A top-quality secondary education is being demanded by more and more parents and, at Bulloch Academy, we deliver.
A student’s high-school years at BA are full of tremendous growth and rewards. Academic rigor is the focus. Our goal is to prepare students to have many college choices their senior year. English, mathematics, science, social studies and foreign language are the foundations of Bulloch Academy’s high-school curriculum. The semester system is utilized by the school and courses either encompass the full school year (one Carnegie unit) or one-half of the school year (1/2 Carnegie unit).
Twenty-three Carnegie units are required to graduate with a college-preparatory diploma.
English (Grammar, Composition, Speech, Literature) – 4 Units
9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, Advanced Placement 11th and 12th grade
Social Studies – 3 Units
World Geography, World History, U.S. History, Economics/Government (1/2 of each), ACCEL U.S. History(for college and high school credit), AP World History, AP Government
Mathematics – 4 Units
Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Trigonometr, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Senior-to-Sophomore Program (Pre-Calculus, Calculus – for college and high school credits)
Science – 4 Units
Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy, AP Biology, Environmental Science
Foreign Language – 2 Units
Spanish I, Spanish II
Computers/Technical Education or Fine Arts or Spanish III – 1 Unit
Electives – 3 Units
Early Childhood, Fine Arts, AP Art History, Drama, U.S. History in Film, Yearbook, Music Theory, Advanced Technology, Weight Training, SAT Prep, Robotics
Health – One Half Unit
Physical Education- One Half Unit
Fifteen hours of community service per year in grades 9-12 are also required.
All high-school teachers are certified by the Professional Standards Commission, have teaching certificates and either have or are working toward advanced degrees. The school has been accredited by the Georgia Accrediting Commission since its inception. In 2001, Bulloch Academy became accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and, in 2006, received dual accreditation by SACS and the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SACS/SAIS).
Beginning in the ninth grade, students are also required to take at least one standardized test per year: 9th – PSAT, 10th – PLAN, 11th and 12th – SAT and ACT.
Students are also encouraged to take advantage of enhancing their educational experience through joint enrollment at Georgia Southern University.
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