies Department


This course fulfills the Scripture requirement in the
Religious Studies Department



 Mr. Jonathan Cote
B.S., The University of Scranton
M. Ed., Loyola College in Maryland
School Extension (973) 538-3231 x3034


2015-2016 Course Catalog