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Enjoy advanced classes and out-of-the-ordinary experiences

As part of our commitment to innovation, St. John’s Northwestern continually enhances our honors classes, Advanced Placement and dual credit offerings, and specialty programs such as Aviation Science. Here’s a look at current offerings. For complete details, see our Curriculum Guide.

Honor Diplomas

  • STEM Honors Diploma
  • Humanities Honors

Specialty and Honors Courses 2021/2022


  • English 9 Honors
  • American Studies English Honors
  • World Studies English Honors
  • AP Language and Composition
  • College English 101
  • College English 102


  • Geometry Honors
  • Algebra 2 Honors
  • Trigonometry/Pre-Calculus Honors
  • Calculus Honors
  • Statistics Honors
  • College Calculus and Analytical Geometry I & II*
  • College Elementary Statistical Analysis and Statistical Analysis*


  • Biology Honors
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Physics
  • College Heredity*
  • College Human Anatomy & Physiology*

Social Studies

  • World History Honors
  • US History Honors
  • 20th Century History Honors
  • AP European History
  • College History 101 & 102*


  • PLTW Engineering Explorations (middle school)
  • PLTW Introduction to Engineering Design
  • PLTW Principles of Engineering
  • AP Computer Science

Other Courses

  • Aviation
  • Emergency Medical Training (EMT)
  • Technical education Diploma offered in partnership with GPS Education Partners for students with career aspirations in manufacturing, technology or skilled trades.

*Dual Credit College Courses
Dual credit college courses allow students to earn both high school credit (0.5 cr./semester) and college credit (credits vary). Qualified students may take college-level courses for dual credit with the University of Wisconsin system.