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About the Achievement Program
Welcome to the Taylor High School Achievement Program - a special place that is very different from the other classrooms you have attended. The Achievement Program offers over 40 different subject options, all presented in an individualized competency-based mastery model that accommodates a diverse range of learner needs.
Students enrolled in the classes in the Achievement Program will be using the GradPoint computer courseware; an approach to learning that does the following:
  • Encourages learners to study at their own level and move at their own pace
  • Creates a dynamic environment within which to practice and acquire skills
  • Provides precise measurement of the learner’s progress
  • Promotes individual accountability

About Mr. Matthys

  • 20th year with Taylor ISD
  • BS (Biology) from Texas Lutheran University
  • Texas Teaching Cert. from LeTourneau University
  • Certified 8-12 mathematics
  • THS & TMS boys golf coach
  • Married with 4 grown daughters & 7 grandchildren
  • Avidly involved in outdoor sports
  • Bird Taxidermy