Why take Advanced Placement?

  • "Student performance in college preparatory classes is the most important factor in the admission decision"

    - National Association for College Admission Counseling

     

    Students who take 1 or more AP courses:

  • Distinguish themselves from their peers. 
     
    Receive a weighted GPA in those classes. 
     
    Are often awarded prestigious scholarships.
     
    Potentially earn college credit based on AP exam scores.
     
    Are more likely to succeed in college.
     
    Are more likely to complete a Bachelors degree in 4 years. 
Why take Advanced Placement?