High School Planning & Guidance

Recognizing each student's college and professional aspirations differ, Prince Avenue offers three diploma classifications: College Prep with Distinction, College Prep and General.

SCHEDULING POWER POINT 2017

Prince Avenue Christian School Diplomas

College Prep Diploma with Distinction

  • At least 28 credits are required
  • At least 3 courses (3 credits) must be any combination of the following: Advanced Placement, Dual Enrollment, or a third or fourth year of foreign language
  • The credits required for a College Preparatory diploma are as follows:
    • 4 credits of English
    • 4 credits of Science (three of which must be lab sciences)
    • 4 credits of Math (CP level or higher)- Students must be enrolled in Math all four years of high school.
    • 4 credits of Bible
    • 4 credits of Social Studies (must include World History, US History, Govt. /Ecn.)
    • 1 credit of Health/P.E.
    • 2 credits of the same Foreign Language*
    • 4.5 elective credits (3 must be from Fine Arts, Academics, or Athletics)
    • 0.5 credit for Speech

College Prep Diploma:

  • At least 27 credits are required
  • The credits required for a College Preparatory diploma are as follows:
    • 4 credits of English
    • 4 credts of Science (three of which must be lab sciences)
    • 4 units of Math (CP level or higher)- Students must be enrolled in Math all four years of high school courses) - Students must be enrolled in Math all four years of high school.
    • 4 credits of Bible
    • 4 credits of Social Studies
    • 1 credits of Health/P.E.
    • 2 credits of the same Foreign Language
    • 3.5 elective credits (2 will be from Fine Arts, Academics, or Athletics)
    • 0.5 credit for Speech

General Diploma:

  • At least 24 credits are required
  • The credits required for a general high school diploma are as follows:
  • 4 credits of English
  • 3 credits of Math
  • 3 credits of Science
  • 3 credits of Social Studies
  • 1 credit of Health/P.E.
  • 4 credits of Bible
  • 5.5 elective credits (3 will be will be Fine Arts, Academic, or Athletic )
  • 0.5 credit for Speech

Carnegie Units (credits) may be earned by:

  • Passing classes at PACS
  • College dual enrollment
  • Transferring from another accredited school
  • PACS approved directed studies
  • Approved online courses
  • Home school credits accepted by the PACS Administration

No "first impulse courses” may be taken for credit without prior permission from the administration (first impulse course = course taken at another institution which PACS offers on campus).