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AP: The Basics

  • AP® courses are college-level courses offered in high school
  • Courses reflect what is taught in top introductory college courses
  • Students take AP Exams at the end of the course, measuring their mastery of college-level work
  • A score of 3 or higher on an AP Exam can typically earn students college credit and/or placement into advanced courses in college

AP Classes

The following AP Courses are currently offered:

  • AP Capstone: AP Seminar, AP Research

  • Arts: Studio Art: 2-D Design Portfolio

  • English: English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition

  • History and Social Sciences: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Psychology, United States History, United States Government & Politics

  • Mathematics and Computer Science: Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Computer Science A, Statistics

  • Sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Physics 1: Algebra-based, Physics C: Mechanics

  • World languages: Spanish Language and Culture

Students can earn the AP Capstone Diploma™ or the AP Seminar and Research Certificate™. 

Benefits of AP
  • Students learn rigorous college-level content and skills
  • AP courses are interesting and rewarding academic experiences
  • Opportunity to earn valuable credit and placement in college
  • 85% of selective colleges and universities report that a student’s AP experience favorably impacts admission decisions
  • Students who take AP courses and exams are much more likely to complete a college degree on time. Graduating in four years represents a significant savings on the cost of college.