Academic Departments

Madeira’s academic departments are organized traditionally by discipline. However, faculty collaboration across departments results in innovative courses and approaches to teaching.


Courses on American, British and world literature through the AP level to develop advanced skills in reading, critical thinking, writing, and oral communication.

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Analysis of the present through the past in the areas of world history, U.S. history, European history, Economics, and special electives are also offered.

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World Languages

Courses in French, Spanish, and Latin from introductory language through the AP level.

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From Algebra I, Geometry, or Algebra II through multivariable calculus and linear algebra for the most advanced students.

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Biology, chemistry, environmental science, and physics integrated with math, computer programming, and engineering concepts.

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Studio art and ceramics; drama and dance; film and photography; music ensembles and private lessons.

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Interscholastic team sports, equestrian, and fitness classes.

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