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Programs Overview

Academic Programs at Tennyson 

Advanced Placement (AP):  Tennyson offers Advanced Placement courses in several subject areas.  Advanced Placement courses are designed to challenge students to achieve at the college-level.  Students in AP courses are highly encouraged to take the AP test in May--students that achieve a successful score of 3, 4, or 5 on the AP test may earn college credit at the college/university they will be attending.

AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination):  AVID is a rigorous college-readiness program that prepares students with college skills, guidance and support.  Students in AVID take an AVID elective during each of the 4 years of high school.

Biomedical Science PathwayThe Biomedical Sciences Pathway is supported by Project Lead the Way and is recognized by the UC's and CSU's as meeting the "D" Science requirement. Pathway students will be exposed to career exploration in the field of Biomedical Sciences, engage in project-based curriculum and integrate core curriculum into their career classes. The Pathway class experience exposes students to "real-world" experiences including guest speakers, field trips, and internships. The Pathway teachers collaborate to support the academic success of Pathway students. The Pathway Team also collaborates to help ensure that the students are successful.

Farm 2 Fork pathway is an opportunity to learn about the science and technology of growing, distributing, preparing and selling food for a healthier, more sustainable community for us all. If you like developing solutions to the world's problems, science and technology innovations, and doing hands on projects then this is the pathway for you. Classes also take place at the THS Farm. 

CMMA (Community Multi Media Academy):  CMMA is a rigorous college-readiness and multi-media focused academy that provides students with guidance, support, and multimedia training.  Students in CMMA are cohorted in the 10th, 11th, and 12th grades--teams that are designed to build community and teamwork.

World House (English Language Learners):  Support classes and services for students who speak another language and are working towards English proficiency.  Students enrolled in ELD 1, 2, 3 are enrolled in World House. For more information, please visit the World House website.

Puente:  Rigorous college-readiness program that emphasizes college-level English skills via Latino literature and culture.

ROP (Regional Occupational Program): The Eden Area Regional Occupational Program provides students with hands-on training in various fields. Students enrolled in ROP spend half of their day at the Regional Occupational Center, and the other half at their home school.  Successfully students earn high school credits, applicable toward graduation, as well as certification in some of the fields.  Please visit the Eden Area ROP website for more information:

Athletics:  All athletics including teams, schedules and more

Cyber High/Plato Credit Recovery:   After-school class for Seniors (+Juniors, if space) to make up classes and credits

Chabot Concurrent Enrollment Courses: On-campus Chabot College Concurrent enrollment courses offered after school, 2 days a week, for students who would like to take a community college course.  These courses are offered through YEP.

YEP (Youth Enrichment Program):  After-school program that provides academic courses (Cyber HIgh, Chabot), academic assistance (after school tutoring), and various enrichment activities (club sponsorship).

Summer Programs & Opportunities
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