• Principal's Message


    The Program of Studies is published annually as a catalog of courses offered at Marlborough High School. It provides detailed information to support students and families with choosing courses. Please take the time to read through the Program of Studies and consult with your teachers, guidance counselor, and parent(s) or guardian(s) to make informed decisions as you progress toward meeting the graduation requirements of Marlborough High School. 


    Marlborough High School offers different types of courses designed to stimulate your curiosity, challenge your thinking, and promote your development as a 21st-century learner. This variety of course options can provide you with a comprehensive academic experience while supporting your growth towards college and career. Choose courses that allow you to balance academic expectations with additional opportunities through our many clubs, activities, and athletic teams.  


    In the spring, students in grades 8 through 11 will select courses for the upcoming school year. Course offerings and staffing are determined using student requests generated through the course selection process. This scheduling process only occurs once a year so it is critical that you choose your classes thoughtfully. Changes to student schedules can be difficult to make after classes are selected and scheduled. Please note, our scheduling process also occurs concurrently with the district’s budgeting process. Some of the courses in this program of studies may be modified or may not be offered as a result of student requests and/or budgetary changes. 


    On behalf of our entire faculty, we look forward to working with you this school year. In addition to a complete MassCore trajectory, we have many other offerings including an extensive Advanced Placement (AP) program, tuition-free college classes offered through our early college program, credentialing pathways like our EMT program, interdisciplinary project-based learning through our freshman and sophomore teaming model, and Virtual High School courses. Take advantage of these opportunities to create a schedule that challenges you academically, broadens your horizons, and makes Marlborough High School the very best experience for you.  



    Daniel J. Riley, Ed.D.

    MHS Principal






    Marlborough High School is a respectful and comprehensive 21st-century learning environment. We communicate effectively, think critically, collaborate productively, and solve problems efficiently. We provide equal access to educational rigor and commit to success for all students.