Course Schedules & Credits
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The Phoenix Charter Academy’s graduation requirements require that students complete a minimum of 230 high school credits, with a minimum number of credits completed within the various subject areas. Students, teachers, and parents should first determine their goals and plan courses accordingly. Below are two examples of course schedules—one schedule fulfills PCA minimum requirements while the other is a minimum requirements schedule for University of California or California State University requirements.
From tenth grade on, students are encouraged to begin taking college courses concurrently with their high school courses either to fulfill high school graduation requirements or to obtain elective credits. The following matrix shows possible course schedules for the student's high school years.