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Honors Criteria

Class

9th

10th

 

 

Honors Language Arts

Enrolled in Honors Language Arts 8 OR received an “A” in most recent semester of Language Arts

 

Cumulative academic GPA of 3.5 or above

 

Received an “A” in most recent semester of College Prep Lang Arts class OR “B” or better in Honors

 

Cumulative (9-12) un-weighted academic GPA of 3.5 or above

 

 

Honors Biology

Must have completed Algebra, be concurrently enrolled in Geometry, OR have a 3.5 GPA in Math and Science

 Enrolled in Geometry or higher OR have a 3.5 GPA in Math and Science

Honors Chemistry

 

 Enrolled in Geometry Honors or higher AND a 3.5 GPA in Biology and Math

AP Human Geography

Received an “A” in most resent semester of Language Arts and Social Studies OR “B” or better in Honors Language Arts and Social Studies

 

Cumulative academic GPA of 3.5 or above

 

Concurrent enrollment in LA 1 Honors recommended

 

 

 

AP European History

 

 Received an “A” in most recent semester of Language Arts class OR “B” or better in Honors

 

Cumulative (9-12) un-weighted academic GPA of 3.5 or above

 

Take placement test prior to AP Assignment Night

 

Concurrent enrollment in Geometry or higher math recommended

Honors Geometry

District Math placement test

 “A’s” in previous two semesters of math

 

Teacher recommendation

 

Honors Math

District Math placement test

 “A” or “B” in previous honors course OR “A’s” in previous two semesters of college prep course

AP Computer Science A

Completion of Geometry with a “B” or better OR

YLHS teacher approval

Completion of Geometry with a “B” or better OR

teacher approval

 

Honors World Languages

 

 

“A” in previous course

“A” or “B” in previous honors course OR an “A” in previous college prep course OR recommendation of previous teacher

 

Class

11th

12th

AP English Language

 

AP English Literature

Received an “A” in most recent semester of College Prep Lang Arts class OR “B” or better in Honors/AP

 

Cumulative (9-12) un-weighted academic GPA of 3.5 or above

 

Received an “A” in most recent semester of College Prep Lang Arts class OR “B” or better in Honors/AP

 

Cumulative (9-12) un-weighted academic GPA of  3.5 or above

 

AP Biology

Complete Biology and Chem with a “B” or better

Complete Biology and Chem with a “B” or better

AP Chemistry

 Complete Biology and Chem with a “B” or better

 

Complete Alg 2/Trig

Complete Biology and Chem with a “B” or better

 

Complete Alg 2/Trig

AP Physics

Concurrent enrollment in Trig/Math or higher

 

Complete Chemistry

Concurrent enrollment in Trig/Math or higher

 

Complete Chemistry

AP Environmental Science

Complete Biology and Chem with a “B” or better

 

Complete Algebra 1 with a “B” or better

Complete Biology and Chem with a “B” or better

 

Complete Algebra 1 with a “B” or better

AP US History

See AP Language Arts recommendations

 

Recommendation of World History teacher, if moving from College Prep

 

AP Economics

 

See AP Language Arts recommendations

 

 Recommendation of US History teacher, if moving from College Prep

AP Government

 

See AP Language Arts recommendations

 

Recommendation of US History teacher, if moving from College Prep

AP Computer Science A

Completion of Geometry with a “B” or better OR teacher approval

Completion of Geometry with a “B” or better OR teacher approval

Honors/AP Math

 “A” or “B” in previous Honors course OR “A’s” in previous two semesters of college prep course

 “A” or “B” in previous honors course OR “A’s” in previous two semesters of college prep course

Honors World Languages

AP World Languages

 “A” or “B” in previous honors course OR an “A” in previous college prep course OR recommendation of previous teacher

“A” or “B” in previous honors course OR an “A” in previous college prep course OR recommendation of previous teacher

 

 AP Studio Art

Submission of artist's portfolio AND teacher recommendation 

Submission of artist’s portfolio AND teacher recommendation