AP General Information
AP® enables students to pursue college-level studies while still in high school. Through more than 30 courses, each culminating in a rigorous exam, AP provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to earn college credit and/or advanced placement. Taking AP courses also demonstrates to college admission officers that students have sought out the most rigorous coursework available to them.
Each AP course is modeled upon a comparable college course, and college and university faculty play a vital role in ensuring that AP courses align with college-level standards. Talented and dedicated AP teachers help AP students in classrooms around the world develop and apply the content knowledge and skills they will need later in college.
Each AP course concludes with a college-level assessment developed and scored by college and university faculty as well as experienced AP teachers. AP Exams are an essential part of the AP experience, enabling students to demonstrate their mastery of college-level course work. More than 90 percent of four-year colleges and universities in the United States grant students credit, placement, or both on the basis of successful AP Exam scores. Universities in more than 60 countries recognize AP Exam scores in the admission process and/or award credit and placement for qualifying scores. Visit www.collegeboard.org/ap/creditpolicy to view AP credit and placement policies at more than 1,000 colleges and universities. Performing well on an AP Exam means more than just the successful completion of a course; it is a gateway to success in college. Research consistently shows that students who score a 3 or higher on AP Exams typically experience greater academic success in college and have higher graduation rates than otherwise comparable non-AP peers.
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AP Agreement & Testing Contract - 2021-2022
AP Exam Schedule - Updated for 2020-2021
AP Course Drop Form - Deadline - July 9, 2021 @ 3:00pm
Deadline for Accommodations Requests
January 8, 2021, is the deadline to submit requests for accommodations for students with disabilities and, when required, complete documentation for the 2021 AP Exams. If requests are submitted after this date, there's no guarantee accommodations will be approved or appropriate exam materials will be shipped in time for the exam. Please submit the consent form below, completed and signed by the student and parent/guardian to Mr. Bradford at firstname.lastname@example.org by January 8, 2021.