Fees for AP/IB Exams 2019
Advanced Placement Program Overview
Advanced 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|
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
AP Testing Information
Register for your AP exams 1/1/19 to 2/15/19.
(Late fee of $25 applies for registration from 2/16 to 2/22)
Payment is due by 2/28/19
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