2024/2025 Course Registration Process

The pages below will help current and future WMS students register for classes for the 2024/2025 school year. Please select the page that best describes your child's grade level for the upcoming school year. Additionally, a quick glance at the classes offered at Walton is available below.

Walton Middle School Course Offerings

ACPS Middle School Program Guide


6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade (all courses are single blocked)


 -Lang Arts 6

 -Lang Arts 7                  

 -Lang Arts 8                     


 -Math 6                           -Math 6 Compacted (Math 6 - Math 8 curriculum)

 -Math 7                           -HON Algebra I* (single blocked)             

 -Math 8                               -HON Algebra I*               -HON Geometry*

History & Science   (year-long every other day)

 -Science 6                       -US History 6

 -Science 7: Life Science                           -US History 7

 -Science 8: Physical         -Civics and Economics

Health and Physical Education

 -Health & PE 6              

 -Health & PE 7

 -Health & PE 8

Career and Technical Education (CTE)

 -CTE Career Investigations (required if not taking a music course)            --CTE Coding, Cyber, and IT Exploration 6     -STEM Design and Construction Exploration 6

 -CTE Media, Arts, and Design 7                         -STEM Engineering Exploration 7

 -CTE Business and Entrepreneurship 8         -STEM Manufacturing & Prototyping Exploration 8

Fine and Performing Arts

 -Art 6                               -Band 6                           -Chorus 6                       -Orchestra 6

 -Art 7                               -Mixed Media Art 7       -Yearbook 7                   -Band 7                           -Chorus 7                       -Orchestra 7                 -Broadcast Journalism /Filmmaking 7

 -Art 8                                 -Mixed Media Art 8         -Yearbook 8                       -Band 8                             -Chorus 8                         -Orchestra 8                     -Drama 8                           -Broadcast Journalism/ Filmmaking 8                     -Independent Study

World Languages

 -World Language Explore                             -Spanish Immersion

 -Spanish A                       -French A                       -Spanish Immersion

 -Spanish I* (full block)   -Spanish for Fluent Speakers* (full block)        -French I* (full block)

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)

 -AVID: Advancement Via Individual Determination 6

 -AVID: Advancement Via Individual Determination 7 (application or prior enrollment required)

 -AVID: Advancement Via Individual Determination 8 (application or prior enrollment required)

Additional Course Options  -Library Aide  -Study Hall (Algebra I students only)               -Library Aide

 -Study Hall                         -Core+Math                       -Core+Reading                 -Library Aide

*High school credit course       

Course Participation and ACPS Anti-Racism Policy

  • Click here to access the full policy.
  • To address disparities in course participation (including AP/honors participation):
    1. All school staff making class recommendations shall provide a written electronic explanation for the recommendation to students and/or families.
    2. School counselors shall be responsible for educating students and families as equitable partners in the selection process and course sequencing.
    3. Middle and high schools will offer opportunities for supplementary coursework, such as summer bridge programs or tutoring during or after school, to students interested in moving to higher level courses.