Middle School Advanced Academics

  • Students at Dripping Springs Middle School and Sycamore Springs Middle School have the opportunity to take Honors courses. These courses are designed to challenge motivated students to understand the rigorous content and to prepare students for high school Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Honors courses are currently offered in Grades 6-8 for all core content areas. 

    Middle School Course Catalog

    Duke Talent Identification Program



Advanced Placement Courses

  • Dripping Springs High School offers 22 Advanced Placement courses, as well as many Honors courses. AP classes are college-level courses guided by College Board that are taken as a part of the high school program, offering students the opportunity to take courses with more challenging college-level content. Students who score successfully on AP exams may qualify for college credit at most colleges and universities.

    The following AP courses are offered at Dripping Springs High School:

    English Language & Composition English
    Literature and Composition Spanish
    Calculus AB
    Calculus BC
    Computer Science
    Physics 1
    Physics 2
    Environmental Science
    Human Geography
    U.S. History
    World History
    Studio Art 2D Design
    Studio Art 3D design
    Studio Art Drawing
    Music Theory

    See Course Catalog for a full listing of AP courses.