Portsmouth Christian Schools

High School

Welcome to Portsmouth Christian High School ! The 9th through 12th grades are the pinnacle of the Portsmouth Christian experience. Our students participate in several different activities, including National Honor Society, Student Council, Chapel Worship Team, and athletics. Our course offerings include the "regular" high school courses as well as several electives including Marine Biology, Anatomy, AP Biology, and AP English. We are planning on adding further AP offerings in the very near future. Our desire is for each student to become the person that the Lord wants them to be.

Mrs. Nancy Stafford serves as our High School Principal.
 


ACADEMIC DATA
 

GRADING SYSTEM / SCALE GRADE POINT AVERAGE
Letter Numeric Range G.P.A. is based on the final grade of all full and half credit subjects.
A-4.0, B-3.0, C-2.0, D-1.0, F-0
A 93.00 - 100.00
A- 90.00 - 92.99 CLASS RANK
B+ 87.00 - 89.99 Class Rank is determined by the G.P.A. of final marks for all subjects. The student's cumulative grade point average determines his rank and is relative to the entire class.
B 83.00 - 86.99
B- 80.00 - 82.99 WEIGHTED COURSES
C+ 77.00 - 79.99

Some courses have been designed as weighted courses. These are of greater difficulty and are recognized as advanced College Prep classes. These courses will receive a 1.2 weight per grade letter:


*AP Biololgy
*AP Calculus AB
*AP English Literature
*AP US History
Honors English 9-10
Honors Chemistry
Honors Biology
Physics
Pre AP English 11
Pre Calculus

*AP courses also will receive an extra .25 added to the final course weight.
C 73.00 - 76.99
C- 70.00 - 72.99
D+ 67.00 - 69.99
D 64.00 - 66.99
F 0 - 63.99
WP Withdrawn/Pass
WF Withdrawn/Fail
I Incomplete

 

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
 

In order to graduate from Portsmouth Christian Schools, in accordance with established guidelines in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a student is required to complete 24 credits to earn a Standard Academic Diploma or 27 credits to earn a College Preparatory Diploma. The course requirements for each are noted below.

 

STANDARD ACADEMIC DIPLOMA   COLLEGE PREPARATORY DIPLOMA  

Subject Area Credits Subject Area Credits
BIBLE 4 BIBLE 4
ENGLISH 4 ENGLISH 4
MATH 3 MATH 3
 (series to include at least ALG1)    (series to include ALG1, GEOM, ALG2)  
LAB SCIENCE 3 LAB SCIENCE 3
 (series to include any combination)    (series to include PHY, BIO, and CHEM)  
SOCIAL STUDIES 4 SOCIAL STUDIES 4
HEALTH & PE 2 HEALTH & PE 2
COMPUTER APPS 1 COMPUTER APPS 1
FOREIGN LANGUAGE 1 FOREIGN LANGUAGE 3
FINE ART .5 FINE ART .5
ELECTIVES 1.5 ELECTIVES 1.5
    ADDITIONAL MATH OR SCIENCE 1

TOTAL 24 TOTAL 27

 

 

COLLEGES ATTENDED BY PCS GRADUATES


Approximately 70% of our students attend a 4 year liberal arts college immediately following graduation.  About 25% of graduates attend a community college before transferring to a university, and usually 5% choose to enter the work force through an apprenticeship program.

4 year Colleges in which PCS alumni have recently been accepted are listed below. This list is not exhaustive:

Appalachian Bible College
Barton College
Bob Jones University
Barton College
Bridgewater College
Campbell University
Cedarville University
Christopher Newport University
Chowan College
College of William and Mary
Drexel University
East Carolina University
Eastern Mennonite University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Gardner-Webb College
George Mason University
Hampton Sydney College
Hawaii Pacific University
High Point University
Johnson Bible College
Kettering University
Liberty University
Letourneau University
Lynchburg College
Mary Washington College
Messiah College
Norfolk State University
North Carolina Wesleyan College
North Greenville University
Nyack College
Ohio State University
Old Dominion University
Oral Roberts University
Pensacola Christian College
Piedmont Baptist College
Radford University
Randolph College
Randolph Macon College
Regent University
Tennessee Temple University
University of Virginia
University of Virginia at Wise
U.S. Air Force Academy
Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Military Institute
Virginia Tech
Virginia Wesleyan College
Word of Life Bible Institute

 

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