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American High School Curriculum

American High School emphasizes the customization of our curriculum in order to meet the academic needs of our students. We believe it is more productive for the curriculum to "fit" the student rather than trying to make the student "fit" a curriculum.

We custom-design our curriculum for over 75% of our students. This is especially important for students that are new to our system and have been exposed entirely to institutional school curriculum and teaching methods. To properly design a curriculum for your student, it is necessary for us to have an understanding of the academic "level" your student has mastered in the core subjects.

To view our standard curriculum (that is, our non-customized curriculum), select the current grades level of your student or is nearest to completing. As you view our curriculum, please keep in mind that it is considered by many to be more robust than curriculum used by many schools today. We've designed it that way intentionally! Nevertheless, we believe the material we've selected from more than 45 excellent publishers is appropriate both for its degree of challenge and motivation to the student, and for the "grade level" it represents. We prefer to SET the standard, not just meet a standard.

American High School offers:

  • AP / Honors Courses
  • career-based online courses
  • Summer School Courses (available to students 9-12)
  • Transcript with credits completed at AHS will be sent to appropriate high school.
  • Dual Credit Courses (High school + College credit)

American High School is 100% "at your pace" online school:

  • Student and parents design the schedule
  • Student decides how many course they take
  • Some students learn best when they study one course at a time
  • Some students learn best when they study all courses spread out over the course of a week
  • Can complete a grade level in a little at 4-6 months

Whether you're in Middle School or High School we offer a variety of electives to choose from. With our Middle School curriculum we allow our students to choose two electives per year. It's Not required, but can transfer into High School credits. Please see below for a list of electives offered:

  • Anatomy/Physiology
  • Anthropology
  • ART 100
  • Astronomy
  • BA: Accounting
  • BA: Business Applications
  • BA: Intro to Marketing
  • BA: Mass Communication
  • BA: Business Foundations
  • BA: Communications Principles
  • BA: Entrepreneurship
  • BA: Intro to Business
  • BA: Intro to Mass Comm
  • Botany
  • CJ: Crime Scene Technology A
  • CJ: Crime Scene Technology B
  • CJ: Intro to Criminal Justice
  • CJ: Juvenile Justice
  • Creative Writing
  • Environmental Science
  • French 2
  • French 1
  • GD: Intro to Game Industry
  • Health 100
  • HS Gastrointestinal
  • HS: Dental Assisting
  • HS: Hematology
  • HS: Intro to Nursing
  • HS: Intro to Nursing II
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • IT: Intro to Computers
  • IT: Intro to Web Design
  • IT: Word Processing
  • Music Appreciation
  • Physical Ed
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Psychology
  • SAT Prep (a no-credit course)
  • Sociology
  • Spanish I
  • Spanish II
  • Statistics
  • Stress Management 1
  • Television Production
  • Theater 100
  • Trigonometry
  • Zoology

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