Middle School

Middle School

Middle School (1)
Middle School (2)

Middle School in Hsinchu County American School (HCAS) will include fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth grades.  From the 2018-2019 academic year, the Middle School homerooms will be housed on the 3rd floor of the building. The lower Middle School includes grades 5 and 6 and upper Middle School grades includes grades 7 and 8.

Grade 5Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8
English - 5English - 6English - 7English - 8
Social Studies - 5Social Studies - 6Social Studies - 7Social Studies - 8
Mathematics - 5Mathematics - 6Mathematics - 7Mathematics - 8
General Science - 5Life Science - 6Earth Science - 7Physical Science - 8
Physical EducationPhysical EducationPhysical EducationPhysical Education
Fine Arts/ComputerFine Arts/ComputerFine Arts/ComputerFine Arts/Computer
Chinese *Chinese *Chinese *Chinese *

*Students who wish to opt out of the Chinese language must sign a waiver and designate a self-study during these hours. French and Spanish languages are offered only as a co-curricular and extra-curricular activity for Middle School.

Additional courses as electives may be added to the list.

Time Table for Middle School

TimeUpper School
8:00am ~ 9:25amBlock 1
5 minute break
9:30am ~ 10:55amBlock 2
5 minute break
11:00am ~ 12:25pmBlock 3
5 minute break
12:30pm ~ 1:10pmLunch
5 minute break
1:15pm ~ 2:00pmLaboratory
5 minute break
2:05pm ~ 3:30pmBlock 4
5 minute break
3:40pm ~ 4:30pm and beyondExtra-Curricular Activities

GRADING SCALE

Letter GradePercentagePointsPoints (AP Classes)
A+98 - 1004.34.8
A93 - 974.04.5
A-90 - 923.74.2
B+88 - 893.33.8
B83 - 873.03.5
B-80 - 822.73.2
C+78 - 792.32.8
C73 - 772.02.5
C-70 - 721.72.2
D+68 - 691.31.8
D63 - 671.01.5
D-60 - 620.71.2
F0 - 5900

Middle School Handbook-HCAS