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High School Curriculum


The curriculum at C/A is structured to provide academic rigor and challenge for students in alignment with our college preparatory focus, while still providing the executive functioning support and differentiated instruction that students need.

High School students have a variety of courses from which to choose to fulfill credit and diploma requirements.

  • Honors components are available in all English and History courses, most Science and Spanish courses, and some Math courses.
  • C/A also offers AP Calculus AB and BC, AP Computer Programming and AP Physics
  • Students who are interested in exploring a particular discipline in more depth can challenge themselves by earning a Diploma Certificate along with their Standard or Advanced Diploma.
Sample Course Offerings

English: English 9, English 10, English 11 and English 12

History: World History I (9), World History II (10), US /VA History (11), US /VA Government (12)

Writing: Writing 9, Writing 10, Writing 11 and Writing 12

Math: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, Calculus (Honors), Linear Algebra (Honors), Statistics

Science: Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Anatomy, Environmental Science, Biochemistry

Languages*: Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III, Spanish IV (Honors), Latin (online)

PE/Health: PE includes a variety of sports, such as flag football, soccer, basketball, volleyball, floor hockey, whiffle ball, ultimate Frisbee, and others. Health topics relate to making healthy life choices.

Electives: Beginning Art, Advanced Art, Computer Programming I, Computer Programming II, Computer Programming III; Design I, Design II and Design III, Music, Psychology

* Students with a modern language waiver may substitute a sequence of approved computer programming and related courses