Departments and Courses

Salisbury offers you a tradtional secondary school curriculum that is designed to prepare you for the rigors of college.  Rich departmental course offerings are carefully designed to teach you to write and read well, and to think independently as you hone the ability to apply the learning skills essential to achieving your full potential. Expectations in the classroom are high, and we expect you to prepare thoroughly for your lessons, participate in classroom discussions and to perform to the best of your abilities.

Honors level and Advanced Placement courses are available for  those of you seeking a more challenging curriculum. Some required courses also offer sections at a more moderate pace.

Classes meet Monday through Saturday. Our academic calendar is divided into trimesters; standard course load for students in all grades consists of five courses per trimester with one trimester of six courses in the fourth, fifth and sixth form year. Examinations are held at the end of each trimester.  Mid-term and end-of-trimester grades and advisor reports are provided.


Curriculum Overview 

Course Descriptions and Requirements

Advanced Placement Courses

Salisbury is pleased to offer numerous Advanced Placement courses to its students.  Every boy enrolled in an AP course is required to take the exam. Therefore, many Salisbury graduates go to college with advanced standing or academic credit allowing for greater opportunities for exploration in their post-secondary education.  

We offering the following AP courses:

  • Biology
  • Calculus (AB and BC)
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Microeconomics
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • French
  • Latin
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • U.S. History
  • World History
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We are a private, all-boy boarding high school in Connecticut committed to shaping high schooled-aged boys into men of character and promise who can rise to the challenges of the modern world.

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