Academics

Core Instruction

Overview

Humanities

Our humanities courses are taught in the team teaching model.  An English Language Arts teacher and a Social Science teacher collaborate and plan integrated lessons and projects.  

Advanced Education
Advanced education is a program for current high school students who are concurrently enrolled at Community College. Advanced education students may enroll in two college courses each semester.

Overview

Eligibility

  • You have completed the 10th grade or will be at least 16 years old by the first day of instruction.
  • You demonstrate exemplary academic achievement as evidenced by a GPA of 2.7 or above, an analysis of transcripts, letters of support from high school counselors and teachers, and/or other academic success indicators.
  • The course you want to take is not available to you at your school.
  • The course is not remedial (1-99 classes).
  • The course is not being repeated due to an unsatisfactory grade.
  • The course is for

Advisory

Overview

Advisory is the heart of our school culture. Its purpose is to provide small-support groups to help meet the needs of all of our students. Students are placed in grade level advisory classes.. Each advisory is led by one of our credentialed teachers on staff. In advisory, students participate in a variety of learning activities that center around these key pillars of support:

Graduation Requirements

Overview

Sac New Tech Students must successfully complete 260 credits to graduate.  Courses include the following:

  • 40 English
  • 40 Social Science
  • 30 Math (40 recommended)
  • 30 Science
  • 10 Fine Arts
  • 20 Physical Education (PE)
  • 20 World Language
  • 20 Advisory (4 years)
  • 10 College Prep Elective
  • 30 CTE Pathway Courses

In addition to the completion of credits, students must also have successful completion of:

Credit Recovery

Overview

Students who need to retake courses for credit or for A-G Eligibility will do so through our online program Accelerated Education.

Students who need to enroll in these courses will be contacted by our school counselor.

If you have questions about this program or about your progress towards graduation please contact Ms. Taylor at vtaylor@snths.org