The AP College Board defines the AP Program as “a collaborative effort among motivated students, dedicated teachers, and committed high schools, colleges, and universities. Since its
inception in 1955, the AP Program has allowed millions of students in thousands of schools worldwide to take college-level courses and exams, and to earn college credit or placement while
still in high school.”
Academically Challenging Curriculum to Enhance Learning Options (ACCEL):
ACCEL Options provide academically challenging curriculum or accelerated instructions to eligible public school students in grades K-12.
Whole grade and midyear promotion, subject matter acceleration, virtual instruction in higher grade level subject, and courses can be provided to eligible students.
Contact the principal for the process for eligibility.
This program prepares students for careers after high school. The program was created to allow students early exploration and experience in the career paths of their choice. The focus
of the program reflects different career areas which offer great opportunities for the twenty-first century.
The Charlotte Edison Collegiate Institute (CECI) is an educational opportunity for Charlotte County high school students to earn an Associate of Arts degree (AA) from Edison College while
simultaneously earning a high school diploma from the Charlotte County Public School System.
Charlotte Virtual Instruction Program
The dual enrollment program is designed to expand the learning opportunities for qualified students.
Florida Virtual School
Students who wish to accelerate their learning or who wish to make up credits are encouraged to take courses from Florida Virtual High School.
Port Charlotte High School’s honors program is founded on the belief that students be offered opportunities to experience rigorous curriculums through proven, research-based instructional methods that actively engage students in the learning process by exploring application of higher order thinking skills and investigating new approaches to applying their learning. Read more
Dual enrollment through Charlotte Technical Center is available for all qualified Charlotte County high school students.
The students remain enrolled at Port Charlotte High School
and are allowed to participate in high school activities.