AP Testing

    • Make sure to bring a couple #2 wooden pencils (sharpened) and a black or blue ink pen to your testing sessions.

    • If you are taking the Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics I, or Physics C test you will also need to bring a calculator. Please ask your teacher about the calculator policy as each test allows for a different type of calculator.

    • You should leave everything else at home, in your locker, or in your car... including your cell phone!

    • Please logon to My School Bucks and pay your AP testing fees. All fees should be paid by November 4, 2022. If you believe you qualify for a fee reduction, based on the parent letter, please contact Mrs. Schulz at 303-387-3511.

AP Exam Dates 2023

What Are Advanced Placement Courses?

Advanced Placement (AP) courses are courses that meet a prescribed syllabus developed by the College Board. These courses represent college level study and prepare students to take an examination in May. The examination is scored on a 1-5 basis. Scores of "3" or higher are considered "qualifying" scores by the College Board. Colleges typically consider AP courses favorably when making admissions decisions. In addition, based on each college's policy, students can earn:

  • Actual college credit for high AP scores -- increasingly, colleges require a score of "4" or "5" to receive full credit.

  • Elective college credit for high AP scores -- such courses cannot fulfill specific college requirements, but can be used to fulfill elective requirements.

  • Advanced Placement -- allowing students to skip the introductory level of a course

  • Sophomore Standing -- this usually requires numerous high AP scores.

  • Permission to take the college's own placement test for credit and/or placement.

Individual college policies differ, and often individual departments within the same college may have different policies. There are some colleges which give placement only, and some colleges which afford no recognition. While a "3" is the recommended score by the College Board, there are a few instances where a "2" may be recognized, and other instances in which a "4", or even a "5" is required. Check with individual colleges for their policies or with the College Board credit policy information list.

Specific AP Information

AP Courses Offered at Chaparral

AP Enrollment Contract

Course Expectation Information

CHS 2022 AP Scholars

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Mrs. Chrisy Schulz

AP Secretary