Academics

The curriculum offered by both Lynchburg City high schools consists of college preparatory, general, and special education courses, as well as career tech and cooperative education programs.

CURRICULUM OFFERINGS
Courses preceded by the pound sign (#) have been designated for academically slower-paced students. Those preceded by an asterisk (*) are intended to offer the greatest challenge; among these are 19 advanced placement courses & 6 dual enrollment courses offered through CVCC that give college credit for successful completion. Students can also take Virtual AP courses that are not presently offered in the curriculum/classroom.

ART
Art 1
Advanced Art 2
Painting
Advanced Painting
Digital Photography
Commercial Art
Drawing
Sculpture 1 & 2
*AP Art History
*AP Portfolio Art

BUSINESS EDUCATION
Business Management
Business Law
Keyboarding
Keyboarding Applications
Finance

DRAMA
Exploring Drama/Acting
Exploring Drama/Theatre
Acting I & II
Technical Theatre I & II
Musical Theater Dance
Playwriting/Directing
History Musical Theatre
Costuming

ENGLISH
World Literature & Composition (9 & 10)
American Literature & Composition (11)
English Literature & Composition (12)
*Advanced World Literature & Composition (9 & 10)
*Advanced American Literature & Composition (11)
*Advanced English Literature & Composition (12)
*AP Language & Composition (11)
*AP English Literature (12)
*Dual Enrollment College Composition

FOREIGN LANGUAGE
French I, II, III, *IV
*AP French V
Spanish I, II, III, *IV
*AP Spanish V
German I, II, III, *IV
*AP German V
Latin I, II, III, IV(Literature)
*AP Latin Vergil

HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION
General Physical Education
Elective Physical Education
Driver Education/Health
Health & Family Living
Weight Training
Athletic Training 1 & 2

MATHEMATICS
Algebra 1
Algebra 2
#Algebra 1, Part 2
Geometry
Trigonometry
*Algebra 2/Geometry
*Geometry/Trigonometry
*Math Analysis
Algebra Function/Data Analysis
*AP Calculus AB & BC
*AP Statistics
*Dual Enrollment Precalculus/Applied Calculus

MUSIC
Concert Band
Orchestra I, II
Percussion Ensemble
Jazz Ensemble
Wind Ensemble
Chorus I, II

OTHER ELECTIVES
Student Assistant
Yearbook
Elementary Student Assistant
Independent Study
English Second Language
Teachers for Tomorrow
Study Hall

JR ROTC
Air Force ROTC I, II, III, IV
ROTC/PE Drill

SCIENCE
Earth Science
Computer Applications
Biology
*Advanced Biology
Biology II
Computer Programming I, II
Chemistry
*Advanced Chemistry
*Advanced Physics
*Dual Enroll College Biology
*AP Physics
*AP Chemistry
*AP Biology

SOCIAL STUDIES
World History & Geography 1 & 2
*Adv World Hist & Geog 1 & 2
American History
*Adv American History
U.S. Government
*Adv U.S. Government
*AP World History
*AP American History
*AP US & Comparative Government

SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
Students eligible to receive special services through an IEP or 504 plan receive instruction in the regular education setting, through
co-taught classes or in self-contained classes. Resource classes are available for student support.

TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
Basic Technical Drawing
Engineering Drafting
Architectural Drafting
*Dual Enroll Adv Nuclear Techn

TRADE & INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION (students meet multiple periods over a 2 year period, in most cases)
Auto Body Repair I, II
Automotive Services I, II
Building Trades I, II
Cosmetology I, II
Medical Assisting I, II
Dental Careers I, II
Computer Systems I, II
Manufacturing Systems
Health Occupations
Precision Machines I
Intro to Cooperative Tech Educ (ICT)
*Dual Enroll Adv Machines II
Adv ICT
*Dual Enroll Adv EMT Basic

WORK AND FAMILY STUDIES
Culinary Arts I & II (2 period)
Culinary Art (semester)
Early Child Development (2 period)
Child Development (semester)

CENTRAL VIRGINIA GOVERNOR’S SCHOOL FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLGY
Approximately 16-20 Juniors and Seniors attend CVGS (located at HHS). Students are instructed 3 periods daily in math, science, and technology.
*Research
*College Computer Science
*Math Analysis
*College Calculus (DE)
*Physics
*College Math
*College Biology (DE)
*Senior Technology Seminar
*Linear Algebra/Vector Calculus

 

# Basic Courses
* Advanced/AP classes

The Lynchburg City School System does not discriminate in admission or access or treatment or employment in its educational programs, services, or activities based on race, color, national origin, sex, handicapped, or age in accordance with state and federal laws.  Inquiries regarding this policy may be directed to the Assistant Superintendent for Staff Development & Personnel Services, P.O. Box 1599, Lynchburg, VA 24505-1599, (434) 522-1420.