The Yeshiva’s General Studies Program is designed to develop critical thinking and careful written and oral expression. Thus, upon graduation, a bochur is well prepared to succeed in the business world or pursue further education.
In Mathematics, after ensuring that each student is comfortable with basic arithmetic, bochurim study Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II with Trigonometry. Gifted students have the opportunity to select Differential and even Integral Calculus, as well.
The English course of study emphasizes literature, grammar, vocabulary and expository writing. These aspects are studied separately and then incorporated into an integrated curriculum.
The History program covers U.S. History from pre-Revolution to the present as well as European History in 12th Grade. Students gain an understanding of the major historical, geographic, societal, political and economic forces that have shaped American History and the world.
During 9th and 10th grades, students learn to appreciate the beauty and wonder of biological systems. The curriculum is designed to prepare for the SAT II in Biology. The physical sciences are covered in the upper grades with Chemistry and then Physics.
In 9th grade, Geography class provides the background for spatial comprehension of the map. Foreign Language instruction in Spanish rounds out the General Studies Program. This two-year course is offered beginning in 11th grade.
Interested students are offered college planning guidance and preparation. Yeshiva is also an authorized Sunday test center for the SAT I and SAT II exams.
Yeshiva of New Haven is privileged to participate in a unique program affording qualified upperclassman the opportunity to take courses at Yale University without additional cost. These classes, taken under the direction and supervision of the Yeshiva administration and with specific parental consultation, are regular Yale classes and students can receive an official Yale transcript upon course completion.