New River Academy Course Descriptions

New River Academy will be continuing educational and kayak adventure programs via our university age transition program “Patagonia Study Abroad.” New River Academy’s kayak high school now continues under World Class Academy.

For more information about New River Academy’s and World Classes new strategic partnership click here, "New River and World Class Academies Align High School and University Programs."

If you are interested in the best kayak high school program in the world click here for World Class Academy.

If you are interested in learning more about our kayak study abroad and gap year programs click here for New River Academy’s Patagonia Study Abroad.


Inspiring teachers take advantage of their international locations within their course curriculums.

Click on the main subject heading for detailed descriptions of each of the classes listed below it.


  • Language Arts 9
  • American Literature/Composition
  • British Literature/Composition
  • World Literature/Composition
  • European Literature/Composition
  • AP English Literature/Composition


  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Algebra II
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Calculus
  • AP Calculus


  • Environmental Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • AP Biology

Social Studies

  • Cultural/Environmental Geography
  • American History
  • World History
  • American Government
  • European History
  • AP US History

Foreign Language

  • Spanish I
  • Spanish II
  • Spanish III
  • Spanish IV
  • AP Spanish


  • Photography
  • Video Production
  • Speech
  • SAT Prep
  • Cultural Studies
  • Family & Consumer Science

Advanced Placement

The New River Academy will accommodate all students requiring advanced classes.

AP courses are aligned with the standards set by the College Board and classes are teacher led, rather than independent study. Students will take the AP exam upon completion of the course. AP courses taught in the past are: AP Biology, AP Physics, AP Calculus, and AP English.

AP testing

Please contact the academic coordinator for further assistance with advanced placement.

New River Academy Kayak School
4632 Beckwith Rd
Fayetteville, WV 25840
(304)- 574-0403
Fax: (304) 513-2247
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