Academic and Career Programs:
Yulee High School offers a wide curriculum which includes Advanced Placement, Dual Enrollment, Honors and Career/Technical Programs.
Advanced Placement-The following AP courses are offered at YHS: Computer Science, English Literature and Composition, English Language and Composition, European History, American History, Macro Economics, Statistics, Calculus, Human Geography, Psychology, and US Government .
Dual Enrollment-DE is offered to 11th and 12th graders in conjunction with Florida State College of Jacksonville to allow high school students to earn both high school and college credit. YHS offers 8 on campus dual enrollment courses, including ENC 1101, ENC1102, LIT 2000, SLS 1103, OCB2000c, MAC1105, BSC 2010c & BSC2011c. Over 1750 hours of college credit was earned in 2015-16 through dual enrollment.
Honors-Courses are offered in English 1 & 2, Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry, Pre-calculus, Calculus, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Anatomy & Physiology, World History, Humanities, and US History.
Career/Technical Programs- YHS offers programs in Automotive, Allied Health, Building Construction, Web Design, Business Technology Culinary, JAVA, HVAC, and Video Game Design.
School and Community:
Yulee High School is one of four high schools in Nassau County. The school was re-opened in 2006, after Yulee went 40 years without a community high school. YHS serves approximately 1,300 students with over 100 faculty members, located just north of the metropolitan city of Jacksonville, Florida. YHS operates on a 4x 4 Block Schedule consisting of four nine 9 week grading periods beginning in August and ending in May.
Our population is comprised of 82% White and 13% African-American with the remaining 5% divided between Hispanic, Asian, Multi-Racial and American Indian. Approximately 48% of the students qualify for free or reduced federal meal program.
Class rank is computed at the end of the junior year, using grades 9-11 or 6 semesters and at the end of the 4th 9 weeks during senior year. The rank is determined by grade point average and includes all grades earned in all subjects taken.
Grading Scale-A=90-100, B=80-89, C=70-79, D=60-69, F=59 and below.
Grade Point Average-AP, DE and honors courses are weighted with one (1) additional point for a full credit and a half (.5) a point for a half credit.
English 4 credits Mathematics 4 credits Science 3 credits World History 1 credit U.S. History 1 credit American Government .5 credit Economics .5 credit Performing Fine Art 1 credit HOPE (PE/Health) 1 credit Electives 10 credits Total 26 credits