New Collegiate Partnership with Central High School Advanced Student Learning

Phoenix City, Ala. In the coming school year, a selection of dual enrollment courses for high school students will be made through the new collegiate partnership. Phenix City Schools partnered with five colleges for the 2022 to 2023 school year: Chattahoochee Valley Community College, Auburn University, University of Alabama, Troy University, and Alabama State University.

These partnerships create additional learning opportunities for students interested in gaining college credit and gaining more challenging academic experience. Some of these options are also open to Central Freshman Academy. In addition to the new Dual Enrollment Course, students may be admitted to the new Advanced Placement (AP) course. Central High School now offers 12 AP courses, such as AP World History, AP Environmental Science, and AP Macroeconomics. New teachers will be AP-trained to teach AP courses and receive three Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or 30 hours of professional education credit.

These new courses and learning aids in Central High School curriculum add to the long list of extracurricular and extracurricular activities. Central High School currently offers 14 career and technical education classes at its CTE Academy and more than 40 clubs and organizations.

“Phoenix City Schools strives to give all Red Devils every possible opportunity after high school to help them succeed in their chosen path,” said Rachel Peters, director of secondary curriculum and instruction. “Allowing more dual enrollment partnerships and AP course offers completes that for our college-bound students. Combined with our career and technical education opportunities, we now have a variety of options that can meet the needs of each student, even with limited financial circumstances, “he continued.

“Every student deserves every opportunity to learn new skills and gain experience. Our high school program prepares students for college, technical and trade schools and the workforce. Strengthening our dual enrollment and AP programs provides direct service to our students who are actively seeking early advancement in their college studies, “said Superintendent Randy Wilkes.

About PCS
Phenix City Schools offers a complete, one-of-a-kind education for all students up to 12th grade. The goal is to prepare all students for a career and / or college through research-based learning, innovative resources, and an learning environment that will have immediate and future social impact.

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