The faculty and staff of Carroll High strive to provide students with a rigorous academic core and a variety of elective options. Most faculty members share a common planning period with their department members or with fellow teachers who have commonalities within their teaching assignments. PLC's (Professional Learning Communities) meet every week to discuss upcoming dates of importance, district and school-wide information, concerns, and teaching strategies.
Carroll High School’s Academic Departments include the following:
ELA and Foreign Languages (includes English, Reading, Speech, & Spanish)
Fine Arts (includes Art, Talented Art and Vocal & Instrumental Music)
Health and Physical Education (includes Adapted Physical Education)
Vocational/Technical Education (includes Technology Education, Nutrition Science, Career Exploration, Career Skills/Health, and Career Skills/Technical)
Business & Office Education
Medical Magnet (includes First Responder, Certified Nursing Assistant, Pharmacy Tech, Sports Medicine I & II, Medical Terminology, Intro. to Health Occupations)
CREDIT RECOVERY/CREDIT ADVANCEMENT
Those students who need to reclaim credits may (with parent, counselor, and administrative approval) participate in Credit Recovery which is held Monday through Thursday after school and on Saturdays. In addition, they may earn credits through enrollment at the Monroe City Virtual School.
Students desirous of ECHO (Extra Credit Help Opportunities) may take courses for Carnegie units and/or dual enrollment credit (if qualifications are met) through the University of Louisiana at Monroe, Louisiana Delta Community College, Louisiana Virtual School, and Northwestern State University. They may earn up to three credits for advancement, in addition to the seven for which they are registered at CHS, by also registering for virtual classes which require monitored testing on a weekly basis.