About Us

Dr. John Tucker, Principal School: Camden County High School is the only high school in Camden County, offering comprehensive curriculum (9-12) with a variety of classes for both College Preparatory and Career Technology Preparatory serving 2,500+ students. Thriving Advanced Placement, Career Academy and work- based learning programs stimulate academic rigor and graduation employment readiness.Serving a diverse population, opportunities for interaction are nurtured among students from across our country and around the world. The shared experience of global perspectives and cultures broadens and deepens the CCHS education.An outstanding Special Education program accounts for frequent Kings Bay Naval Base assignment requests by families of children with special needs.Twenty-eight co-curricular activities, 23 varsity sports, a 1,285 seat auditorium, and state-of-the- art athletic facilities complement the well-rounded education offered at CCHS. Camden County High School has two 17-week semesters each academic year. Students take four 94-minute courses each semester on a 4x4 block schedule, for a total of eight courses per academic year. Typical students may earn 32 credits during four years of high school. Several AP classes are taught on an A/B block that alternate days throughout the entire year; some AP classes are offered Spring semester. Students are not limited in the number of AP, Gifted (if qualified), or Honors courses they may take. No IB courses are offered. Motivated students may take online courses through Georgia Virtual School or, if qualified, through academic and technical dual enrollment programs with College of Coastal Georgia or Coastal Pines Technical College. Credit Redemption opportunities exist, both during the school day, after school and during summer school. School Mascot: Wildcats&School Colors: Columbia Blue and White CEEB/ACT School Code: 113285 Enrollment: Senior Class: 582, Total: 2501 Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Georgia Department of Education

About Us

20 AP courses taught in 2015-2016

English Language English Literature
World History European History
U.S. History U.S. Government
Microeconomics Psychology
Human Geography Spanish
Environmental Science Biology
Chemistry Physics
Computer Science Calculus AB & BC
Statistics Studio Art, 2-D & 3-D

Previously, AP French & AP Spanish were taught, but budget cuts have temporarily reduced World Languages offered to French I & II and Spanish I, II & III.

Course Designations:

AP - Most rigorous courses.

Gifted Exceptionally talented students qualifying for Georgias Gifted Program may place in Gifted advanced courses if offered.

Honors Advanced courses are offered in each academic subject; at times may be combined with Gifted.

ACCEL College courses

Career Technology Education Courses:

Agriculture Technology, Automotive Technology, Business Technology, Teacher Internship, JROTC, Family/Consumer Finance, Metal Technology, Health Services Technology, Construction Technology, Engineering Technology, Work Programs (Worked-Based Learning and Youth Apprenticeship )

Notable Colleges Currently Attended by CCHS Grads/Future Plans

Alabama, Auburn, Berry, Clemson, College of Charleston, Columbia, Emory, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, Georgia Tech, Harvard, Mercer, Pennsylvania, Piedmont, Savannah College of Art and Design, Stanford, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M, U. S. Naval Academy, Valdosta State, Vanderbilt, Webb Institute, and Wisconsin

Future Plans

Four-Year College/University 60%

Two-Year/Technical College 15%

Armed Services 15%

Employment/Other 11%

School Profile - Printable Version

School Profile 16 17.pdf

Alma Mater
Grades, Weight and Rank:

90-100=A, 80-89=B, 70-79=C, 70=NP

NGA is course numeric grade average. GPA is based on a 5.0 scale computed as follows: NGA - 50 / 10. All courses are included in both GPA and NGA.

All students are ranked by GPA

Students Parents: Georgia HOPE Scholarship grade point average is on a 4.0 scale, does not include electives or weighting, and is not on transcripts.

Advanced Placement Classes:

2016 Advanced Placement

430 students took 688 exams

AP National Scholars: 1

AP Scholars with Distinction: 19

AP Scholars with Honor: 18

AP Scholars: 57

Recent Accomplishments:
  • Over $7,000,000 in scholarships
  • CCHS Guidance Department named Among Nations Best in 2015
  • CCHS Ranks High Nationally on US News & World Report's Best High Schools list
  • FBLA Region, State and National Winners
  • FFA chapter became a National Three Star chapter
  • DECA Region and State Winners
  • JROTC 1st place Area 12 postal rifle match
  • CCHS Band All Superior Ratings Hawkinsville Invitational Marching Band Festival, Sound of Gold Marching Band Competition and Waycross Concert Band Festival
  • Region Champions in: Boys Tennis (2015) and Girls Tennis (2015)
  • State Champions: Wrestling - State Duals Champions 2012, State Traditional Champions 2015 & State Duals Champions 2015, Football - 3 State Championships
Camden County Testing Program

Sat CCHS GA National
Verbal 501 474 494
Math 493 469 508
Writing 472 456 482
ACT Composite 21.1 20.3 20.8

Diploma Requirements
28 credits required for graduation (unless student is pro-rated)

Camden County High School Diploma Requirements

Language Arts

4 units

(may include AP classes taken in grades 11 and 12)


4 units

Algebra I, Geometry, Advanced Algebra

One Additional Math class from among the 4th Year Options Offered


4 units

Option I Option II

1 Phys. Science 1 Biology

1 Biology 1 Chemistry

1 Env Science 1 Physics

1 Additional Lab Science 1 additional CP Science

Social Studies

4 units:

1 World History (or A.P. World History)

Am. Govt/Civics (or AP Government/Politics)

1 U.S. History (or AP U.S. History)

Economics (or AP Micro-Economics)

Health/Phys. Ed.

1 unit

Personal Fitness & Health

World Language

Elective: 2 units in same language

(not required by GA for graduation; recommended for college admission)

CTAE or Fine Arts Career Pathway

Students must complete at least three (3) classes in one Career Academy Pathway.*

*Career Pathways are specified by Georgia in a focused career/technical or fine arts area.

Additional Fine Arts or CTAE Electives

Students may take up to 12 additional elective classes. (depending on whether World Language classes are taken)

Additional courses will be selected from among the academic, career technical or fine arts electives offered (including AP course electives).