High Expectations Curriculum

  • As part of Ready Now Yuma, every YUHSD student participates in a rigorous, high expectations program of study. All 9th and 10th grade students participate in the Cambridge IGCSE Curriculum, which provides vital foundational skills and knowledge for upper pathways as well as college and career. Upper class students have access to Cambridge A/AS level coursework, more than 75 Advanced Placement classes, and over 160 Career and Technical Education courses throughout our campuses. These high expectations courses are available to all of our students and at each grade level throughout high school.

    Cambridge International
    Cambridge International Examinations is the world’s largest provider of international education programs and qualifications for 5-19 year olds. Schools in the US and more than 160 countries use their curriculum, and they are a department of the world famous University of Cambridge. Learn more»

    College Board 
    Advanced Placement (AP) is a program in the United States created by the College Board offering college-level curriculum and examinations to high school students. Colleges and universities often grant placement and course credit to students who obtain scores which are recognized as surpassing college entry-level coursework expectations. Learn more»

    Career and Technical Education (CTE)
     programs prepare students to enter the workforce with the academic and vocational skills needed to compete successfully in the job market. CTE is helping our nation meet the very real and immediate challenges of economic development, student achievement, and global competitiveness. Learn more»

    Early Graduation/Grand Canyon Diploma
    Students who meet state requirements and demonstrate mastery of required college and career readiness skills may graduate early and earn a Grand Canyon Diploma (GCD). Learn more»