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Proud to be known nationally for its students' academic accomplishments, Paris High School celebrates a long tradition of high academic achievement, strong enrollment in advanced level classes, an outstanding fine arts program, and real-world relevant Career and Technical Education courses. Both the faculty and administration strive to serve the needs of all students by providing a well-balanced academic curriculum, a wide variety of high quality electives, innovative technology integration and application, and numerous extracurricular-based academic opportunities. Individual student needs are analyzed continually so that each student can be successful in a rapidly changing society, thus course offerings vary accordingly.
A wide variety of course offerings designed to meet the needs of students with different learning abilities and interests are available to students at grades 9-12. In addition to regular courses, College Board Advanced Placement and Paris Junior College Dual Credit courses allow students to earn college credits prior to graduation from high school.
Course descriptions, along with information relating to Graduation Requirements/Options; General Academic Information; Advanced Academic Programs, including Dual Credit and Advanced Placement courses; and Career and Technical Education, are included the Paris High School Course Description Handbook.
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Paris High School and PISD will observe Thanksgiving Holidays Monday, November 19, through Friday, November 23. Classes will resume on Monday, November 26.
Each month Paris High staff recognizes a student who goes above and beyond the norm of student expectations to help make the school a better place for learning. At the end of the year, the name of one of the monthly winners is drawn to receive a $100 Applebee’s gift card. See monthly winners on our Students of the Month page.