Academic Program Overview

A-G Instructional Program

Palomares Academy’s instructional program is fully college preparatory. All required department courses are A-G approved. The Project Lead the Way (PLTW) biomedical sciences courses are approved for A-G as “g” college prep electives.


Advanced Placement (AP) Program

Any student with the desire and commitment to engage in college-level work can enroll and take an AP class. All enrolled students are expected to take the AP test at the end of each school year. If students pass, they may earn college credits to be used towards their college degree requirements at some institutions. Palomares currently has 9 AP course offerings, which include:

AP World History

AP Government

AP Calculus AB

AP Calculus BC

AP Statistics

AP English Literature

AP English Language

AP Biology

AP Spanish Literature

Palomares Academy offers college preparatory and advanced placement courses including but not limited to Career Technical Education CTE, PLTW, AVID, and Robotics. All of the courses offered at Palomares Academy meet graduation and A-G requirements. As a NAF academy, Palomares aims to produce college and career ready graduates. The most distinctive graduation expectation of a Palomares Academy student is to complete volunteer hours, work-based learning, and a compensated internship experience prior to graduation. The health sciences and medical pathway program has been successful at Palomares Academy because of the support from higher education, community organization, and industry partners.