Advanced Academics: Honors

  • Lewisville ISD is proud to offer a variety of HONORS courses that are open to all secondary students. The purpose of these courses is to meet the needs of students eager to engage in a challenging curriculum as they consider the multiple pathways that will lead to future college and career success. 

    HONORS courses will offer an additional layer of depth and complexity applied to the standard core content alongside the high expectations and authentic learning experiences found in all LISD courses. Depth and complexity applied to the standard curriculum offers rich learning experiences for students interested in taking on the challenge of advanced coursework.

    Specific course descriptions can be found in the High School Course Description Guide. In addition, Honors courses in the core subjects are also offered at the middle school level.

    See below for frequently asked questions about HONORS courses in LISD:

  • What is DEPTH in an HONORS course?

  • What is COMPLEXITY in an HONORS course?

  • What will students experience in an HONORS course?

  • Are HONORS courses accelerated in any way?

  • What HONORS courses are offered in LISD?

  • Who can take an HONORS course?

  • Are there circumstances where a student would be placed in an HONORS course?

  • What are the benefits of an HONORS course?

  • What GPA points are earned for a high school HONORS course?

  • May students move in and out of HONORS courses before the end of the term or school year?

  • Can students who did not participate in HONORS courses in middle school participate in high school?

  • Can students that receive services through ESL, Special Education, Dyslexia, G/T and other special services participate in HONORS courses?

  • Can students that participate in extracurricular activities enroll in HONORS courses?