Academics

Curriculum

The Williamsport Area High School offers a setting for students to grow and to interact with teachers and fellow students in learning. In cooperation with the home and the community, the school recognizes individual abilities, attitudes, and behaviors and encourages each student's aesthetic, intellectual, moral, physical and social development.

The following courses are required for graduation. In addition to the standard courses, many honors and advanced placement courses within each discipline are also offered.

  • Four English courses are required, one at each grade level 9-12. 
  • Four social studies courses are required, one at each grade level 9-12.
  • Four math courses are required for graduation, or three are required if four science courses are completed.
  • Four science courses are required for graduation, or three are required if four math courses are completed. 
  • Students are required to complete a semester each of Physical Education 01 and Health 01. After completion of those requirements, they must complete EITHER an additional Physical Education course or Health 02.

Students are also able to select elective courses from:

  • World Languages
  • Career & Technical Education
  • Fine & Performing Arts
    • Choral Music – 5 performing groups
    • Orchestra – 3 different orchestras
    • Band – 3 different bands
  • Visual Arts
    • Two-Dimensional (Drawing, Painting, Printmaking)
    • Three-Dimensional (Clay, Sculpture, Jewelry)
    • Photography & Digital Media 

Career & Technical Education

Students interested in more hands-on learning and technical trades may select courses that fall under our Career & Technical Education program.  Learn more.

Tutoring Schedule

Any student requiring help in any subject area may seek tutoring after school on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in the high school library from 2:30 – 3:50 p.m. The late bus will then leave at 4:15 p.m.