High School Academics

Additional Information
Career Pathways
Choices A2.0
Curriculum Maps
Graduation Requirements & Worksheet
Online Learning Resources Link opens in new window
Options Program
Testing Schedule
High School Course Selection Guide
World Languages Offered by School
Instructional Interventions for Students

Academic Supports

Ann Arbor Public Schools' three comprehensive high schools and three alternative schools offer exceptional academic opportunities to our diverse student body.  From GRAMMY winning school music programs, to nationally ranked academic teams, to dual enrollment opportunities for high school students to earn college credit, our high school programs strive for excellence. Over 80% of our high school graduates continue to college education.  Annually, AAPS recognizes more than 400 National Honor Society students. Our Career and Technical Education program gives students the opportunity to develop hands on skills based on state standards. AAPS also stands out in the forward thinking and innovative opportunities for our students to earn credit via nontraditional means, such as online classes and community resource classes.

English Language Arts | Mathematics | Science | Social Studies
Art | Career & Tech Ed | ESL | Health | Library Media | Music | Physical Education | World Languages


Graduation Requirements

State of Michigan High School Graduation Requirements (58kb PDF)
New Requirements FAQs (4.1mb PDF)
Parent Guide: What You Need to Know about the New Michigan High School Graduation Requirements (468kb PDF)

Focus Areas

Focus Area Comments
Read 180 Link opens in new window/System 44 Link opens in new window - Continued support and implementation
Curriculum Mapping/Common Assessment - Develop and/or revise maps
- Finish and/or develop common assessments
Career and Technical Education State Audit - PHS and HHS
Safe Talk/Adolescent Depression - High School staff training
PBS (Positive Behavior Support) - Selected schools will implement second semester
RTI: Achievement Team Process - Continue process
- 2-3 visits to each building
Data Driven Dialogue - Training will be provided for HS Administrators
Reading Apprenticeship - Expand at the high schools
Writing - MYAccess Link opens in new window
- A new focus on writing for high school
Differentiation Strategies - Follow up on Differentiation Conference
- Provide additional training


State of Michigan High School Content Expectations (HSCEs)

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