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​Advanced Placement Program
 


 
 
 
College Board Advanced Placement logoAdvanced Placement (AP) courses are some of the most rigorous courses offered at CTHS and will receive weighted grades. An AP contract is required for all students enrolling in AP courses. A sample contract can be found in the Program of Study. AP courses to be offered to students during their junior and senior year include the following:

AP English Literature
AP English Language
AP Government & Politics
AP U.S. History
AP Psychology
AP World History
AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC
AP Statistics
AP Biology
AP Chemistry
AP Environmental Science
AP Physics
AP Spanish Language
AP Computer Science
AP Music Theory

 

 

AP Capstone 

 

Cherokee Trail High School is now an AP Capstone School. The Class of 2019 is the first class afforded the opportunity to earn the College Board's Capstone Diploma upon graduation. Cherokee Trail is very excited to be a Capstone school, and we look forward to serving your needs through its implementation.  

AP Capstone fits quite nicely into what many are already doing at Cherokee Trail. Students eligible for the Capstone Diploma must complete/achieve the following:

  • Have taken and passed AP Human Geography exam (some exceptions apply).
  • Be in AP US Government
  • Take 4 AP courses and score a 3 or higher on the exams.
  • In addition, take and score a 3 or higher in AP Seminar in the junior year.
  • In addition, take and score a 3 or higher in AP Research in the senior year. 

If you are interested in becoming an AP Capstone student and would like more information on AP Seminar and AP Research, CT's newest AP course offerings, please do not hesitate to seek information via the College Board website, https://advancesinap.collegeboard.org/ap-capstone, or drop by office 171 for a visit. 

What is AP Capstone?: Click here      

Application: Click here      

AP Testing Information

 

​AP Exam Registration is now closed 

Click here for AP Testing Information

Click here for AP Testing Schedule

 

Advantages to taking AP courses


 

  • AP courses and exams begin the journey through college level academic challenges

  • Collegiate institutions recognize that applicants with AP experience are better prepared for the demands of college

  • Tuition savings are realized for students whose AP performance awards them college credit

  • AP students are eligible for honors and other special programs in college

AP Scholar Awards Program


  • AP Scholar granted to students who receive grades of 3.0 or higher on three or more A P exams on full year courses (or the equivalent)

  • AP Scholar with Honor granted to students who receive an average grade of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken and grades of three or higher on four or more of these exams on full year courses (or the equivalent).

  • AP Scholar with Distinction granted to students who receive an average grade of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken and grades of three or higher on five or more of these exams on full year courses (or the equivalent).

  • National AP Scholar granted to students in the United States who receive an average grade of at least 4.0 on all AP exams taken, grades of four or higher on eight or more of these exams on full year courses (or the equivalent).

 
 
Additional information about Advanced Placement can be found at http://apcentral.collegeboard.com

 


 


 

 


 

  
  
  
 
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