A = First half of course (.5 credit); B
= Second half of course (.5 credit); Y = Full course (1 credit) 
Mathematics 
Course Number 
Course Name & Description 
Prerequisites 
27.3971096 (A) 27.3971097 (B) 27.3971099
(Y) 
CCGPS Coordinate Algebra formalizes and
extend the mathematics that students learned in the middle
grades. The critical areas, organized into units, deepen and
extend understanding of linear relationships, in part by
contrasting them with exponential phenomena, and in part by
applying linear models to data that exhibit a linear trend.
Coordinate Algebra uses algebra to deepen and extend
understanding of geometric knowledge from prior grades. The
final unit in the course ties together the algebraic and
geometric ideas studied. The Mathematical Practice Standards
apply throughout each course and, together with the content
standards, prescribe that students experience mathematics as a
coherent, useful, and logical subject that makes use of their
ability to make sense of problem situations. 
Math 8 
27.3972096 (A) 27.3972097 (B) 27.3972099
(Y)

CCGPS Analytic Geometry is organized into the
following areas: Similarity, congruence, & proofs; right
triangle trigonometry; circles & volumes; extending the number
system; quadratic functions; modeling with geometry;
applications of probability 
CCGPS Coordinate Algebra

27.3973096 (A)
27.3973097 (B) 27.3973099 (Y) 
CCGPS Advanced Algebra
has the students pull together and apply the accumulation of
learning that they have from their previous courses, with
content grouped into six critical areas, organized into units.
They apply methods from probability and statistics to draw
inferences and conclusions from data. Students expand their
repertoire of functions to include polynomial, rational, and
radical functions. They expand their study of right triangle
trigonometry to model periodic phenomena. And, finally, students
bring together all of their experience with functions and
geometry to create models and solve contextual problems. The
Mathematical Practice Standards apply throughout each course
and, together with the content standards, prescribe that
students experience mathematics as a coherent, useful, and
logical subject that makes use of their ability to make sense of
problem situations. 
CCGPS Analytic Geometry 
27.3975096 (A) 27.3975097 (B) 27.3975099 (Y) 
CCGPS Accelerated Coordinate Algebra/Analytic
Geometry formalizes and extend the mathematics that
students learned in the middle grades. The critical areas,
organized into units, deepen and extend understanding of linear
relationships, in part by contrasting them with exponential
phenomena, and in part by applying linear models to data that
exhibit a linear trend. Coordinate Algebra uses algebra to
deepen and extend understanding of geometric knowledge from
prior grades. The next unit in the course ties together the
algebraic and geometric ideas studied. Transformations on the
coordinate plane provide opportunities for the formal study of
congruence and similarity. The study of similarity leads to
an understanding of right triangle trigonometry and connects to
quadratics through Pythagorean relationships. The study of
circles uses similarity and congruence to develop basic
theorems relating circles and lines and rounds out the course.
The Mathematical Practice Standards apply throughout each
course and, together with the content standards, prescribe that
students experience mathematics as a coherent, useful, and
logical subject that makes use of their ability to make sense
of problem situations. 
Math 8




27.3976096 (A) 27.3976097 (B) 27.3976099
(Y) 
CCGPS Accelerated Analytic Geometry/Advanced Algebra
is the second in the sequence of mathematics courses designed to
ensure that students are prepared to take higher level
mathematics courses during their high school career, including
Advanced Placement Calculus AB, Advanced Placement Calculus BC,
and Advanced Placement Statistics. 




27.3623096 (A) 27.3623097 (B) 27.3623043
(Y) 
GPS Advanced Algebra is the third course in a sequence of courses designed to provide
students with a rigorous program of study in mathematics. It
includes exponential and logarithmic functions, matrices,
polynomial functions of higher degree, conic sections, and
normal distributions.

GPS Algebra and GPS Geometry 



27.3430096 (A) 27.3430097 (B)
27.3430099 (Y) 
GPS Advanced Algebra Support  see description
above 
GPS Algebra and GPS Geometry 



27.3830096 (A) 27.3830097 (B) 27.3830099
(Y) 
Mathematics III: Advanced Algebra / Statistics
is the third in the sequence of secondary mathematics courses
designed to ensure that students are college and work ready. It
requires students to: • analyze polynomial functions of
higher degree; • explore logarithmic functions as inverses
of exponential functions; • solve a variety of equations and
inequalities numerically, algebraically, and graphically; •
use matrices and linear programming to represent and solve
problems; • use matrices to represent and solve problems
involving vertexedge graphs; • investigate the
relationships between lines and circles; • recognize,
analyze, and graph the equations of conic sections; •
investigate planes and spheres; • solve problems by
interpreting a normal distribution as a probability
distribution; and • design and conduct experimental and
observational studies. 
Successful completion
of Math II or GPS Geometry




27.3460096 (A) 27.3460097 (B) 27.3460099
(Y) 
Mathematics III Support: See descriptions
above 
Math II or GPS Geometry 
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Language Arts 
Course Number 
Course Name & Description 
Prerequisites 
23.3660096 (A)
23.3660097 (B)
23.3660099 (Y)

Ninth Grade Lit/Comp is a college prep class
which integrates composition, grammar and literature. It covers
the writing process: The development of vocabulary, speaking,
listening and researching skills will also be included. 
None 



23.3630096 (A)
23.3630097 (B)
23.3630099 (Y)

Tenth Grade Literature/Composition is a college
prep course which has a balance of literary genres, essay development
and grammar. The development of vocabulary, speaking, listening
and research skills will be included. 
1 unit English Credit 



23.3510096 (A)
23.3510097 (B)
23.3510099 (Y)

American Literature/Composition is a college
prep class which surveys American works and authors and will
provide writing experiences related to the interpretation of
literature. Grammar, vocabulary development, listening, speaking
and research will also be included. 
1 or 2 Units English Credit Depending on local
school sequence 



23.3520096 (A)
23.3520097 (B)
23.3520099 (Y)

British Literature/Composition is a college
prep course which surveys British works and authors and provides
writing experiences related to the interpretations of literature.
Grammar, vocabulary development, listening, speaking and research
will also be included. 
23 Units English Credit depending on local school 



23.3670096 (A) 23.3670097 (B) 23.3670099
(Y) 
Multicultural Lit/Comp A, B & Y focuses on
world literature by and about people of diverse ethnic
backgrounds. Students explore themes of linguistic and cultural
diversity by comparing, contrasting, analyzing, and critiquing
writing styles and universal themes. The students write
expository, analytical, and response essays. A research
component is critical. The students observe and listen
critically and respond appropriately to written and oral
communication. Conventions are essential for reading, writing,
and speaking. Instruction in language conventions will,
therefore, occur within the context of reading, writing, and
speaking rather than in isolation. The students understand and
acquire new vocabulary and use it correctly in reading, writing,
and speaking.

1 unit English Credit
Grades 10 – 12 



23.3630008 (A)
23.3630009 (B)
23.3630011 (Y)

World Lit/Comp is a college prep course,
which surveys the words of the early literature of the world
through the present day. Skills in literary analysis and critical
thinking are stressed. Literary terms, vocabulary study, composition
techniques and parallel readings will be incorporated. 
13 Units English Credit 
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Science 
Course Number 
Course Name & Description 
Prerequisites 
40.3321096 (A)
40.3321097 (B)
40.3321099 (Y)

Astronomy is the study of the matter and
energy beyond the earth's atmosphere and the relationship between
the earth and that matter and energy. Topics include the structure
and origin of planets and planetesmals, stars, galaxies and
galaxy clusters, dark matter, the edge of the universe, and
the energy of the universe. 
1 Unit of Science 



26.3120096 (A)
26.3120097 (B)
26.3120099
(Y)

Biology I is a recommended course in which the students
will learn and understand biological functions and systems on
the molecular, cellular, systemic, and environmental levels.
Students will also be able to implement applications of
biological processes to everyday situations. 
None 



40.3110096 (A)
40.3110097 (B)
40.3110099 (Y)

Physical Science is a course designed to
give the student a basic introduction to the nature of chemistry
and physics. Concepts are reinforced by appropriate laboratory
activities, mathematical solutions, historical perspectives
and everyday technological applications. 

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Social Studies 
Course Number 
Course Name & Description 
Prerequisites 
45.3160092 (A) 45.3160093 (B)
45.3160095 (Y)

Advanced Placement Psychology is a college
level survey course with study in Learning Theory, Abnormal
Behavior, and Social Psychology. Extensive reading,
writing, and statistical analysis are required by students.
Gifted Psychology or Psychology is a recommended prerequisite.

None
Not Offered in Summer Term
Fall Term: Section A and Y
only
Spring Term: Section B and Y only 



45.3610098 
Principles of Economics (.5 Unit) is a study
of fundamental concepts and essential elements of the market
economic system in a problem/issues orientation. Focus areas
include opportunity costs and scarcity, supply/demand analysis,
competitive markets, macroeconomics measurement, business cycles,
inflation, unemployment, monetary and fiscal policies, and international
trade. 
US History 



45.3570098 
American Government (.5 unit) is a study
of the local, state, and federal governmental functions. Citizenship
rights and responsibilities are emphasized. Focus areas include
development of our political system, federalism, civil liberties,
political parties, political theory and comparative government.
Also, the functions of our executive, legislative, and judicial
branches of govt. will be studied. 
US History 



45.3810096 (A) 45.3810097 (B)
45.3810099 (Y)

U. S. History is a survey of the development
of the United States from discovery through the present. The
purpose of this course is to increase knowledge, awareness,
and appreciation of America’s social, political, and economic
evolvement from colonization to its current position as a world
leader. The student will also be encouraged to think independently. 
None 
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Health/ Physical Education 
Course Number 
Course Name & Description 
Prerequisites 
17.3110098 
Health (.5 Unit) provides a direct and
factual approach to health education that is practical, personal,
and positive. Health topics include safety, drug education,
nutrition, personal health, growth and development building
selfesteem and relationship skills. By acquiring the knowledge,
attitudes, and skills necessary to a healthful life, students
learn to take responsibilities for their own health.

None 



36.3510098 
Personal Fitness (.5 units) is designed to help students
understand why exercise and fitness are important in developing
a healthy and active lifestyle. The course emphasizes successful
strategies for maintaining good cardiovascular endurance,
flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance and body
composition. It will follow a conceptual approach dealing with
the following topics: the nature of fitness, assessing
individual fitness, developing and maintaining a lifelong
fitness program, and developing an appreciation for efficient
movement by viewing it as both an art and a science. Fitness
progress and assessments will be made utilizing POLAR Heart Rate
Monitor technology to determine cardiovascular fitness levels
and their relation to the individuals target heart rate zone.
Please see
technical
requirements.
The Polar Heart Rate Monitor software is NOT
compatible with the Macintosh Operating
System. 
None 