The high school’s rigorous coursework, together with a supportive guidance program, prepares students for the challenges of higher education. Radford students consistently gain admission to the nation's most selective colleges and universities, including Harvard, Rice, MIT, Stanford, Princeton, Vanderbilt, the University of Chicago, Baylor and Colgate, to name a few.

Sample High School Courses

Graduation Requirements

  • Credits/Subject
  • 4 English
  • 4 Mathematics
  • 3.5 Social Sciences
  • 0.5 Economics
  • 4 Science
  • 3 Foreign Languages
  • 1 Physical Education
  • 1 Fine Arts
  • 1 Communication Applications

Possible credits earned at Radford (including electives) total 26.

In addition, fifty (50) community service hours per year are required for graduation, for a total of 200.


Freshman Year

  • Pre-AP English I 
  • Pre-AP Biology 
  • Geometry
  • AP Human Geography 
  • Foreign Languages
  • Physical Education
  • Communication Applications (half credit) 
  • Fine Arts
  • Electives

Sophomore Year

  • Pre-AP English II 
  • Chemistry 
  • Algebra II
  • AP World History 
  • Communication Applications
  • Physical Education
  • Electives
  • Fine Arts
  • Foreign Languages

Junior Year

  • AP English III
  • Foreign Language
  • AP US History  
  • Pre-Calculus 
  • Physical Education 
  • Electives
  • Dual Credit
  • Fine Arts
  • Physics

Senior Year

  • AP English IV
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Calculus
  • AP US Government (half credit) 
  • AP Economics (half credit) 
  • Fine Arts
  • Electives
  • Dual Credit
  • Foreign Language

Electives

  • Engineering Fundamentals
  • Statistics
  • Theatre / Drama 
  • Foreign Languages 
  • Art
  • Journalism 
  • Band
  • Yearbook 
  • Physical Conditioning 
  • Creative Writing
  • SAT / PSAT Prep 
  • Speech / Debate