HIGH SCHOOL


The high school course of study is designed to develop the learning skills, in all subject areas, in preparation for college. 

Academics – Faith Outreach Academy is an accredited institution and offers students the opportunity to complete a standard high school diploma, qualify for Bright Futures™ and other scholarships, complete Dual Enrollment  courses, and seek admissions at any college or university desired.


Dual Enrollment Program – Faith Outreach Academy offers concurrent college credit through a partnership with Hillsborough Community College (HCC), located in Tampa, Florida. The dual-enrollment courses are taught by college professors at HCC and students also have the ability to take courses online with Hillsborough Community. Students are able to earn high school credit as well as college credits concurrently.  Because HCC is an accredited school, these credits can be transferred to any college or university after graduation. There is no college tuition costs to the students taking these courses.

THE COURSE OF STUDY IS AS FOLLOWS:

REQUIRED COURSES

As of April 2010, the state of Florida requires that the following requirements be met in order for a student to graduate from high school:

  • 4 credits English

  • 4 credits Mathematics (one of which must be Algebra I or its equivalent, Geometry or its equivalent, and Algebra II)

  • 3 credits Science(two of which must have lab, Biology and Chemistry or Physics)

  • 3 credits Social Studies(1 credit World History, 1 credit American History, .5 credit Government and .5 credit Economics)

  • 1 credit Fine Arts or Performing Arts(may include speech and debate, or practical arts)

  • 1 credit Physical Education(to include the integration of health)

  • 8 credits Electives

  • Must take at least one of the required courses online through the virtual education program.

  • 2 credits Foreign Language(Not required for high school graduation, but required for admission into state universities)

A total of 24 credits are required to graduate.  In addition, students must have A cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.