Westview Course Registration

For Incoming 9th Grade Students

Welcome to Westview

Watch the video below to learn more about the Westview student and parent experience.

Important Dates for Course Request

Big picture

Welcome to Westview's Class of 2024!

You will find that we are different from traditional high schools, starting with our 4 x 4 block schedule. Students may choose to complete between 6-8 courses per year. The number of courses a student chooses is divided between two terms/semesters. If a student chooses to take six courses, they will have three classes and one period "Off Roll" each term/semester, which allows them extra study time while participating in sports, music, and other extra-curricular activities. However, many students choose to take seven or eight classes per year and earn extra credits towards graduation and/or college admission requirements. The flexibility of the 4 x 4 schedule allows the student and parent to choose the appropriate number of classes for each term in high school. Click here to learn more about our school to include an overview, general information, special recognition, academic information and more

Sample 9th Grade Schedule on a 4x4:

Big picture

Steps to Course Registration

Counselors will visit classes at Black Mountain Middle School and Mesa Verde Middle School to provide students with information about the course selection process. During the presentation, each student will receive:

  • 4-year Planning Guide
  • List of courses offered
  • Instructions on how to register for their classes online via MyPlan

The Course Request window will be open from March 13th at 8:00 am to March 27th at 4:00pm.

Big picture

8th Grade Open House

All campus events have been cancelled due to district closure. Please contact the following email for any questions you may have regarding course registration. westviewcounseling@gmail.com

Course Request Resources

Taking a class outside of Westview?

Courses taken prior to the start of 9th grade will not count towards high school graduation and will not appear on the student's transcript.

If you are taking a foreign language course outside of Westview you will need to complete the Application and Authorization Form for Foreign Language Credit PRIOR to beginning the class.

Prior to enrolling in a class outside of Westview, speak with our Registrar, Kim Carroll, to ensure it is on the PUSD approved list of outside courses.

Thinking of skipping a level of math or taking a summer math course outside PUSD?

Our recommendation is to not skip a level of math. PUSD does not currently have any approved Integrated Math classes through outside schools or programs that will be accepted for credit. If a student takes something over the summer it will not be on their PUSD transcript. More importantly, if a student signs up for the higher level next year and realizes it was not the correct placement, they are not guaranteed a spot in the previous level, as there may not be space available.

Specific to Integrated Math II: Aside from the mathematical instruction and curriculum reasons against skipping Integrated II, there is a college requirement component, as well. The UC system requires that students take a geometry-based math course as part of their 3 year math sequence. They consider Integrated Math II to be this course in the integrated sequence. As you can see in the diagram in the UC reference guide linked below, Math II or Geometry are required in all possible sequences. We have been advising students against skipping Integrated Math II for this reason in particular. We do not want students to find that when they apply for college that they do not meet the UC requirements because they did not take Integrated II. The diagram and more information can be found on page 10 of the UC Counselor Reference Guide.

Still have more questions?

View our course selection FAQ

Want to attend Westview but live outside our boundaries?

Please visit the PUSD page for FAQs about Residency and Transfers

The window for transfer requests for the 2020-2021 school year is now open through March 31, 2020 at 5 p.m.

Transfer decisions are made at the PUSD Attendance Office. We have no control, prior knowledge or influence over district decisions.

Big picture