The Upper School expands and further refines the programs initiated in the earlier years. Working closely together, the faculty provides the strong curricular continuity that is the hallmark of an outstanding college preparatory school. Piedmont offers Honors classes at all levels and Advanced Placement (AP) courses in a variety of subject areas, including Biology, Chemistry, Calculus, English, United States History,World History, United States Government, European History and Studio Art. Exceptional students are allowed to take courses above grade level, while small, even individual, classes provide fourth year foreign language study to interested students.
Enriching the traditional college preparatory curriculum are electives and independent study. Cultural and scientific field trips regularly enhance course study.