Middle School Advanced Academics
Students in Dripping Springs Middle School and Sycamore Springs Middle School have the opportunity to take Pre-Advanced Placement (Pre-AP) courses. These courses are designed to challenge motivated students to understand the rigorous content and to prepare the students for high school Pre-AP and Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Pre-AP courses currently are offered in Grades 6-8 for all core content areas. Information regarding specific classes and enrollment is included in the brochure and FAQ below.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Advanced Placement Courses
Dripping Springs High School offers 22 Advanced Placement courses, as well as many pre-AP courses. AP classes are college-level courses that are taken as a part of the high school program, thus 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.
For 2019-20, AP courses will be offered at Dripping Springs High School in the following subjects:
English Language & Composition English
Literature and Composition Spanish
Studio Art 2D Design
Studio Art 3D design
Studio Art Drawing
See Course Catalog for a full listing of Pre-AP and AP courses.