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Advanced Placement (AP)

What is AP?

Advanced Placement (AP) courses offered by the College Board is one method where students may earn postsecondary credits while still in high school.  Participating colleges and universities set their own standards for awarding postsecondary credit to students who score well on AP exams. Students can explore HERE to find colleges that offer credit or placement for AP scores. Qualified secondary students shall be exempt from the payment of any fees associated with administering exams in either program.

AP Alert: What You Need to Know NOW!

  • Congratulations to all students taking AP this year! You’ve got what it takes to succeed.
  • AP students, with AP Classroom and AP Daily, you have the tools to help you succeed in your AP course this year. Sign in now: myap.collegeboard.org
  • New, short, mobile-friendly learning videos can help you with AP this year. AP students should check out these “AP Daily” videos now at myap.collegeboard.org
  • Students, by taking an AP course and exam, you can earn college credit, skip introductory courses, and stand out in the admissions process.
  • In addition to the ongoing support available through free course pacing guides, AP Daily videos, and AP Classroom feedback, College Board will have live online review sessions, beginning April 19, recorded for students to watch anytime, anywhere.
  • Beginning in April, students and educators can access the exam application and a digital exam practice resource that enables students to complete tech checks, experience the exam day flow, and practice answering exam questions, including each type of multiple-choice and free-response question they’ll encounter on exam day.
  • Beginning in April, educators will have access to a dashboard that helps them track their students' progress in preparing for and completing digital exams.

Resources for AP Students

BigFuture College Board

The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity.

Founded in 1900, the College Board was created to expand access to higher education. Today, the membership association is made up of over 6,000 of the world’s leading educational institutions and is dedicated to promoting excellence and equity in education.

Each year, the College Board helps more than seven million students prepare for a successful transition to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success — including the SAT and the Advanced Placement Program. The organization also serves the education community through research and advocacy on behalf of students, educators and schools.

Click HERE to explore colleges, careers, and scholarship opportunities!