October 3, 2023

WVHS is proud to be featured in the AP® School Honor Roll for the 2022-23 school year!

The AP School Honor Roll recognizes schools that have demonstrated excellence in developing AP programs (and have seen positive results). We create a college-going culture and provide students with opportunities to earn college credits and maximize their college success.

WVHS Principal Georgiana Diopoulos shared exciting news.

“We are all extremely proud of the work our staff and students have done to achieve this prestigious honour,” she said. “We have her AP program here at the high school, and it’s a really valuable resource for students who are thinking about going to college. I see it as our final brushstroke. graduate portrait, Because these classes provide students with the ultimate guidance on what’s next, from leveling up academically to building new life skills. ”

For the 2022-2023 school year, WVHS enrolled 62 students as AP Scholars. Of these students, 25 were his AP Scholars with honors and 39 were his AP Scholars with honors.

Research shows that AP students are more likely to attend college and graduate on time. Students who enroll in her four-year college with AP course credits accelerate their path to graduation and build confidence for success in college. Additionally, even for those without college credit, AP coursework provides early exposure to college-level work and contributes to the school’s college-ready culture.

WVHS offers 13 Advanced Placement courses: American History, World History, American Government and Politics, Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics C, Calculus BC, English Language and Composition, English Literature, Computer Science A and Computer Science Principles. In addition, students have the opportunity to try 20 honors courses, as well as 12 college-level courses offered through educational partnerships with SUNY Albany, SUNY Orange, and Mount Saint Mary’s University. Through courses like this, students learn to think critically, construct solid arguments, and see different sides of an issue—skills that prepare them for college and beyond.

“AP is an opportunity for students to stand out in college, earn college credit and standing, and potentially increase their grade point average,” said AP Program Director Trevor Packer. “Each school has shown that it is possible to achieve high grades while expanding access to these college-level courses. They represent the best of our AP programs.”

“We are extremely grateful for the dedicated support from our administrators, faculty, and community in providing these outstanding AP, honors, and college-level opportunities for our students,” said Superintendent Dr. David Leach. I’m lucky.” “Not only do we have a program, but we make sure families know everything about it, the myriad benefits of taking the course, and exactly how and when to enroll. Masu.”

Also worth mentioning. Six WVHS students were also selected as Outstanding Students. Awarded by the National Merit Scholarship Program in 2023.

When it comes to fostering a culture of going to college, the WVHS course certainly seems to be doing just that.

Of the 344 graduates of 2023…

  • 61.4% plan to attend university (4-year degree)
  • 27.7% plan to attend university (2-year, technical, vocational school)

Congratulations to everyone in the Warwick Valley school community who helped make this happen! And When we’re talking about the AP program., How about looking back? The Superintendent spotlights Thomas Kuntz, Class of 2023 Valedictorian This is someone who got a perfect score on one of their AP exams.

Superintendent Spotlight: Thomas Kuntz

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