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About Breckenridge High School
Breckenridge High School currently has a traditional 7 period day. Each class runs for approximately 52 minutes. Breckenridge High School offers a full academic schedule which is in line with the Mandated State Curriculum that will be in effect for the 2007-2008 school year.
Academic programs include courses in fine arts, business, core academic areas, agriculture and technical areas. Students elect to follow a curriculum that fits into the scope of their selected career pathway. Courses may be general in nature or include advanced classes in English, Science and Math. Accelerated programs such as dual enrollment and on-line interactive courses are available to students. Two area vocational centers provide students with access to over twenty technical programs. In addition, Breckenridge High School also has a fully functional Interactive Television Lab where students may take advantage of additional curricular offerings in a variety of areas.
Students with special education needs receive assistance within the mainstream of the high school setting. School-to-work programs also offer student's opportunities to gain valuable experience through co-op related job and volunteer community service activities. A fully staffed alternative education program (A.I.M.) is also offered for students whose life situation presents special needs. Programs and services offered through the Breckenridge program vividly illustrate the school motto: Caring people committed to excellence.
Academic Requirements: All Breckenridge graduates will be required to successfully complete a Core Curriculum consisting of the following:
............................................................ 4 credits