Park City Independent has a full high school curriculum. Course registration is available for individual courses or full-time enrollment. Our curriculum is constantly growing as we add new high-quality courses. Please speak with an academic adviser if you have specific course needs. Click here to visit our contact page.
An Overview of Online Courses
Language Arts Courses
Language arts courses are available for grade levels 6-12, as well as an additional course covering classic novels. These courses cover essay writing and literary style so that students can complete a variety of writing projects.
Social Studies Courses
Social studies courses cover U.S. History, World History, Government, and Economics. U.S. History and World History are also available for middle school students. U.S. History covers topics from the European colonization to American history in the 21st Century. World History exposes students to ancient civilizations, the Middle Ages, and events from the modern world.
Our mathematics courses provide students with opportunities to explore and discover algebraic principles on their own, prior to the lecture, and through Labs and Lab activities. Students follow along with the teacher as they solve each problem, with the teachers notes displayed as they are written. Students model and solve real world problems using algebra, functions, probability and data analysis.
Our science courses include earth science, physical science, biology, chemistry, physics, and middle school life science. Students will learn about the earths structure, plate tectonics, biology and genetics, biological history, scientific measurements, properties of matter, and the laws of science that control motion and energy.
The fine arts program includes a variety of art and art history programs. The Introduction to Art course includes a section about art appreciation and another section about art history. Students will learn about the visual elements of art, art terminology, principles of design, as well as a variety of creative media.
Physical Education and Health
Our health program teaches students about character development, the varying facets of mental health, stress and its resulting consequences, family relations, emotional development, sexuality, functions and development of the human body, and overall physical well-being. We also include a Physical Education course using activity-based learning. The course focuses on proper nutrition and the mastery of skills and concepts necessary for students to become accomplished monitors of their personal lifetime fitness.
Students have the ability to take world language courses online. Our wide selection of world language courses are available for full-time and part-time students.
Our computer science program is designed to help students learn the basics of word processing, electronic spreadsheets, and other computer technology.