Virtual Academy Offers Wide Variety of Core Classes and Electives to Juniors
eAchieve Academy offers every enrolled student many options for course study. 11th graders have the opportunity to expand their academic skills in literacy, historical knowledge, foreign languages and mathematical processes. These core courses are only the tip of the iceberg. Our online high school students have dozens of course options when planning for the progression of their education.
When online high school students reach the 11th grade, they can expand on their existing course of study by enrolling in higher level classes in world languages, mathematics and science courses. Alternatively, they can move on to advanced electives in niche fields to prepare for more college-oriented courses in the future.
- Greatly diverse online learning experience
- Our model conforms to the student
- Take the classes you want, when you want
- Totally unique option for juniors in Wisconsin
- Tremendous opportunity for independent, highly motivated students
- Learn excellent self-discipline and time management skills
- Take classes such as; Anatomy and Physiology, Composition, Creative Writing, and Economics
- Many AP courses in several departments.
- eAchieve offers 11th grade classes with NCAA certification
- Students work at their own speed
- Build their own schedule and work at their own pace
- Students in all Wisconsin school districts are eligible for our tuition-free online public school
Overview of 11th Grade Subjects OfferedView Full Course List
Art classes allow students to learn about history and explore the world through artwork. Take AP Art or AP Art History for college credit and gain new perspectives on different cultures through their architecture, sculptures, paintings, and more.
Our Digital Drawing and Painting and Fine Art Photography courses help students learn the technical skills to pursue their passions. Students will finish these courses with portfolios that will demonstrate their knowledge and skills to future colleges and employers.
A Beginning Acting class is more than just memorizing lines-students will gain the skills and confidence necessary to perform. This full year course has students produce one-act plays, a children’s play, and full-length production for English classes.
Business Education Courses
Our detailed online business courses deliver a wide range of topics to students depending on their interests and future career goals. Gaining general knowledge through our Keyboarding Essentials, Computer Applications, and Personal Financial Planning courses is beneficial for all students.
Accounting 1 & 2 courses are a great first step for students interested in accounting as a career. You’ll learn about financial reporting and how to evaluate financial statements. Successful completion of these courses means your credits are transferable to Waukesha County Technical College and then to four-year universities.
For more specialized topics, our Digital Technologies, Sports & Event Marketing, and Entrepreneurship courses set the groundwork for continuing education in these fields. Students will learn the basic strategies and tools essential for successful careers.
We offer a variety of online junior level English courses that cater to every student. Basic Grammar, Communication, and Reading Comprehension courses are designed to prepare students for higher level courses by giving them the skills needed to effectively communicate through reading, writing and speaking. British and American Literature elective courses provide students with the ability to use literary terms and conduct research from credible sources.
Our Creative Writing and Literary Exploration courses expose students to a variety of genres, literary elements, and text structures. Composition and AP Prep American Literature courses prepare students for writing tasks they’ll encounter in college and the workplace.
Family & Consumer Science Courses
Take our Life Skills and Career Planning courses to find guidance for maintaining employment in a career path that fits your skills and interests. Students will learn to analyze verbal and nonverbal communication and gain teamwork skills necessary in the workplace.
Our Chef Foods and Worldwide Cuisine courses are engaging and comprehensive for students with interests in restaurant operation or food preparation. Or learn the elements and principles of design through our Fashion and Interior Design Course. A Child Development course is a great start for students with goals of becoming a teacher, pediatrician, child psychologist or social worker.
Health & Physical Education (PE) Courses
Students with access to a range of individual sports learn the benefits of physical activity and are able to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle in adulthood. Our Intro to Fitness course is designed to get students moving and improve both their knowledge and physical health.
A Health course is a great option for students who want to learn ways to achieve a healthy lifestyle that reduces health risks. Our Nutrition and Wellness class offers a comprehensive study of nutritional principles and guidelines, including the importance of understanding food labels-knowledge that will prove vital when making healthy life choices as an adult.
The Fitness Fundamentals 1 and 2 courses provide more in-depth coverage of muscular strength, endurance, cardiovascular health, flexibility, and body composition topics. Learning about general health and specific aspects of fitness gives students the skills necessary for living a healthy life.
Information Technology (IT) Courses
Our wide variety of online senior level IT courses allow us to cater to the needs of every student. AP Computer Science Principles allow students to study programming for college credit while achieving their high school goals. Our Digital Imaging 1 and 2 courses provide a great overview of digital cameras and general photography concepts, plus students will leave with a portfolio demonstrating the skills they’ve learned.
Students interested in pursuing a career in programming will find our Programming JAVA 1 and 2 courses a great starting point to learn the basics of Java and how to use a Graphical User Interface to create their own programs.
Our Web Development A and B courses are great when paired with the Web Design Editors class, students will learn HTML & CSS in order to create well-formed websites.
Use our Math Pathways chart as a guide to plan which math classes you want to take
eAchieve Academy offers math courses at varying levels so every student can find the one that best fits their needs and learning pace. Our Pre-College Math, Pre-Algebra, and Integrated Math courses are great for students that struggle in math or need reinforcement before moving onto higher levels.
For students headed down a career path with minimal math requirements our Math for Consumers and Geometry courses provides comprehensive everyday math skills that translate well into the real world. Our Pre-Algebra and Algebra 1 & 2 courses are high school level introductory courses.
Pre-Calculus and Trigonometry are what most students take after passing Algebra 2, before moving onto AP courses. Taking AP Calculus A/B and B/C for college credit is a great way for students to prepare for college-level courses.
Students with a strong musical foundation tend to do better in academic classes. eAchieve Academy offers a variety of music courses like Music Appreciation and Music in Film for students who want to explore the world of music through exploration and listening.
Interested in learning guitar? Our online Beginning Guitar courses will show you the basics of acoustic guitar. Students will finish the courses knowing the proper techniques and be able to play simple melodies. For students seeking an online course for college credit or have plans to pursue music beyond high school, our AP Music Theory is a rigorous starting point.
eAchieve Science courses cover a wide range of topics to help students learn about the world around them through observations, experiments, and analysis. Our AP Biology, Chemistry, and Physics courses are taken for college credit and provide a great next step for students who have completed the high school level, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics courses we offer.
The Forensic Science course gives students and introduction to how science is used to support the legal system and our Anatomy & Physiology course provides the groundwork for future medical or healthcare career paths students may take.
Our Earth Science and Environmental Science courses are great starting points for students interested in learning about our planet and how humans impact it. Students will find inspiration for career options that involve this field of study. The Physical Science Chemistry and Physical Science Physics courses provide more coverage of basic concepts and principles needed to successfully complete future college classes.
Social Studies Courses
Learn about the past and how important events have changed the course of history. Six AP history courses guarantee students will find classes that interest them. Students will learn about different cultures through studying wars, societies, and revolutions in our US, European, and World History courses as well as their AP versions for college credit.
Our Economics and AP Economics Macro and Micro courses push students to draw conclusions about the main factors in production and the role of government in an open market society. A Social Issues course has students analyze the relationship between human behavior, culture, and society.
Are you interested in a career in Law or Government? We have introductory courses that provide basic overviews of both of these fields as well as a US in a Global Perspective course to encourage cultural understanding.
Study the behavior and mental processes of people through our Psychology courses and learn the patterns that shaped human understanding and how geographical circumstances impact all aspects of life.
World Language Courses
Our online high school offers five different languages for students to study. With options for AP level courses in French and Spanish students can study for college credit while earning their high school degree. Before reaching an AP-level course eAchieve Academy provides French, Spanish, and German courses, each in four levels that build off each other.
We also offer Latin 1,2, and 3 courses for students interested in the history of Rome. Through studying a foreign language students learn to communicate with others and discover the histories and cultures of the countries that speak other languages.
eAchieve Academy offers a wide range of online AP courses students can take in the 11th grade. We also offer AP Prep American Literature, which helps juniors prepare for AP English (offered senior year).
Because we’re a public charter school, all online AP classes are free for Wisconsin students under 21, no matter which school district or city you live in. If you live outside Wisconsin you can enroll with paid tuition.
K12 Online School In Wisconsin
Your choices for K12 online school enrollment continue to become more and more diverse. Students have many more options beyond a traditional brick-and-mortar education. The only way to make the best choice for your child is to know all of your options. You may elect public traditional brick-and-mortar schools, virtual school options, independent schools, private schools and many different variations. Learn how to enroll in online school at eAchieve.Enrollment Info
Full Time Students
By choosing to enroll in online school, as opposed to attending a traditional, face-to-face school, students take learning into their own hands. While attending eAchieve Academy, you are taught the same materials and courses as a traditional school.Full-Time Enrollment
Part Time Students
High school and home school students can enroll in one or two online classes every semester and still go to the same school you currently attend. eAchieve Academy offers a wide range of core classes, honors classes, AP classes and electives.Part-Time Enrollment
Students who want to transfer from their current school full-time to eAchieve for online high, middle or elementary school can do so for the remainder of the school year. To transfer to eAchieve during the school year, you must meet one of the open enrollment exceptions.Immediate Transfer
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Frequently Asked Questions About 11th Grade
How to get into AP classes in 11th grade?
Every school has a different policy when it comes to registering for AP classes. Sometimes you need a teacher’s recommendation, or you need to pass a prerequisite class with a good enough grade.
At eAchieve the decision to sign up for AP classes is up to you. If you’ve been doing well in core courses and honors classes and are up for the challenge you should try taking AP classes your junior year – especially if you plan on going to college. Learn more about how AP classes work or contact us with your questions – we’re here to help!
How many AP classes should a junior take?
Most high school juniors interested in AP classes should take between two and four AP classes. It’s a bit of a balancing act since you’ll want to allow time to prepare for the ACT and SAT tests in 11th grade. You should also consider your overall GPA.
You don’t want to overload your schedule with AP classes and have your grades suffer because you can’t keep up. Check out our guide to how many AP classes you should take each year of high school to get a sense of how to plan your course selections.
How to choose AP classes for your junior year?
There are two main things to consider when picking your 11th grade AP classes:
- Your intended college major
- Your academic interests
For example if you plan on getting an engineering degree in college, you should consider taking AP Calculus and AP Physics. If you’re leaning towards a degree in social sciences, choose classes like AP World History and AP Psychology.
If you have your heart set on a specific university, find out recommended classes for admissions including which AP class credits are accepted.
If you haven’t decided what you want to major in (which is fine!), choose AP classes that pique your interest and aim to create a well-rounded schedule for yourself. If you love the subject matter you’ll have an easier time putting in the work to earn a good grade and AP test score.
Can you transfer high schools in 11th grade?
Yes – You can apply to transfer to a different high school before or during your junior year. You can transfer high schools in 11th grade, before you start of junior year or at any time during the school year. You can transfer within the school district you live in, switch to a different district, or choose an online high school.
What classes should an 11th grader take?
All 11th grade students should start by taking core courses required for graduation. Juniors planning on college should choose electives that will challenge them academically and give their application an edge – for example AP classes. 11th grade students planning on entering the workforce after high school should choose their electives based on personal and professional interests – for example personal financial planning, digital technologies, entrepreneurship or psychology. If you’re unsure what classes to take, don’t worry. All eAchieve students have an academic advisor to help.
What should your GPA be in 11th grade?
If you’re planning on continuing your education in college and want to attend a top tier school with a great scholarship package, the answer is “as high as possible.” 3.5 and up is a good rule of thumb for top universities, but it all depends on the admission requirements for the school you have in mind. Remember colleges don’t just look at your GPA, they look at your whole transcript. Earning a 4.0 taking the minimum requirements won’t be as impressive as earning a somewhat lower GPA from consistently challenging courses. Ultimately it’s work ethic, not grades alone, that spells success after high school.
How many credits do you need to pass 11th grade?
Requirements vary from school to school, but generally a minimum of 5 credits are required for the 11th grade. What’s more important is planning your course load so that by the end of your senior year you have the 22 credits you need to graduate. Online junior year courses make it easier to earn high school credits online, whether you need to play catch-up or want to graduate early.
Can you graduate in the 11th grade?
It is actually possible to graduate in the 11th grade, but you generally need to test out of some introductory level classes and will likely need to take on additional coursework early in your high school years. If you’re highly motivated to graduate before your senior year, you should take extra high school classes over the summer, as well as during the school year. Online learning through eAchieve is a great way to earn extra high school credits and get ahead.
Can you apply to colleges your junior year of high school?
It depends on the school. Some colleges won’t accept applications from juniors as a rule. Others will let juniors apply if they meet specific criteria, namely acquiring a high school diploma before starting college. They may also require a minimum number of core classes in mathematics or English. If your goal is to graduate early, and you have the discipline and intellect to complete all the requirements, eAchieve Academy will do everything possible to help you make it happen.