A series of examinations demonstrating a students proficiency in a subject area, for which some postsecondary institutions offer credit. The examinations are administered nationally by subject area, much like the SATs.
rigorous courses in different content areas that allow high school students the opportunity to earn college credit based on curriculum and tests established by The College Board and Educational Testing Service
A College Board program of college level courses taught by high school teachers; some colleges give credit for these courses upon successful completion of the AP exam. Students pay the exam fee, but the courses are free where they are offered.
a program that lets high school students study college-level subjects and receive advanced placement and/or credit upon entering college.
a program of college level courses taught by high school (AP) teachers; most colleages give credit, advanced placement, or both for these courses upon successful completion of the AP exam.
A program of the College Board that provides high schools with course descriptions of college subjects and Advanced Placement Examinations in those subjects. The AP Program offers 35 exams in 19 subject areas. High schools offer the courses and administer the examinations to interested students, who are then eligible for advanced placement, college credit, or both, on the basis of satisfactory grades. Most colleges and universities in the U.S. accept qualifying AP exam grades for credit, advanced standing, or both.
The College Board offers exams and courses so students can earn credit for college subjects studied in high school. Tests are scored on a scale from one to five: five is the highest.
Gives motivated high school students the opportunity to take college-level courses in a high school setting. Thousands of colleges worldwide award credit or advanced placement to students with a qualifying grade on AP Exams. AP Exams are graded 1 to 5, with 5 as the highest. Read about AP.
The Advanced Placement Program, commonly known as Advanced Placement, or AP, is a United States and Canada-based program that offers high school students the opportunity to receive university credit for their work during high school, as well as a standard measure of achievement in a particular course. Measured by the number of students that enroll in AP courses and take AP exams, AP United States History is the most popular test.