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Academic Information

Graduation Requirements
All students will graduate from PCHS with at least 24 credits. Course requirements include:

CreditsSubject
4English
4Math (at least one course beyond Algebra II)
4Science (including Biology, Earth Science, and a Physical Science)
4Social Studies (including World History, Civics & Economics and US
History)
3World Language (at least 1 year of Latin)
1Fine Art
1Logic (10th grade)
1Rhetoric (12 grade)
1PE / Art
1Elective

Additionally, students can opt to take a Study Hall period during the day, which will not count toward credit or GPA.

Grading Scale
PCHS will use the following grading scale across all classes
GradeLowHigh
A90100
B8089
C7079
D6069
F<= 59

2018-2019 Projected Course Listing
The table below lists the courses that PCHS anticipates offering during the 2018-2019 school year. As our student population grows, our course offerings will also grow.

SubjectStandardHonorsAP
English I (9th grade)YesYesNo
English II (10th grade)YesYesNo
English III (11th grade)YesYesYes
English IVYesYesYes
Foundations of Algebra IYesNoNo
Algebra I YesYesNo
Foundations of Geometry YesNoNo
GeometryYesYesNo
Algebra IIYesYesNo
Discrete MathematicsYesNoNo
Pre-CalculusNoYesNo
Calculus ABNoNoYes
Calculus BCNoNoYes
StatisticsNoNoYes
Anatomy and PhysiologyNoYesNo
ForensicsYesNoNo
BiologyYesYesYes
ChemistryYesYesYes
Physical ScienceYesNoNo
AstronomyYesNoNo
Earth / Environmental ScienceNoYesYes
World HistoryYesYesYes
Civics and EconomicsYesYesNo
American HistoryYesYesYes
European HistoryNoNoYes
GovernmentNoNoYes
Human GeographyNoNoYes
PsychologyNoNoYes
Latin IYesNoNo
Latin IIYesNoNo
Latin IIINoYesNo
Latin IVNoYesNo
Spanish IYesNoNo
Spanish IIYesNoNo
Spanish IIINoYesNo
Spanish IVNoYesNo
Health and Physical Education IYesNoNo
Advanced Physical EducationYesNoNo
BandYesNoNo
Intro to Music TheoryYesNoNo
ChorusYesYesNo
Theater IYesNoNo
Theater IIYesNoNo
Film HistoryYesNoNo
PhotographyYesNoNo
Art AppreciationYesNoNo
Art IYesNoNo
Art IIYesNoNo
Art IIINoYesNo
Art IV Studio Art/ DrawingNoNoYes
Yearbook YesNoNo
Journalism YesNoNo

2018-2019 Course Descriptions
Note: Courses are "Prospective"
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