Academic Departments


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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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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Interdisciplinary Studies

The Interdisciplinary Studies Department supports Madeira’s mission to launch women who change the world by providing opportunities for students to develop the knowledge and skills to help them navigate and take charge of their lives in high school and beyond.

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World Languages

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

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Co-Curriculum is an essential part of Madeira’s mission of launching women who will change the world and a graduation requirement.

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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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Every student must choose a D Block activity in which to participate and there are many to choose from.

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