The Communications Academy of Sir Francis Drake High School is a two year program made up of juniors and seniors. One year consists of AP Comp, U.S. History, and Digital Communications. The other consists of two semesters of English courses that may include Humanities, World Literature, or Poetry, as well as one semester of American Government, one semester of Economics, and Digital Communications.

Throughout the year, students work in groups on different film and graphic design-related projects. These include original shorts, documentaries, promotions for nonprofits, the Poetry Café, and political ads. These videos are showcased at the Little Theater at events at certain points during the year.