Advanced Placement/Honors

West Valley has the competitive edge for preparing honors students for college admission and success. Honors classes are rigorous, college-level courses for serious, self-motivated, and self-disciplined students.


 

 Advanced Placement Courses

 

    College credit may be earned by meeting the standard on Advanced Placement tests. West Valley currently offers:

     

    AP Biology (2014/15)

    AP English 506

    AP Chemistry  (2015/16)

    AP English 606

    AP Statistics 501/502

    *AP Government 201

    AP Art - 2D Studio Design

    AP Art - 3D Studio Design

    AP Art - Drawing
    *Students enrolled in CHS US Government (EWU) make take the AP Government Exam.

     

    College-in-the-High School Courses

     

    Central Washington University credit may be earned through successful completion of courses taken at the high school. West Valley currently offers:

     

    CHS German 401/402/403 (CWU)
    CHS Spanish 401/402/403 (CWU)

    CHS German 501/502 (CWU)

    CHS Spanish 501/502 (CWU)

    CHS Math 101 Mathematics in the Modern World (Statistics) (CWU)

    CHS Math 130 Mathematical Decision Making (Statistics) (CWU)

    CHS Pre-Calculus 401/402 (CWU)
    CHS Calculus 501/502 (CWU)
    CHS Environmental Science (2015/16) (CWU)
    CHS Physics 411/412 (2014/15) (CWU)
    CHS US History (CWU)

     

     

    Eastern Washington University credit may be earned through successful completion of courses taken at the high school. West Valley currently offers:

     

    CHS English:  College Composition ENG 101 (EWU)
     CHS English:  Survey of Literature ENG 170 (EWU)
     CHS US Government (EWU)

    CHS Music in the Humanities 212 (EWU)

    CHS History of Jazz (2017/18) (EWU)



    Honors Classes

     

      The district offers the following Honors Classes at West Valley High School:

       

      Honors World History

      Honors Language Arts

       

      The district offers the following Honors Classes at the Freshman Campus of West Valley High School:

       

      Honors Language Arts
      Honors Biology

      Honors Pacific Northwest History

      Algebra 2/Trig

       

      The district offers the following Advanced Classes at WV Junior High School:

       

      Advanced Language Arts
      *Computer Essentials (HS Credit)

      Advanced Science

      *Advanced Computer Essentials (HS Credit) 

      Advanced Social Studies

      *Spanish 101/102 (HS Credit)

      *Algebra 1 (HS Credit)

      *German 101/102 (HS Credit) 
       *Geometry (HS Credit)  

      *JH students may earn HS credit via Jump Start program.  
      Credit must be requested with parent signature.


       

      Tech Prep Courses

      College credit may be awarded for successful completion of the following courses:

       

      Intro to Sports Therapy

      Agricultural Mechanics 101/102

      Advanced Sports Therapy

      Horticultural Science 101/102

      Business Applications 101/102

      Drafting CAD 101

      Business Applications 201

      Drafting CAD 201

      Machinist Program - Blue Print Reading

       Marketing 101
       Child Care Basics ECED& 100

      Intro to Early Childhood Education ECED& 105

      Health, Safety, and Nutrition ECED& 107
      Early Childhood Education Practicum ECED& 120


       

      Job Shadows & Internships

        Students can explore career pathways through available job shadows and internships.
        This is an excellent opportunity to gain insight into a variety of career pathway options.

        Contact your guidance counselor for further information:

         

        West Valley High School:

        Shelly O'Neill, 972-5952

        West Valley Junior High School:

        Bernie Snow, 972-5817

        West Valley Middle School:

        Michael Yates, 972-5717