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AP/Honors Course Information & Applications

Honors and AP Course Admissions Policies

English

  • Students with a “C” or better, or with teacher recommendation, are invited to submit a response to a specific prompt. Prompts are available from English teachers.

World Language

  • Students must pass with a “C” or better in previous courses. Teacher recommendations are encouraged.

Math

  • Honors Geometry Prereq: B or better in Algebra 1 or teacher recommendation.
  • Algebra 2 Honors Prereq: B or better in Geometry Honors, A in Geometry, or teacher recommendation.
  • Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus & Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus Honors Prereq: B or better in Algebra II Honors or an A in Algebra II, and a teacher recommendation.
  • AP Calculus AB Prereq: B or better in Trig/Pre-Calc Honors, A in Trig/Pre-Calc or teacher recommendation.
  • AP Calculus BC Prereq: B or better in Trig/Pre-Calc Honors (summer work required), C or better in AP Calc AB, or teacher recommendation.
  • AP Statistics Prereq: B or better in Algebra 2, C or better in Algebra 2 Honors or teacher recommendation.

Science

  • Honors Chemistry Prereq: Completion of both semesters of Geometry with a C or better and both semesters of Biology with an A. Have taken or concurrently taking Algebra 2.
  • Honors Human Physiology Prereq: Completion of both semesters of Biology, Chemistry and Algebra 1 with a C or better.
  • AP Biology Prereq: Completion of both semesters of Biology and Chemistry with a B or better and science teacher recommendation; see AP requirements.
  • AP Chemistry Prereq: Completion of both semesters of Honors Chemistry with a C or better and science teacher recommendation; see AP requirements.
  • AP Physics 1 Prereq: Completion of both semesters of Trigonometry with a C or better and science teacher recommendation; see AP requirements.
  • AP Physics 2 AP Physics 1 or a comparable course, Precalculus (previously or concurrently) AP Environmental Science Prereq: 2 years of lab science (1 physical, 1 life), Algebra

Social Science

  • AP European History Prereq: Enrollment may include completion of a form with a writing sample, and summer reading. Please obtain writing prompt from your counselor, 9th grade English teachers, or social science teachers.
  • AP US History Prereq: Enrollment may include completion of a form with a writing sample, and summer reading. Please obtain writing prompt from your counselor, 10th grade English teachers, or social science teachers.
  • AP US Gov’t & Politics/AP Economics Prereq: Enrollment may include completion of a form with a writing sample, and summer reading. Please obtain writing prompt from your counselor, 11th grade English teachers, or social science teachers.

2018-2019 Honor/AP Course Applications Coming Soon!

Honors Course Applications (click on each class for information)

Advanced Placement Course Applications/Requirements (click on each class for information)


NO APPLICATION NEEDED FOR AP MATH

NO APPLICATION NEEDED FOR AP WORLD LANGUAGE

AP PASS RATES BEAT PREVIOUS YEAR!!!

CONGRATULATIONS STAFF & AP STUDENTS!

 

The College Board has announced the AP results from this past school year. Wilcox High increased previous years' passing rate scores while proctoring over 200 more tests from previous years. This is a true testament to all the hard work the staff and students put in at Wilcox High school. Go Chargers!!

 


 

Honor/AP Course Application Deadlines

Please look at the link for Honor/AP Applications. Deadlines will be posted by Feb. 2018!

 

Honors English 9- March 17 @11:59 pm. Turn in applications to Buchser, Cabrillo, Don Callejon, or Peterson’s English Department. Questions see or contact: Ms. DeLuca (B211): gdeluca@scusd.net

 

Honors English 10- March 28 @11:59 pm. Turn in applications to www.turnitin.com. Questions see or contact:Ms. Guttadauro (B206):  rguttadauro@scusd.net, Ms. Courey (B208): ccourey@scusd.net

 

Brit Lit Honors Grade 11/12- March 28 @11:59 pm. Turn in applications to www.turnitin.com.Questions see or contact: Mr. Jackson (B203): ijackson@scusd.net, Ms. Hunger (B200): chunger@scusd.net. 

 

Honors Chemistry- March 28 @11:59 pm. Click on this link for application: https://goo.gl/forms/PEkFaPOhdzkmY3I03   

Questions see or contact: Ms. Cayabyab Vratny (S116): rcayabyabvratny@scusd.net

 

AP Lang- March 28 @11:59 pm. Turn in applications to www.turnitin.com. Questions see or contact:Ms. Courey (B208): ccourey@scusd.net, Ms. Traudt (R304): ktraudt@scusd.net, Ms. Nuti (B212): anuti@scusd.net

 

AP Lit- March 28 @11:59 pm. Turn in applications to www.turnitin.com. Questions see or contact:Ms. Guttadauro (B206): rguttadauro@scusd.net, Mr. Jackson (B203):  ijackson@scusd.net

 

AP Euro, AP US Hist, AP Gov, AP Macro- March 28 @ 3:20 pm. Turn applications into the Counseling Office. Questions see or contact: Mrs. Dow (B105): kdow@scusd.net

 

AP Psychology- March 28 @ 3:20 pm. Turn applications into the Counseling Office.  Questions see or contact:Mrs. Dow (B105): kdow@scusd.net

 

AP Studio Art Drawing, 2-D Design, or 3-D Design- March 28 @ 3:20pm. Turn Portfolio into Mr. Bonotto (N101). Portfolios are only needed for students who have not taken the prerequisite courses. Questions see or contact: Mr. Bonotto (N101): nbonotto@scusd.net

 

AP Chemistry- March 28 @ 3:20 pm. Turn applications into the Counseling Office. Questions see or contact: Mr. Iverson (S101): diverson@scusd.net

 

AP Biology- March 24 @ 3:20 pm. Turn applications into the Counseling Office. Questions see or contact: Mrs. Srinivasan (S114): nsrinivasan@scusd.net 

 

AP Computer Science Principles- Questions see or contact: Mrs. Hardy (P108) phardy@scusd.net

 

AP Computer Science A- Questions see or contact: Mr. Muralt (P105) jmuralt@scusd.net