Grandville High School's home for all information regarding registration/communication for our Advanced Placement program/AP Exams.
AP Courses: General Information
Advanced Placement (AP) is a program administered by the College Board. AP courses are college courses offered in a high school setting. The main aspects of an AP course are as follows:
AP courses at Grandville High School are weighted at 1.25 which means success in an AP course has the additional benefit on a student's grade point average.
Full Year Course Offerings:
Computer Science A (Independent Study)
Computer Science Principles
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
European History (Independent Study)
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Physics C: Magnetism
Spanish Language and Culture
Semester Course Offerings
Macroeconomics (1st or 2nd Semester)
US Government and Politics (1st or 2nd Semester)
AP Exams: General Information
Students enrolled in at least one AP class are eligible to take the AP exam[s] at Grandville High School in May.
College Board examinations allow students to earn college credit based on exam performance. The exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the highest score.
While students are not required to take AP exams, students are strongly encouraged to participate.
Grandville High School's AP scores are continuously above the state and national averages with most students earning college credit.
The College Board exam registration window is now open and closes on November 3. at 3 PM.
For second semester classes ONLY (Macroeconomics/US Government and Politics), the registration deadline is March 8, but can be registered and paid for in the fall registration window.
All students in AP classes must be registered in My AP Classroom, AND with Grandville High School.
Unless students communicate that they will not be testing, Grandville High School will order an exam for each student in an AP course by default.
AP Exam Registration
AP Exams cost $98 per exam.
Students join My AP Classroom for each AP course starting August. 22 or January 8 (second semester courses).
Students/parents/guardians reads Exam Registration Communication starting September 5 or January 9 (second semester courses).
Students complete GHS Registration Google Form starting September 5 or January 9 (second semester courses).
Students/parents/guardians complete Online Payment with RecPro (via the Community Ed website) between September 5 and March 8.
If you would like, you can pick up a printed registration form in the main office or you can print and complete the registration form and bring the registration form to the main office with payment (cash or a check made out to Grandville High School).
Fri., Nov. 3, 2023 @ 3 PM for Full Year and Semester 1 Classes
Fri., March 8, 2024 @ 3 PM for Semester 2 Classes:
US Government and Politics
Fri., March 8, 2024 @3 PM late registration for any first semester or year-long course
Exam Cancellations are due by Friday, March 8, 2024 at 3 PM.
Family Assistance Benefit:
Students who receive Family Assistance Benefits pay $40 per exam. That amount will be refunded to students after they finish AP exams. If a student does not show up to the exam, there is no refund.
Students receiving free/reduced lunch prior to March 8, 2024 qualify for the fee reduction.
To apply for Family Assistance Benefits, please complete an application.