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PACE 4 Year Curriculum

Curricular Sequence Offered in PACE 
Course of Study is subject to change.

 

9th Grade: all PACE 9thgraders take: 

  • Accelerated English 1-2
  • Accelerated Geometry (or most appropriate math)
  • Accelerated Government/Economics
  • AP  Environmental Science
  • World Language (student choice) 
  • Physical Education-required by CA (or sport)
  • Elective

One Elective Option: Many are available for 9th graders.
Fulfilling the visual/performing arts requirement this year is recommended. 

 

10 Grade:

  • Accelerated English 3-4
  • Accelerated Algebra II/Trigonometry (or most appropriate math)
  • AP US History
  • The Living Earth (formerly Accelerated Biology)
  • World Language, year 2  (student choice) 
  • Physical Education-required by CA (or sport)
  • Elective

One Elective Option: Many are available for 10th graders.
 

11th Grade:

  • AP English Language
  • Honors Pre-calculus (or most appropriate math)
  • AP European History
  • Honors Chemistry
  • World Language, year 3
  • Some level of Physics 11th or 12th or Elective

 

 

12th Grade:

  • AP English Literature
  • Math, required by district, student-selected
  • Some level of Physics 11th or 12th or Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective

Four years of world language is recommended.
Note: Senior electives in PACE are largely AP classes; selections
guided by counselor

 

Graduate with a PACE diploma

PACE curriculum by grade level covers all California, district, and a-g requirements.

It also provides what we consider to be a sound educational foundation for college and citizenship.

 

  • Social Science: 30 credits

  • English: 40 credits (4 years)

  • Math: 40 credits (must include intermediate algebra and geometry)

  • Science:  40 credits 

    • Some level of Physics 11th or 12th

  • World Languages: 30 credits (40 recommended)

  • Visual and Performing Arts (10 credits)

  • Physical Education:  40 credits, or 20 credits
    (2 years) + successful passing of the CA Fitness Test. (for more information regarding the test visit this website)