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AP Courses

About Advanced Placement (AP)

AP Courses are college level courses that prepare students to take the AP Exam in those subjects, and justify the 6.0 scale. The AP Program, sponsored by the College Board, enables colleges and secondary schools to work together to provide students with the opportunity to complete college-level studies during secondary school. The AP Program makes descriptions of, and examinations in introductory college-level courses available to interested schools. It presents the results of those examinations to the colleges of the student’s choice. Participating colleges may grant credit, advanced placement, or both to students who have performed at a qualifying level on AP Examinations. The AP Examinations are administered in the spring for those students who choose to take the exams. More information is available by visiting the College Board website: