Academics

The Empowerment Academy offers students the core content classes required for graduation.  

CURRICULUM OFFERINGS

Courses preceded by the pound sign (#) have been designated for ​students requiring a more individualized pace​. 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.

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)

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

SCIENCE
Earth Science
Biology
*Advanced Biology
Biology II
Chemistry
*Advanced Chemistry
*Advanced Physics
*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

Electives provided at our site as follows:  personal finance and Physical Education.

HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION
General Physical Education
Elective Physical Education
Driver Education/Health
Health & Family Living

SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
Students eligible to receive special services through an IEP or 504 plan receive instruction in the regular education setting while receiving their accommodations in a small group, individualized classroom setting.

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.  Click here for inquiries regarding this policy.