FRESNO CALIFORNIA ACADEMY
Choose your own path to succeed. Study on campus or online and finish your high school in 2-3 years, 100% Accredited.
In planning a course of study, consult with your advisors, speak with current teachers for placement recommendations, review the course of study guide for updated requirements, and complete your four-year academic planning guide. Rising seniors should also consult with their college counsellors.
Balance your experience with a well-rounded approach
Strengthen your weaker areas, and develop your more confident ones
Provide growth and exploration opportunities as well as opportunities to take risks.
Your yearly course choices must match the learning path you are on, based on your four-year plan.
Graduation Requirements in FCA:
Academic Credits: 21 (1 year-long course = 1 credit)
Students need also fulfil departmental requirements:
English: 4 credits
Mathematics: 3 credits
Science: 3 credits of lab sciences, including Biology
History & Social Science: 2 credits, including US History and Civics
Modern & Classical Language: 2 credits, through Level 3 of a language.
Arts: 2 credits in any combination of Music or Visual Arts
Elective Courses: 5 credits in any combination of courses from any department, excluding required courses
Community Service: 40 hours, prior to beginning the Senior Internship
Senior Internship Project: Successful Completion
Athletics/Co-Curricular: 4 years, 2 years per season.
FCA strongly recommends the following course of studies:
4 years of English
4 years of Mathematics
4 years of a Modern or Classical language
3-4 years of Science
3-4 years of History & Social Science
years of Music
1-2 years of Visual Arts
The required minimum for each semester’s work is five 5 academic courses. Students are strongly encouraged to take 6 academic courses each semester through junior year. FCA strongly recommends that students not take more than 6 academic classes so that they have an open block in their schedule for doing school work, pursuing extra help, or for taking advantages of other opportunities on campus.