Academic Programs

  • PRHS Vision: PRHS is committed to providing our students a rigorous educational opportunity in a learning environment where relationships and relevant models will allow them to graduate as lifelong learners who will make valuable contributions in a globally diverse society. 

    PRHS Mission: It is the mission of Porter Ridge High School to inspire civic responsibility through the positive personal leadership of a staff which prepares students for the 21st century. The development of critical thinking and problem solving skills through a focus on service learning will empower our graduates to be globally-aware life-long learners and sophisticated consumers.

    PRHS Core Values: Rigor, Relevance, and Relationships

    PR Pathways Career Pathways and Academies at Porter Ridge High School:

    PRHS has a host of career pathways that support students as they select their courses throughout their high school years. Each of these pathways includes careers students can explore and related courses offered at PR. These pathways assist students in choosing courses as they prepare for future studies and the work force.  Future studies may include four year college, community college, military, technical schools, or on the job training. Porter Ridge HS believes that providing options for focused areas of study in high school students can best prepare themselves for both college and career options.  

    Pathways at Porter Ridge High School include: JROTC, Animal Science, Architect, Arts, Business Management, Culinary, Digital Media, Education, Engineering, Finance, Health Science, Information Technology, Law & Public Safety, and Liberal Arts.

    Please click here to see Porter Ridge Pathway Posters. From these posters you can click on a link to a pathway to learn more about possible career choices.  

    Please click here for more information on courses listed.  This link will take you to  a page where you can choose the UCPS Program of Studies which contains course descriptions.  

    Porter Ridge HS also offers Junior and Senior year Academies that are open to PRHS students and students from across UCPS.  These Academies include:

    For a list of all UCPS Academies click here.