Cristo Rey Dallas College Preparatory School

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Academic Overview

 
The Cristo Rey curriculum is designed and taught to prepare students for success in college. The faculty works closely with each student to help them develop a skill set that focuses on effective communication, complex reasoning, precision and accuracy, persistence, teamwork and collaboration, initiative and self-direction, and productivity and accountability.
 
Through the use of standards that prepare students for college-level courses, effective teaching styles that make learning engaging and possible, and instruction that is informed by routine classroom assessments, Cristo Rey schools maximize the academic achievements of their students.
 
 
 
 
ACADEMIC OVERVIEW
 
 
33.5 Credits Minimum Graduation Requirements
*Denotes Honors Eligible Course/**College Credit Eligible 
 
 
  • Intro to Literature*
  • Composition
  • World Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • American Literature
  • Literature Elective*
  • AP Literature **
 
  • Christ in Scripture/Who is Jesus
  • Mission of Christ/Mission of the Church
  • Sacraments/Social Justice
  • Advanced Theology Topic 
 
 
 
 
  • Preparation for High School Math
  • Integrated Math I
  • Integrated Math II
  • Integrated Math III
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Advanced Quantitative Reasoning
  • Probability and Statistics
  • AP Calculus A/B**
  • Aesthetic Literacy
  • Music Appreciation
  • Theater Arts
  • Fine Arts Elective  
 
 
 
 
  • World History
  • US History
  • Government/Economics
  • AP World History**
  • AP US History**
  • AP Government**
  • AP Spanish Language & Culture **
  • AP Spanish Literature**
  • Language Acquisition (choice of)
             German
             Spanish
             Portuguese
             French
 
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Advanced Science Topic
  • Pre-AP Chemistry
  • AP Biology **
  • AP Physics**
 
PREPAREDNESS FOR THE MODERN WORKPLACE - 5 CREDITS
  • CWSP Practicum
  • Intro to Business
 
ELECTIVE - 1 CREDIT
  • Engineering Your World**
  • Other College Style Seminars
 
PE - 1 CREDIT