Advanced Placement

Chemistry

Calculus AB

English Literature and Composition

Studio Art

Biology

Music Theory

Physics B

English Language and Composition

World History

United States History

Environmental Science


Handbook policies regarding AP Courses:

Frontier Academy students are given the opportunity to achieve in classes that are academically rigorous to better prepare themselves for post-secondary opportunities. You will also have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement (AP) courses. In addition, AP classes are geared towards taking the AP exam for that class. If the AP exam is passed, most colleges will give you credit for the course. AP classes will be indexed to help determine class rank. If the student takes an AP class and does not take the AP test the student is not entitled the weighted grade.  Due to the rigor of AP courses, it is imperative that students keep up with assigned course work.  Students who fail to turn in 3 assignments may be dropped from the AP course with a withdrawal fail grade.  If a student misses more than 3 entire classes per semester, the student may be dropped from the course.


2012-2013 AP Exam Schedule:

Date                                                              Time                            Test

Week 1

Monday, May 6th                                          8:00 am                       Chemistry

Monday, May 6th                                         8:00 am                       Environmental Science

Wednesday, May 8th                                   8:00 am                        Calculus AB

Thursday, May 9th                                      8:00 am                        English Literature and Composition

Friday, May 10th                                          8:00 am                        Studio Art

Friday, May 10th                                         8:00 am                         English Language and Composition


Week 2

Monday, May 13th                                       8:00 am                       Biology

                                                                        8:00 am                       Music Theory

                                                                       

Wednesday, May 15th                                 8:00 am                        United States History


Why take Advanced Placement Courses and tests?

  • Earn College Credit and Advanced Placement
             Receive recognition from more than 3,600 colleges and universities that annually receive AP Exam scores. Over 90% of 4-year colleges in the U.S. provide                 credit and/or advanced placement for qualifying scores
  • Stand Out in the College Admissions Process
            Demonstrate your maturity and readiness for college; Show your willingness to take the most rigorous courses available to you; Emphasize your commitment             to academic excellence.
  • Gain Skills that Will Help You Succeed in College
            Get a head start on college-level work; Improve your writing skills and sharpen your problem-solving techniques; Develop the study habits necessary for                    tackling rigorous course work.
  • Broaden Your Intellectual Horizons
           Be part of a community of students and educators who are passionate, curious, and committed to academic excellence; Engage in intense discussions, solve                   problems collaboratively, and learn to write clearly and persuasively; Take courses that are developed by leading professors to reflect the level of learning                   happening at colleges throughout the country.

Colleges/universities acceptance/terms of AP Credits.

  • You can earn credit and/or placement at most colleges and universities in the U.S., as well as colleges and universities in more than 40 other countries, through qualifying AP Exam Scores.
  • Individual colleges and universities, not the College Board or the AP Program, grant course credit and placement. Because it varies from school to school, you should obtain a college's AP policy in writing.
  • Every college/university will also have this information on their website under admissions. 

  

CEEB Code for Frontier Academy: 060-717

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