Academic Profile

UNIVERSITY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL offers an advanced curriculum in partnership with Lenoir-Rhyne University. The school's location on the LRU campus allows students to use the University's athletic facilities, cafeteria, library, and classrooms.  Students have the opportunity to take advanced classes as freshmen and sophomores on the high school campus.  As juniors and seniors, they have the opportunity to take Lenoir-Rhyne classes that count as both high school and college credit at no additional cost to the students.  With up to thirty credit hours available to students, UCHS provides financial relief for post-secondary education.  We are the only accredited dual-enrollment parochial high school in the Unifour region. UCHS students regularly outperform national averages on PSAT, SAT, and AP exams and experience an outstanding acceptance rate at colleges of their first and second choice.

SCHEDULE

UCHS is on a block schedule with 4 credits offered per semester

1st Semester ends in December with exams taken before Christmas Break

2nd Semester ends in May prior to Memorial Day

GRADING

A   90-100
B   80-89
C   70-79
D   60-69
F   below 60

CLASS SIZE & SCHOOL DAY

15 average class size
185 school days in a year
7 hour school day

 

CREDITS FOR GRADUATION

4  ENGLISH  
4  MATH  
4  SCIENCE  
4  SOCIAL STUDIES
2  FOREIGN LANGUAGE
   (3 recommended)
1  FINE ARTS OR SPEECH
   (1 of each recommended)
HEALTH / PE
4  RELIGION  
   (or 1 for every year enrolled)
4  ELECTIVES  
20 HOURS SERVICE
   (for every year enrolled)

28 TOTAL CREDITS to Graduate

SAT AVERAGE

UCHS Verbal 619
National Verbal 527

UCHS Math 607
National Math 517

UCHS TOTAL 1226
NATIONAL TOTAL 1044

EOC REST RESULTS

English 2
94% scored a 4 or 5 

Biology
97% passed

Math 1
92% scored a 4 or 5

2017-18 OVERALL
90% scored a 4 or 5

AP COURSES

US History, Environmental Science, Calculus, Government, Computer Science

AP TEST RESULTS

Percent passing test:

US Government & Politics 100%
US History 100%
Environmental Science 89%
Calculus 100%
Literature & Compostion 85%

 

AP TESTING

Percent of Student Body taking AP Exams

2012 47%
2013 40%
2014 25%
2015 29%
2016 26%
2017 30%
2018 30%

UCHS Average Score 4.15
National Average 2.86