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Fox Chapel Area School District
611 Field Club Road / Pittsburgh, PA 15238 / 412.963.9600

FCAO - Grades 6-8

 

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Middle School Program


Fox Chapel Area Online is offered to district residents grades 6-8.  Core courses and some electives are offered. Students may be full-time online students, or they may flex their schedules, taking some courses in-school and some online.The district does not provide transportation other than morning and afternoon regularly scheduled buses.

All core courses: Science, Math, Social Studies, Literacy, are offered online. Note the indicators for electives in red.

* = Flex/In-School Only

^ = Also offered online

Course Requirements/Electives  – Middle School

6th Grade Course Requirements

7th Grade Course Requirements

8th Grade Course Requirements

Exploring World Languages*

World Language (choose one) ^

World Language (choose one) ^

Literacy 6

Literacy 7

Language Arts

Mathematics

Mathematics

Mathematics

Music*

Music*

Elective: Music* or Team Supervised Study*

Physical Education^

Physical Education^

Physical Education^

Reading

Reading

Reading (in place of World Language when student qualifies)

Science

Science

Science

Social Studies

Social Studies

Social Studies

Unified Arts*^

Unified Arts*^

Unified Arts*^

Unified Arts

  • Art (6, 7, 8) *
  • Family and Consumer Sciences (8) *
  • Health^ (7, 8)
  • Computer Science (7) *
  • Mobile Device (6) *
  • Technology Education^ (6, 7, 8)

Music*:  General Music:  Band, Chorus, Orchestra

7th Grade Target World Languages:  French, German, Latin*, Spanish

7th Grade World Languages (when student qualifies):  French 1, German 1, Latin 1*, Spanish 1

8th Grade Electives*:  Band, Chorus, Orchestra, Team Supervised Study

8th Grade World Languages:  French I, II; German I, II; Latin I*, II*, Spanish I, II

For detailed descriptions of each course, go to the Dorseyville Middle School Course Description Guide at https://www.fcasd.edu/resources-dms/dms-files.html

For more information, contact the Online Learning Coordinator at 412 967-4417 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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FCAO Student workingIs online learning right for you? Take this simple quiz to help you decide if you have what it takes to be a successful online learner, or to learn about what it takes to be one. The results do not determine whether or not you can enroll, but it is a good evaluative tool and it will help you to make the right choice. Here is the link: Online Learning Quiz

School is open in the summer! FCAO offers online summer school courses to high school students. Registration has begun. Go to www.wpalearning.com for more information about our summer offerings.