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AP Courses/Exams

ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES ENROLLMENT CRITERIA:

1) Please see individual AP course descriptions in the Curriculum Guide to determine pre-requisite courses and requirements.

2) All AP students must complete the required AP COURSE SUMMER ASSIGNMENT, at the mastery level, by the third Monday in August. Any student who does not complete the required summer assignment will not be permitted to enroll in the AP course(s).

3) ALL STUDENTS ENROLLED IN AN AP COURSE ARE REQUIRED TO TAKE THE APPROPRIATE AP EXAMINATION IN MAY

4) A check or money order for each AP examination, in the amount of $93 is required by the College Board. Students who receive free or reduced lunch pay a reduced fee of $53 for each exam. 

PLEASE NOTE: Incoming grade 9 students who wish to take English 9H and AP World 1 must have a final grade of 90 or better in English and Social Studies in grades 7 & 8 and mastery level on the New York State 8th grade ELA and Social Studies Assessments.

* APPEAL PROCESS: Students who do not meet the above criteria, and wish to appeal, must submit a letter providing a rationale as to why they believe they can be successful in a rigorous college-level course. This letter must be written by the student accompanied by an additional letter, written by the parent, expressing their endorsement. Both letters should be submitted to the appropriate Department Chairperson by the first week in July. 


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