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High School Courses

The table provides general information about required courses and elective courses offered at Partnership Academy.


Additionally, please see the links to related Common Core information. Upon prearrangement, select students may also take courses at OHS or CRHS that are not offered at PA.

 



COURSES

COMMON CORE LINKS

ENGLISH


Core English Courses

  • English I* (NCFE)

  • English II* (EOC)

  • English III* (NCFE)

  • English IV* (NCFE)

Electives via APEX with prior approval:

  • Creative Writing

  • Media Literacy

  • Journalism

 

NCFE: North Carolina Final Exam

EOC: End of Course Exam

* Required for high school diploma. (Total 4 credits. 1/year.)

ELA Writing Standards, Grades 9-10

 

ELA Writing Standards, Grades 11-12

 

Reading Literature, Grades 9-10

 

Reading Literature, Grades 11-12

 

Reading Informational Texts, Grades 9-10

 

Reading Informational Texts, Grades 11-12

MATH


Core Math Courses

  • Math I (EOC)

  • Math II (NCFE)

  • Geometry (NCFE)

  • Algebra II (NCFE)

  • 4th Math (NCFE)

    • Pre-calculus

Electives via APEX with prior approval:

  • Financial Literacy

  • Liberal Arts Math

  • Mathematics of Personal Finance

  • Probability and Statistics

 

NCFE: North Carolina Final Exam

EOC: End of Course Exam

* 4 Math credits are required for high school diploma.

High School Number and Quantity Introduction

 

High School Algebra Introduction

 

High School Functions Introduction

 

High School Geometry Introduction

 

High School Statistics and Probability Introduction

SCIENCE


Core Science Courses

  • Earth/Environmental* (NCFE)

  • Biology* (EOC)

  • Physical Science* (NCFE's) Choose one:

    • Chemistry

    • Physics

    • Physical Science

Electives via APEX with prior approval:

  • Science Foundations

  • Psychology

NCFE: North Carolina Final Exam

EOC: End of Course Exam

* All are required for high school diploma (total 3 science credits).

Literacy Standards in Science & Technical Subjects, Grades 9-10

 

Literacy Standards in Science and Technical Subjects, Grades 11-12

SOCIAL STUDIES


Core Social Studies Courses

  • World History* (NCFE)

  • Civics & Economics* (NCFE)

  • American History I* (NCFE)

  • American History II* (NCFE)

 

Electives via APEX with prior approval:

  • Multicultural Studies

  • Sociology

NCFE: North Carolina Final Exam

EOC: End of Course Exam

* All are required for high school diploma.

ELA Standards in History/Social Studies, Grades 9-10

 

ELA Standards in History/Social Studies, Grades 11-12

ACADEMIC STRATEGIES


Partnership Academy Offering

  • Academic Strategies

 

Academic Strategies is offered to support select students in core subjects.

 

Teacher-made exam.

This course aligns with general Common Core skills in other subjects.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT


Partnership Academy Offering

  • Personal Development (PD)
     

One semester of PD is required of all Partnership Academy students.

Teacher-made exam.

College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Speaking and Listening

CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE)


  • TBA

 

Previous years' courses have included Multimedia and Webpage Design and Personal Finance.

 

VOCATS Exams

CTE Courses for North Carolina

ELECTIVES


 

Exams are determined by course selection.

Note: Students who attend PA by choice (via application) may request to take elective courses at their home school (OHS or CRHS) that are not offered at PA and that are offered at home school during 4th Period.


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