Graduation

Twin Peaks Charter Academy High School Graduation Requirements

Course Offerings

Twin Peaks High School is a Classical Education college preparatory school that offers:

  • Tailored collegiate planning for every student, beginning in 9th grade
  • Rigorous academics offering science, arts, humanities, and technology
  • A well rounded high school experience with a smaller student body and class size where all students are known, valued, and challenged to be their personal best
  • A college preparatory program with Advanced Placement options designed to meet or exceed selective college requirements using the framework of Classical Education
  • An AP Program that recognizes students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement through AP courses and exam grades. AP students can qualify for the following awards: AP Scholar, AP Scholar with Honors, and AP Scholar with Distinction 
2014-2015 HS Course Catalog

Diplomas

TPCA high school offers two diplomas, classical and honors, reflecting different course credits. All of our courses are valued at 0.5 to 1.0 credits.  

 

Classical Diploma

Honors Diploma

Course

(credits)

(credits)

Literature/English

4.5

4.5

Social Studies

4.5

4.5

Mathematics

3.0

4.0

Science

3.0

3.0

Physical Education

1.0

1.0

Practical Arts (Technology)

0.5

0.5

Fine Arts (Music & Art)

1.0

2.0

Health

0.5

0.5

Foreign Language

3.0
 (or complete a level 4) 

 3.0
 (or complete a level 4) 

General Electives

3.0

2.0

Sum

24.0

25.0

Service Learning

Service learning is an integral part of our high school experience. As a requirement for graduation, each student is required to log a total of 100 hours of service in the community organization of his or her choice. Service learning days are scheduled twice a year (one per semester) so that faculty and staff can actively model this component of citizenship for students. It also leads to great team building. For students entering TPCA HS after their freshmen year, service learning hours are prorated to 25 hours per year.

College Visits

Representatives from the following colleges and universities will visit TPCA throughout the year to answer your questions.