Advanced Placement

ADVANCED PLACEMENT / HONORS COURSES

  1. A course that emphasizes high levels of thinking and involves a more in-depth study of the subject matter.
  2. An advanced level course that may (or may not) use a college-level text and pre-supposes foundation in a given subject.

Currently, there are nine such courses:

  • AP English
  • AP Spanish
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Calculus
  • AP Biology
  • AP United States History
  • AP US Government
  • AP Psychology
  • Anatomy & Physiology Honors
  • Pre-Calculus Honors
  • Spanish 3 Honors
  • French 3 Honors
  • French 4 Honors

ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES

  1. Any student taking an A.P. course is required to take the A.P. exam.
  2. An additional $90 per course is added to the tuition of students taking AP courses in order to cover the cost of the required national examination.

ACCELERATED / HONORS SECTIONS
Admission to an Advanced Placement or Honors course is based on superior academic achievement and requires the recommendation and approval of the academic department.