*It is highly recommended that college bound students enroll in AP courses.
- Each high school in the Park Hill School District offers numerous Advanced Placement (AP) courses.
- AP courses provide students a rigorous college‐level curriculum as defined by the College Entrance Examination Board.
- If students receive a qualifying grade on an AP exam given in May, they may be eligible for advanced placement or course credits at the vast majority of colleges and universities in the United States. The amount of college credit available is determined by the college/university. Click here to find out how those credits transfer to your college of interest.
- Students enrolled in AP coursework are expected to sit for and make an effort on the corresponding AP Exam in May.
- Students who complete an AP course will have the course grade weighted.
- To assist students for preparation of the exams, AP teachers offer review sessions prior to testing.
- For students opting to take the exam, the College Board has an associated testing fee for each exam, and fee waivers are available. For information on fee waiver eligibility or any information regarding Advanced Placement, students may access www.collegeboard.com, contact their student’s counselor, or the AP Coordinator.
- Look up how AP credits count at colleges/universities across the country on this page: https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/creditandplacement/search-credit-policies