- Advanced Placement Program
- College and Career Center
- Dual Credit Courses
- Tutoring Schedule
- EOC Acceleration
The College Board Advanced Placement Program gives students the opportunity to pursue college-level courses while still in high school. College credit may be granted by a university based upon Advanced Placement examinations with a score of 3 or higher.
Advanced Academic Specialist
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What Are Dual Credit Courses?
Dual Credit courses are offered in a variety of subject areas including math, science, English, economics, history, government and a wide variety of technical courses.
Dual Credit courses are taught either at the college or at the high school. Courses are taught by college faculty or by qualified high school instructors who meet the same criteria as college faculty.
If you are interested in a Dual Credit course, check with Mrs. Dorman for a complete list of available courses. Dual Credit academic courses are transferable to all Texas public colleges and universities and to some private and out-of-state institutions.
What Are the Benefits?
Dual Credit offers motivated high school students the opportunity to earn college and high school credit simultaneously. As a Dual Credit student, you can:
>> Save money on college tuition.
>> Finish college faster.
>> Enjoy an easier transition to college-level coursework and college life.
Who Can Enroll?
To participate in the Dual Credit program, you must: Be enrolled in good standing in 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade of a participating high school, private, charter or home school. Have approval from a high school counselor. Fulfill appropriate admissions criteria to the college. Meet minimum test scores.
The Choir program at West Mesquite High School prides itself on discipline, creativity, hard work, and excellence.
There is a choir at West Mesquite for anyone who wishes to sing no matter their ability level.
- Cross Country
- Track and Field
- Academic Decathlon (AcDec)
- Art Club
- Anime Club
- AVID (Advanced Via Individual Determination)
- Crime Stoppers
- Distributive Clubs of America (DECA)
- Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
- Girls Club
- Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)
- Interact! Club
- Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC)
- Louder Than A Bomb (LTAB)
- National Honor Society (NHS)
- PAL (Peer Assistance and Leadership)
- Student Council (STUCO)
- Technology Student Association (TSA)
- Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE)
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a national Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) for young men and women in Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) education in public and private school through grade 12. FCCLA offers intra-curricular resources and opportunities for students to pursue careers that support families. Since 1945, FCCLA members have been making a difference in their families, careers, and communities by addressing important personal, work, and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences education.
Ready, Set, Teach!
WMHS Girls Club is an organization that strives to encourage and empower our girls to embrace leadership, positive relationships, and service to our community and campus.
For more information contact: Colleen Duke
The mission of HOSA is to empower HOSA-Future Health Professionals to become leaders in the global health community through education, collaboration, and experience.
There are many opportunities in JROTC for leadership, service to our school, community, and nation, scholastic achievement, and most of all - fun! More information about the JROTC program at West Mesquite High School can be found by visiting their external website https://wmjrotc.weebly.com.
TSA or Technology Student Association is a local, regional, state, and national organization focused around the promotion of student activities in the STEM, Arts & AV, and manufacturing clusters. Students have a chance to participate in local events, develop leadership skills, and compete in a multitude of events.
The Texas Association of Future Educators or TAFE (pronounced "taffy") is a co-curricular statewide non-profit (501 c3) student organization created to allow young men and women an opportunity to explore the teaching profession. The organization was created in 1984 to provide the best and brightest high school and middle school students in Texas with the necessary knowledge to make informed decisions about pursuing careers in education.