Advanced Placement Overview

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    Whitewater High School offers 23 Advanced Placement ( AP) courses. Parents and students are encouraged to educate themselves on the classes offered and the teacher’s expectations. Each AP course is taught at the college level, offering the opportunity for willing and motivated students to challenge themselves. Whitewater High School has also been recognized by College Board for the following awards over the years:

    • AP STEM School
    • AP STEM Achievement School
    • AP Merit School
    • AP Humanities School

    Additionally, Whitewater High School has received multiple academic recognitions, such as, US and World News identifying Whitewater High School as one of America’s Best High Schools ( #41 in the state of Georgia). WHS was also named one of America’s Most Challenging High Schools from the notable Washington Post. Our SAT scores rank 41st out of 436 high schools across Georgia.

    Why take AP?

    Earn College Credit and Advanced Placement

    • Receive recognition from more than 3,600 college and universities that annually receive AP Exam scores. Over 90% of 4-year colleges in the US provide credit and/ or Advanced Placement qualifying scores
    • Have time to move into upper-level courses in your field of interest, pursue a double major, or study abroad
    • Design a college experience that suits you and gives you the flexibility to get the most out of your college years

    Stand Out in the College Admissions Process

    • Demonstrate your maturity and readiness for college
    • Show your willingness to take the most rigorous courses available to you
    • Emphasize your commitment to academic excellence

    Gain Skills that Will Help You Succeed in College

    • Get a head start on college-level work
    • Improve your writing skills and sharpen your problem solving techniques
    • Develop the study habits necessary for tackling rigorous courses

    Broaden Your Intellectual Horizons

    • Be part of a community of students and educators who are passionate, curious, and committed to academic excellence
    • Engage in the intense discussion, solve problems collaboratively, and learn to write clearly and persuasively

    Advisement from School Counselors for Advanced Placement and / or Dual Enrollment courses

    Please click AP Course Information for additional information.