Graduation Plans and Special Courses
The school district’s philosophy provides for an educational system designed to meet the individual needs of the student population. To meet these needs, several graduation plans and special programs are available to the students: Advanced Placement, Pre-AP, Dual Credit (ASU & Howard College), Technical Dual Credit, Tech Prep Articulated Courses, Correspondence Courses, and Credit by Exam.
- Graduation Plans: Foundation with Endorsement; Distinguished Foundation with Endorsement
- Advanced Placement (AP) courses are offered in English Language, English Literature, Calculus, Statistics, Computer Science, Computer Science Principles, Biology, Chemistry, Physics I, Physics II, Environmental Science, Human Geography, World History, U.S. History, Government, Economics, Psychology, Spanish Language, Drawing, 2-D Art and 3-D Art.
- In order to prepare students for AP level courses, Central offers several Pre-AP courses including, English I, English II, Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, Biology, Chemistry, World Geography, World History, French II, French III, Spanish II and Spanish III.
- Academic Dual Credit courses offered on campus (in coordination with Howard College and Angelo State University) include English III, English IV, Contemporary Math, College Algebra, Biology II, Physics I, Physics II, US History, Government, and Economics.
- Junior and Senior students also have the opportunity to go to Angelo State University and/or Howard College campuses to attend a wide variety of Dual Credit Courses.
- Technical Dual Credit and Tech Prep courses offered on the CHS campus include Livestock Production; Wildlife, Fisheries & Ecology; Small Animal Management; Veterinary Medical Application; Agriculture Mechanics and Metal Technology; Agriculture Mechanics I-II; Construction Technology I-II; 3-D Animation I-II; Audio Video Production I-II; Business Information Management I-II; Business Law; Business Management; Career Preparation I-II; Human Growth and Development; Instructional Practices in Education & Training I-II; Accounting I-II; Financial Analysis; Banking and Financial Services; Health Science I-II; Culinary Arts I-II; Nutrition & Wellness; Child Development; Cosmetology I-II; Digital & Interactive Media; Computer Technician I-II; CISCO Internetworking; Criminal Justice I-II; Fashion Design; Interior Design; Social Media Marketing; Fashion Marketing; Sports & Entertainment Marketing; HVAC I-II; Collision Repair & Refinishing I-II; Auto Tech I-II; Robotics I-II
- Correspondence courses and Credit-by-Exams (through Texas Tech Extended Studies), as well as Texas Virtual School courses are available to students for acceleration or remediation purposes.