There are more than 100 electives available to students in grades 9–12.

Courses vary with each term and include such offerings as Modern Dance, World Religions, Electronics, and Logic, with yearlong and single-term options. Independent study under the tutelage of a faculty mentor is also available.

Electives include:

Mass Culture in 20th Century America

What Is Contemporary Art?

Shakespeare’s Comedies

Digital Arts

Modern Dance

Film History

Introduction to Arduino

Genetics and Ethics

Rowing for Fitness

Ross Upper School students engaged in archery lesson.
Ross Upper School student examining a piece of Alcyonacea or ‘sea fan’ coral.

Principles of Social Entrepreneurship

West African Drumming


The Science of Storms

Robotics and Basic Coding

Metal Fabrication

Figurative Sculpture