AP Information

Phoenixville Advanced Placement Program 2018

General Advanced Placement Information
AP Courses are college-level courses offered in high school. Students can register to take AP Exams at the end of the course in May, measuring their mastery of college-level work. Students will receive a 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5, with a score of 5 being the highest. A score of 3 or higher on an AP Exam can typically earn students college credit and/or placement into advanced courses in college.

Each college and university has its own policies regarding AP credit and placement.
• AP Exams are administered by schools worldwide on College Board arranged dates in May each year.
• Exams range in length between 2-3 hours. Standardized testing requires students and proctors to adhere to strict policies and procedures as outlined in the AP Bulletin and the College Board website.
• Exam dates and times are not moveable. Students with overlapping exams should contact Ms. Osborn

Exam Fees and Funding Opportunities

  • The exam fee for 2018 is $94 per exam.
  • The exam fee for students who qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch is: $20 
  • Regardless of Free or Reduced Lunch qualifications, students that are experiencing financial hardship are encouraged to submit a PCEF (Phoenixville Community Education Foundation) Grant Application to assist with the cost of exam

Exam registration will take place in class on Thursday, March 1st. AP Teachers will be collecting individual checks for the AP Exam Registration. Registration forms will be filled out in their classrooms where students will select if they are or are not registering for an exam. At this time individual checks will be collected by teachers. Please do not return registration forms or checks to the Counseling Office.

AP Student Bulletin 2017-2018
PCEF Testing Fees Application
AP Registration PowerPoint (from January 10, 2018 Parent Meeting)

2018 AP Exam Schedule

May 7th:
8 am: Chemistry and Spanish Literature
12 pm: Psychology

May 8th:
8 am: Seminar and Spanish Language
12 pm: Art History and Physics 1: Algebra-Based

May 9th:
8 am: English Literature and Composition
12 pm: Japanese Language and Culture and Physics 2: Algebra-Based

May 10th:
8 am: US Government and Politics
12 pm: Chinese Language and Culture and Environmental Science

May 11th:
8 am: German Language and Culture and US History
12 pm: Computer Science Principles
*Studio Art portfolios due by 8 pm*

May 14th:
8 am: Biology and Music Theory
12 pm: Physics C: Mechanics
2 pm: Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

May 15th:
8 am: Calculus AB and Calculus BC
12 pm: Computer Science A and French Language

May 16th:
8 am: English Language and Composition
12 pm: Italian Language and Culture and Macroeconomics

May 17th:
8 am: Comparative Government and Politics and World History
12 pm: Statistics

May 18th:
8 am: Human Geography and Microeconomics
12 pm: European History and Latin

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