ADVANCED PLACEMENT, COLLEGE IN HIGH SCHOOL, DUAL ENROLLMENT & CCBC ACADEMIES

There are fees associated with taking dual enrollment, College in High School courses for college credit, and advanced placement exams.  Please see the subject teacher or guidance office for specific fee information.

A.P. Courses Available

Students will have the opportunity to take A.P. (Advanced Placement) designated courses including: AP Literature, and/or AP Language and AP US Government and Politics. Other A.P. courses are available to be taken as elective credit through the Western Beaver Online Academy. Students who sign up to take an AP course must take the AP exam at the end of the year. Students will be responsible for half of the cost of the test.

Dual Enrollment through the Community College of Beaver County 

Juniors and seniors can take CCBC courses on campus at CCBC through the dual enrollment program. This dual enrollment program tuition is the responsibility of the parent/guardian. Students can earn college credits; however these courses will not take the place of Western Beaver course requirements. Announcements and updates will be made through the Guidance Department.

CCBC Academies

Juniors and seniors have the opportunity to participate and earn college credits in one of the CCBC Academies—Aviation, Health Services, Criminal Justice, Construction, and STEM. Eligibility is based upon GPA, attendance and character.  

College in High School through Duquesne University

Duquesne University authorizes CHS (College in High School) Environmental Science II here at Western Beaver. Students will be able to earn both Duquesne and Western Beaver credits at the same time, during the regular school schedule. Students desiring the college option will be responsible for covering the cost. Space may be limited, with seniors having scheduling priority.

Dual Enrollment through Penn State University (Beaver Campus)

Juniors and seniors can take Penn State courses on campus at Penn State, Beaver. This dual enrollment program tuition is the responsibility of the parent/guardian. Students can earn college credits and Western Beaver elective credit at the same time. Announcements and updates will be made through the Guidance Department.

College in High School through the University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh authorizes CHS (College in High School) Statistics (STAT 0200), CHS Chemistry (CHEM 0110), and CHS Calculus here at Western Beaver. Students will be able to earn both Pitt credits and Western Beaver credits at the same time, during the regular school schedule. Students desiring the college option will be responsible for covering the cost. Space may be limited in both courses, with seniors having scheduling priority. A mathematics placement assessment will be required for enrollment in CHS Calculus I (Math 0220). Students who do not earn the required minimum score will not be permitted to enroll in the University of Pittsburgh course.