Advanced Placement

  • Advanced Placement Courses:

    • 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 materials.
    • A score of 3 or higher on an AP Exam can typically earn students college credit and/or placement into an advanced  courses in college. 
    • Taught by trained high school instructors.
    • No tuition.
    • Students must meet pre-requisites. 
    • Students are encouraged to take a national standardized test in the spring.
    • To receive college credit, you must achieve a minimum passing score on the AP exam.
    • The AP exam fee: $97.00. Fee Waivers/reductions are available through ACCESS College Foundation/Suffolk Education Foundation for those who qualify.
    • Additional rigor beyond honors and regular courses.
    • College-level content to help prepare for college-level classes.
    • Challenging to help prepare for Dual Enrollment courses.
    • College-prep materials spread over a year as opposed to a semester in Dual Enrollment.


    Advanced Placement Classes available:

    English: English Language and Composition, English Literature and  Composition 

    History and Social Sciences: United States Government and Politics,  United States History, World History:Modern, Psychology 

    Mathematics: Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Statistics, AP Computer  Science Principles 

    Sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics 1:  Algebra-based