WHAT IS ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP)?
Advanced Placement (AP) is a program of college-level courses and exams that gives high school students the opportunity to receive advanced placement and/or credit in college. Most of the Nation’s colleges and universities have an AP policy granting incoming students credit, placement, or both for qualifying AP exams.
Students are Offered 8 AP Classes
AP Computer Science Principles
AP Computer Science Principles which introduces students to the foundational concepts of the field and challenges them to explore how computing and technology can impact the world.
AP Biology Principles
AP Biology which helps students cultivate their understanding of biology through inquiry-based investigations as they explore topics like evolution, energetics, information storage and transfer, and system interactions.
AP Statistics Principles
AP Statistics introduces students to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. Students cultivate their understanding of statistics using technology, investigations, problem solving, and writing as they explore concepts like variation and distribution; patterns and uncertainty; and data-based predictions, decisions, and conclusions.
AP English Language Composition
AP Composition which helps students cultivate their understanding of writing and rhetorical arguments through reading, analyzing, and writing texts as they explore topics like rhetorical situation, claims and evidence, reasoning and organization, and style.
AP U.S. History Principles
AP United States History introduces students to develop their understanding of American history from approximately 1491 CE to the present by analyzing historical sources, learning to draw connections, and creating historical arguments.
AP Research Principles
AP Research introduces students to organize, prepare, and carry out a year-long analysis to answer a research question. They build on the abilities they learned in the AP Seminar course by understanding research technique, doing ethical research, and obtaining, analyzing, and synthesizing material.
AP Seminar Principles
AP Seminar introduces students to research a topic or issue, critique arguments, compare different points of view, synthesize data from several sources, and express their opinions individually and in groups.
AP Calculus Principles
AP Calculus allows students to develop their understanding of differential and integral calculus by interacting with real-world problems represented graphically, numerically, analytically, and verbally.