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photo credit: wilson high school

 

Wilson Academic Vision of Excellence

The WAVE pathway exhibits the best qualities from students. It is the most rigorous program provided in Wilson High School, which is designed for students who excel in and out of the classroom.

 

Requirements:

History

  • Freshmen Year: AP Human Geography
  • Sophomore Year: AP World History
  • Junior Year: AP US History
  • Senior Year: AP Government/ Macroeconomics

 

English

  • Freshen Year: English 1-2 Accelerated
  • Sophomore Year: English 3-4 Accelerated
  • Junior Year: AP English Language and Composition
  • Senior Year: AP English Literature and Composition

 

Math

  • Freshmen Year: Geometry Accelerated
  • Sophomore Year: Algebra 2 Accelerated
  • Junior Year: Honors Precalculus
  • Senior Year: AP Calculus OR AP Statistics

 

Science

  • Freshmen Year: Biology 1-2 Accelerated
  • Sophomore Year: AP Biology or Honors Chemistry

Junior and Senior year: Must take 3 years of science

  • The third and fourth year of science must be an AP, honors, or accelerated
  • Fourth year of science is not required

 

WAVE Capstone:

  • Start from Sophomore year OR from Junior Year
  1. AP Seminar
  2. AP Research

 

Additional Classes:

Science: Minimum of 3 years

  • Must be Accelerated, Honors or an AP Course.

 

World Language: Minimum of 4 Years of the SAME language

  • Visual/Performing Art: Minimum of 1 year.

 

Physical Education: Minimum of 2 years

  • Substitutes: Dance, Bruinettes, or Cheerleading