ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS

"Our students want to learn. It is one of the great things I find at Ascension: our students are always asking for more in different ways because the learning process is important to them."

Elisa Johnson, Dean of Academics

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ENGLISH

Courses Offered


  • Catholic
  • Protestant
  • Global Religion




General Overview


As one of the foundations of Ascension, faith instruction fosters a culture where students may deepen the understanding of their own faith while learning to respect and appreciate the faith of others. Students are given content instruction at appropriate age levels in a progression of their chosen course of study.




Overall Department Goal


Helping students deepen their faith while finding common ground necessary to live in an increasingly diverse local, national, and world community.





MATHEMATICS

Courses Offered


  • Catholic
  • Protestant
  • Global Religion




General Overview


As one of the foundations of Ascension, faith instruction fosters a culture where students may deepen the understanding of their own faith while learning to respect and appreciate the faith of others. Students are given content instruction at appropriate age levels in a progression of their chosen course of study.




Overall Department Goal


Helping students deepen their faith while finding common ground necessary to live in an increasingly diverse local, national, and world community.





SCIENCE

Courses Offered


  • Catholic
  • Protestant
  • Global Religion




General Overview


As one of the foundations of Ascension, faith instruction fosters a culture where students may deepen the understanding of their own faith while learning to respect and appreciate the faith of others. Students are given content instruction at appropriate age levels in a progression of their chosen course of study.




Overall Department Goal


Helping students deepen their faith while finding common ground necessary to live in an increasingly diverse local, national, and world community.





HISTORY

Courses Offered


  • Technology A, B, C
  • Middle School Lego Robotics
  • BCIS (Dual Credit)
  • ITSC (Dual Credit)
  • Computer Science Principles (AP)
  • Vex Robotics
  • 3D Design
  • Gaming Concepts
  • eSports




Middle School Overview


Students are introduced to Google Suite and Microsoft Office applications in order to lay the foundation for success in and out of the classroom. These skills provide students practical knowledge for the use of everyday technology and proficiency in applying technology to their coursework. Tech-minded students also have the opportunity to learn robotics and programming using the Lego Mindstorm program.




High School Overview


Advanced technology classes allow students explore new developments and uses. VEX Robotics, Programming, 3-D Design, business information technology, eSports, and AP Computer Science are some of the opportunities students have to build their skills in preparation for college and careers of the future.





WORLD LANGUAGES

Courses Offered


  • Technology A, B, C
  • Middle School Lego Robotics
  • BCIS (Dual Credit)
  • ITSC (Dual Credit)
  • Computer Science Principles (AP)
  • Vex Robotics
  • 3D Design
  • Gaming Concepts
  • eSports




Middle School Overview


Students are introduced to Google Suite and Microsoft Office applications in order to lay the foundation for success in and out of the classroom. These skills provide students practical knowledge for the use of everyday technology and proficiency in applying technology to their coursework. Tech-minded students also have the opportunity to learn robotics and programming using the Lego Mindstorm program.




High School Overview


Advanced technology classes allow students explore new developments and uses. VEX Robotics, Programming, 3-D Design, business information technology, eSports, and AP Computer Science are some of the opportunities students have to build their skills in preparation for college and careers of the future.





TECHNOLOGY

Courses Offered


  • Technology A, B, C
  • Middle School Lego Robotics
  • BCIS (Dual Credit)
  • ITSC (Dual Credit)
  • Computer Science Principles (AP)
  • Vex Robotics
  • 3D Design
  • Gaming Concepts
  • eSports




Middle School Overview


Students are introduced to Google Suite and Microsoft Office applications in order to lay the foundation for success in and out of the classroom. These skills provide students practical knowledge for the use of everyday technology and proficiency in applying technology to their coursework. Tech-minded students also have the opportunity to learn robotics and programming using the Lego Mindstorm program.




High School Overview


Advanced technology classes allow students explore new developments and uses. VEX Robotics, Programming, 3-D Design, business information technology, eSports, and AP Computer Science are some of the opportunities students have to build their skills in preparation for college and careers of the future.





COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA

Courses Offered


  • Technology A, B, C
  • Middle School Lego Robotics
  • BCIS (Dual Credit)
  • ITSC (Dual Credit)
  • Computer Science Principles (AP)
  • Vex Robotics
  • 3D Design
  • Gaming Concepts
  • eSports




Middle School Overview


Students are introduced to Google Suite and Microsoft Office applications in order to lay the foundation for success in and out of the classroom. These skills provide students practical knowledge for the use of everyday technology and proficiency in applying technology to their coursework. Tech-minded students also have the opportunity to learn robotics and programming using the Lego Mindstorm program.




High School Overview


Advanced technology classes allow students explore new developments and uses. VEX Robotics, Programming, 3-D Design, business information technology, eSports, and AP Computer Science are some of the opportunities students have to build their skills in preparation for college and careers of the future.





AP CAPSTONE

Courses Offered


  • Technology A, B, C
  • Middle School Lego Robotics
  • BCIS (Dual Credit)
  • ITSC (Dual Credit)
  • Computer Science Principles (AP)
  • Vex Robotics
  • 3D Design
  • Gaming Concepts
  • eSports




Middle School Overview


Students are introduced to Google Suite and Microsoft Office applications in order to lay the foundation for success in and out of the classroom. These skills provide students practical knowledge for the use of everyday technology and proficiency in applying technology to their coursework. Tech-minded students also have the opportunity to learn robotics and programming using the Lego Mindstorm program.




High School Overview


Advanced technology classes allow students explore new developments and uses. VEX Robotics, Programming, 3-D Design, business information technology, eSports, and AP Computer Science are some of the opportunities students have to build their skills in preparation for college and careers of the future.





FINE ARTS

Courses Offered


  • Catholic
  • Protestant
  • Global Religion




General Overview


As one of the foundations of Ascension, faith instruction fosters a culture where students may deepen the understanding of their own faith while learning to respect and appreciate the faith of others. Students are given content instruction at appropriate age levels in a progression of their chosen course of study.




Overall Department Goal


Helping students deepen their faith while finding common ground necessary to live in an increasingly diverse local, national, and world community.





RELIGION

Courses Offered


  • Catholic
  • Protestant
  • Global Religion




General Overview


As one of the foundations of Ascension, faith instruction fosters a culture where students may deepen the understanding of their own faith while learning to respect and appreciate the faith of others. Students are given content instruction at appropriate age levels in a progression of their chosen course of study.




Overall Department Goal


Helping students deepen their faith while finding common ground necessary to live in an increasingly diverse local, national, and world community.





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9301 Ascension Parkway    Amarillo, TX 79119

PO Box 50729

Amarillo, TX 79159-0729

Ascension Academy provides students with an exemplary college preparatory education in a challenging, faith-affirming environment to maximize the potential of every student.