University Prep Value School will use the standards-based curricula that the California State Board of Education and the State Department of Schools have adopted for the essential subject areas of Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies as the center of its academic programming.  University Prep Value School will also use the California State Board of Education’s standards-based curricula in the areas of Fine Arts, Health/Physical Education and World Languages.


  • Language Arts: writing, reading, written and oral conventions, listening and speaking, including critical thinking and analysis.  Courses:  English 9/9 Honors, English 10/10 Honors, English 11/11 Honors, AP English Language and Composition, English 12/12 Honors, AP English Literature, Practical Writing 9, English Language Acquisition (ELA).
  • Mathematics: Math Readiness, Geometry, Algebra I/Honors and Algebra II/Honors, Pre-Calculus, and AP Calculus
  • Social Studies:
    • Grade 9:  Freshman (Value) Seminar
    • Grade 10: World History/Honors,
    • Grade 11: United States History/Honors, AP United States History
    • Grade 12: United States Government and Politics, AP US Government and Politics, Economics
  • Science: Grades 9 - 12: Physical Science, Chemistry/Honors, Biology/Honors, AP Biology, Physiology/Honors and Health.
  • Arts: Drama and Visual Arts – Art 1, Drawing and Painting, AP Studio Art: Drawing
  • Physical Education: Grades 9 and 10
  • World Languages: Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III, AP Spanish Language
  • Electives: Global Issues, History of Film, Criminal Justice, Becoming a Man, Becoming a Woman, Life Skills, Public Speaking, Psychology, Art History, Latino Studies, Dance, Yearbook, Revolution, America in the 60’s.

Courses will meet the A-G requirements of the University of California.  This includes four years of English, three years of Social Studies, three years of mathematics, two years of laboratory science, two years of a language other than English, one year of visual and performing arts, and one year of an elective from the preceding content areas.

For more, please see the University Prep Value Regulations, Plans, & Policies.

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