Advanced Placement (AP) courses offered at WCCS
AP Calculus AB
AP US Government & Politics
AP European History
All students who take AP courses will earn a weighted score of 1.1 on their high school transcript.
For example: If a student earns an 80% for a grade than it is weighted 1.1 so on the transcript it will show as 88%. All students who take AP courses are also required to take the AP exam in May. Depending on how the student performs and which college and major they choose, the student may earn college credit for the class.
There is a cost to take AP exams. The cost changes from year-to-year: Advanced Placement Course Online Information
Accelerated College Enrollment (ACE Courses) offered at WCCS
ACE is a concurrent enrollment program in which high school students take college courses at their high school and earn college credit through Corning Community College (CCC) or Genesee Community College (GCC). All courses are taught at the student's high school by high school faculty who have the appropriate degree and credentials required by CCC and GCC to be approved as adjunct instructors.
COURSES OFFERED THROUGH CORNING COMMUNITY COLLEGE
|ACE Biology||4 credits||juniors and seniors|
|ACE College Business Professionalism||3 credits||sophomores - seniors|
|ACE College English 1||3 credits||seniors only|
|ACE College English 2||3 credits||seniors only|
|ACE College Music Theory||3 credits||sophomores - seniors|
|ACE College Statistic||4 credits||juniors and seniors|
|ACE Essentials in Art||3 credits||juniors and seniors|
|ACE French IV||4 credits||juniors and seniors|
|ACE French V||4 credits||seniors|
|ACE Fundamentals of Music||3 credits||sophomores - seniors|
|ACE Moderated English 1||3 credits||seniors only|
|ACE Pre-Calculus||3 credits||juniors and seniors|
|ACE Personal Budgeting||1 credit||sophomore - seniors|
|ACE Spanish IV||4 credits||juniors and seniors|
|ACE Spanish V||4 credits||seniors|
|ACE Chemistry||4 credits||juniors and seniors|
* There is no currently no charge for Corning Community College Courses fo rhigh school students
Courses offered through GENESEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Health Academy (Application Process: Seniors Only)
|Cell Biology||3 credits|
|Responding to Emergencies||3 credits|
|Health & Career Planning||3 credits|
|Introduction Living Healthy||3 credits|
|General Psychology||3 credits|
|Medical Terminology||3 credits|
WC also offers the following GCC course
|ACE Introduction to Psychology||3 credits||juniors and seniors|
For more information please visit the GCC website.
All students who take ACE courses will earn a weighted score of 1.1 on their high school transcripts. For example, if a student earns an 80$, it is then weighted 1:1 so on the report card will show as 88%.