Curriculum and Instruction

Daily Schedule

Solstice’s class schedule operates on a block schedule with 75-minute classes. Research suggests that longer classes and more one-on-one attention help students thoroughly understand material, and clearly understand the expectations for each class.

School Schedule – Monday – Thursday

  • Homeroom: 8:00-8:25
  • 1st/4th Period: 8:30-9:45
  • 2nd/5th Period: 9:50-11:05
  • 3rd/6th Period: 11:10-12:25
  • Lunchtime Tutoring: 12:30-1:30
  • One hour of study hall each night, with additional time on the weekend

Courses Offered

Fall/Spring Semester Courses:

  • Math: Pre-Algebra, Algebra I (Math I), Geometry (Math II), Algebra 2 (Math III), PreCalculus, Calculus
  • Science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • History: Geography, United States, World, US Government
  • English: Levels 9-12
  • Art Foundations
  • Study Strategies
  • Executive Functioning
  • Life Skills
  • Fitness for Life

Summer Term Courses:

  • Plant Biology
  • Forensics
  • Psychology
  • Mythology
  • Advanced Reading
  • Financial Literacy
  • History Through Film
  • A Brief History of Nearly Everything
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Study Strategies
  • Character Development and Leadership
  • Life Skills
  • Fitness for Life

We also allow students to choose from a variety of electives offered by Brigham Young University’s Independent Study Program for high school students. These courses are overseen by our Independent Study Coordinator

Maintain or catch up on academic endeavors

Celebrating Long-term Success

“Solstice got me through one of the hardest times in my life. I had a support group that’s huge,
between the therapists and the mentors, the other girls–all helping each other”
Veronica, finding support for relationships and adoption issues.