Bottling knowledge from hands-on experiments, students examine discoveries in physics, bio-chemistry, environmental science, and more.Departmental Web Page
Learning from the past, students explore post-1900 world history, U.S. history, local topics, and more to become engaged global citizens.Departmental Web Page
With carefully calculated classes in algebra, statistics, calculus, and integrated mathematics, students add knowledge they can count on.Departmental Web Page
Students page through American and global literature, literary analysis and creative writing to develop lettered literary skills.
Students expand their horizons with language courses to learn Spanish, French, Latin, and/or Mandarin Chinese.
Every student is required to take fine and performing arts. Classes include ceramics, painting, chamber choir, photography, architecture, acting, digital design, and instrumental music.
As part of our Mission, ninth-11th grade students participate in two seasons of athletic activity per year. Twelfth grade students participate in one season of athletic activity.
From entrepreneurship, public speaking, and finance to neuroscience and psychology, a plethora of fascinating subjects are weaved throughout the curriculum.
Since starting MICDS Upper School, “I’ve changed in so many ways, both socially and academically. I feel like I’ve grown as a person, and it shows in my schoolwork. Everything from the way I introduce myself to how I write essays has been strengthened during my time here."Amelia Markwell ’22MICDS Alumna
Navigating the College Admission Process
Starting in 9th grade, students work one-on-one with a counselor to make informed decisions, curate courses, and plan their path to the college or university that will be the best fit.