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AP & Honors Programs

PCHS’ Advanced Placement program is comprised of various classes that serve approximately 1834 students. PCHS also offers a variety of honors-level courses. Honors and AP students may or may not be designated as gifted.
AP Courses
Art - Drawing Comp. Sci. Principles Physics  
Art - 2D
English Language Statistics    
Art - 3D English Literature Spanish Language    
Biology Environmental Science Spanish Literature    
Calculus AB European History US History    
Calculus BC French Language World History    
Chemistry Government & Politics    
Computer Science Music Theory    
Honors Level Courses
Advanced Composition English 10  Spanish 2
Algebra 2 French 3 Span 2 - Native
American Literature* French 4* Spanish 3*   
Biology Math Analysis* US History*     
Chemistry* Physics* War Literature*      
Contemporary Composition* Physiology*  World History  
Economics Prin. of Amer. Democracy  World Literature  
* Indicates honors classes recognized by the UC system    
2015 AP Data Summary

In May 2015, 1,819 AP exams were administered in 21 subjects, with 26% of the students scoring 5, 29% scoring 4, and 27% scoring 3, for an overall pass rate of 82%. Pass rates for the largest AP courses are as follows:
Biology 89% English Literature 80% Physics CEM 37% Studio Art 96%  
Calculus AB 98% Enviornmental Science 60% Physics CM 66% US Government 90%
Calculus BC 100% Euro History 76%  Spanish Language 93%  US History 74%  
Computer Science 96% French Language 68% Spanish Literature 86%    World History 85% 
English Language 84% Human Geo 85% Statistics 97%