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Academies of Louisville

The academies at Pleasure Ridge Park High School allow students to connect what they are learning in the classroom to the real world through a subject that interests them. The academies offer a new kind of educational experience - a shift from traditional techniques and environments to deeper learning and transition readiness for college, career and life. Every student recieves a personalized experience within a supportive environment. Each academy has a dedicated principal, counselor and a core group of teachers. The academies provide a foundation for students to learn academics through the lens of a career theme. All freshman will be a part of the freshman academy and complete the career seminar course to make their decision on which academy and pathway they choose to pursue. The academies and pathways PRP offers are below.

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Graduation Requirements

Students must earn 22 credits to graduate

English - 4 credits Health / PE - 1 Credit Math - 3 credits
English 1 (1)
English 2 (1)
English 3 (1)
English 4 (1)
Health (.5)
PE (.5)
Algebra 1 (1)
Geometry (1)
Algebra 2 (1)
Senior Math (1)
Humaities - 1 Credit Science - 3 credits Social Sudies - 3 Credits
Visual and Performing Arts (1)
Integrated Science 1/1A or Physics (1)
Integrated Science 2/1B or
Chemistry (1)
Biology (1)
Survey of Soc. Studies
or Pol.Sc. / Econ. or Exploring Civics (1)
World Civilization (1)
US History (1)
  Electives - 7 credits  
 
You Choose!
 

Also if you plan on Graduating with an Honors or Advanced Program diploma you must acquire the following to gradate:

**2 credits / years of foreign language is erquired to go to college regardless of your program of study or diploma.

Honors Program

1. 13 of the 22 credits above must be Honors level (2 of which must be taken during your senior year)

2. 2 credits of your electives must be a Foreign Language (2 years of the same language)

3. Must have acumulative Grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Advanced Program

1. 12 of the 22 credits above must be Advance Level (2 of which must be taken during your senior year)

2. 2 credits of your electives must be a Foreign Language (2 years of the same language)

3. Must have acumulative Grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

 

 

Last Updated: 9/22/16


 

Academic Grades

The assignment of letter grades for regular education classes will be based on the following numerical averages:

A 90-100%
B 80-89%
c 70-79%
D

60-69%

U Below 60%