Hayfield Secondary Suggested Honors/AP Schedule Progression

There are no hard and fast rules for choosing Honors & AP classes. However, the following table presents a strongly suggested format. It is assumed that students will have earned an “A” or “B” in the prerequisites. Prerequisites for some classes are in italics. Students and parents should speak with counselors and teachers in order to best assess what schedule is appropriate for each individual student’s strengths and interests.


Grade 9

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12


Social Studies


Honors World History I


AP World History


AP U.S. History

AP American Civilization

AP U.S. Government

AP Comparative Government

AP Psychology (can also be taken in 11thgrade)




Honors English 9


Honors English 10

AP English Language AP American Civilization

AP English Literature




Honors Geometry


Honors Algebra II

Honors Pre-Calculus

AP Calculus AB AP Calculus BC Pre-Calculus Computer Systems2


AP Statistics

Algebra II

Computer Science

AP Computer Science

Computer Science

Computer Systems AP Computer Science Computer Science

Computer Systems AP Computer Science Computer Science




Honors Biology

Honors Chemistry Algebra II (Generally taken concurrently with Honors

Chemistry) Previous lab class

Honors Physics Taking Pre-Calculus 2 previous lab classes

AP Biology Honors Biology Honors Chemistry

Anatomy and Physiology(Can be taken concurrently with AP Biology)

AP Chemistry Honors Chemistry Pre-Calculus

AP Environmental Science Honors Biology Honors Chemistry

Algebra II

AP Physics Honors Physics Pre-Calculus


Foreign Language


Language 2


Language 3


Language 4


AP Language

(AP Latin Virgil, AP Spanish Language, AP French Language, AP Japanese Language)

Fine Arts

AP Music Theory: suggested for 11th or 12th grade students who are also enrolled in an intermediate or advanced level choir, band or orchestra and/or have taken Music Theory (non AP).

AP Studio Art: Generally, students should follow the following progression in order to be prepared for AP Studio Art in 12th grade: Grade 9 -

Art 1, Grade 10 - Art 2, Grade 11 - AP Art Studio Drawing and, if time allows, Art 3