program allows students to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school. Students may earn college credit and/or advanced placement into upper-level college courses by taking AP exams. Many colleges and universities recognize AP courses when making admissions decisions.
AP exam scores of three or higher can be counted for either elective or
general education credit at most Washington public colleges and
universities. This document includes tables showing how AP test scores
translate into possible credits.
Test fees are reduced for qualifying low-income students — eligible for advanced placement testing offered through the College Board, International Baccalaureate Organization and Cambridge Capstone Program.
Summer sessions are designed to expertly prepare teachers to teach a
multitude of AP courses.
Trend data includes the number of students participating in the Advanced
Placement program over the past 10 years.
A list of AP organizations, supportive articles, and answers to the
common questions our office hears.
Our suggestions for implementing an AP program in your school.