The Cambridge Academy is a series of classes that are offered to Amphitheater’s 9th and 10th grade students. These courses have typically been termed ‘Pre-Advanced Placement” or “Honors”. The Cambridge Academy offers rigorous coursework that is based on the University of Cambridge IGCSE Curriculum. This curriculum is the world’s most popular international curriculum for 14 to 16 year olds and is globally recognized and valued by American Universities. Amphitheater High School is using this curriculum with 9th and 10th grade students to ensure that they will be prepared for Advanced Placement classes and have the option of accepting the Grand Canyon Diploma. Students that intend to be prepared for Advanced Placement courses should take courses in the Cambridge Academy.
The Cambridge Academy is designed around the following sequence of courses.