• Student will be required to sign an Advanced Placement (AP) contract

    Students will be required to take the Advanced Placement test in May.

    • Advanced Placement course syllabi are submitted to, and approved by, the College Board a Pearson Company
    • Students must maintain a passing grade in the grade in order to stay in Advanced Placement courses.
    • There is no grade averaging for Advanced Placement classes.
      • Meaning a student must pass each semester.

    Pre-AP courses include:

    English 1, English 2, Geography, Algebra 2, Pre-calculus, physics, Biology, Chemistry, anatomy and Physiology, World Geography

    AP courses include:

    English 3, English 4, Calculus AB, World History, US History, Spanish 4, and Spanish 5

    Students may receive college credit for passing grades on the required Advanced Placement tests done at the end of the in May.

    The score scale for AP tests is 0-5, zero being the lowest and 5 being the highest score available.

    These scores are acceptable in almost all Texas Colleges and Universities.

    However, the College or University can determine whether or not the test scores meet the college or university requirements. For example; University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) will accept a 3 on an English essay test but University of Texas in Austin (UTEP’s Parent University) will only accept a 4 or above an English essay test.