Mesa Public Schools Advanced Honor for Excellence in Academics
MPS students planning to apply to universities with competitive admission requirements may pursue the MPS Advanced Honor for Excellence in Academics designation. This designation requires additional rigorous coursework beyond a standard diploma. Students will be required to complete 24.0 credit requirements (including 4 years each in English, mathematics, science; 3 years of social studies and world languages (same language or 2 years in 2 different languages); 1 year fine/practical arts; 1 year physical education and 4 years of electives) and must complete the required Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) courses required. Students must achieve a minimum of 3.25 unweighted GPA. (All MPS high schools)
The MPS Advanced Honor for Excellence in Academics will be available beginning with the class of 2019.