Aiming for College. Making the Best High School Choices to Meet Your College-Going Goals. Lisa Meyer Director of Social Studies and Advanced Academic Programs. Topics. Recommended High School Program vs. Distinguished Achievement Program Pre-Advanced Placement Advanced Placement
Making the Best High School Choices to Meet Your College-Going Goals
Director of Social Studies and Advanced Academic Programs
Find the DPHS Program of Studies at the Deer Park ISD website (www.dpisd.org under Parent Quick Links
*Subject to change during the current legislative session…stay tuned!
additional year of foreign language (3 rather than 2) and more stringent requirements as to course choices in math and science. This also drops the required number of elective courses from 4 to 3 (the foreign language replaces an elective).
Pre-AP, AP, Honors and Dual-Credit Courses
*AP Human Geography is a college-level course
Courses available at North Campus for 9th Graders
skills and habits needed to be successful in college.
receive a pass/fail rather than a grade.
Average 20 weighted credits
Ranges between 16-23 weighted credits
Is 70% female
Taking your best shot at getting into your first choice
volunteer hours, etc…
PSAT, SAT, and ACT
will use SAT scores as a college-entrance exam
will use ACT scores as a college-entrance exam.