Advanced Academics

Warren High School has three different ways a student can earn college credit. They are Advanced Placement (AP), Dual credit, and OnRamps. Only certain classes are offered as dual, AP, and/or On Ramps.

Dual Credit

  • Students must apply to Northwest Vista AND qualify for college level courses, in order to take dual credit. For more information on the process, click HERE.
  • The credit is awarded from Northwest Vista.
  • Dropping dual credit classes may affect your college transcript/financial aid.
  • Credits are transferable to any Texas public university.
  • When the student graduates from high school, he/she will need to order a transcript from Northwest Vista also, it will list his/her dual credits and grades.
  • Courses are weighted (5 extra points on the students' GPA).
  • Students will have one teacher.
  • Students will have two separate grades.
  • Warren H.S. offers many dual credit courses, please check course listings (look for D).

OnRamps

  • Students earn college credit through UT Austin.
  • Students engage in UT coursework.
  • Transfers to colleges in Texas and beyond.
  • Students will have two teachers (one from Warren and one from UT).
  • Courses are weighted (8 extra points on the students' GPA).
  • Students will have two separate grades.
  • When you graduate from high school, you will need to order a transcript from UT.
  • Warren High School offers Statistics, Physics, and PreCalculus

Advanced Placement (AP)

  • There are no entry requirements for AP.
  • The AP exam is held at the end of the year. The student must score a 3 or better on the exam to receive college credit.
  • The AP scores will be sent to the college that the student chooses to attend. That receiving college will award the college credits.
  • AP credits are accepted at most colleges and universities across the United States.
  • Courses are weighted (8 extra points on the students' GPA).
  • Warren H.S. offers many AP courses, please check course listings (look for AP).
*some courses are considered AP D, which means the student has two chances at receiving the college credit. These classes award 8 extra points to the students GPA.