SDUSD Advanced Placement Guide
Advanced Placement courses are weighted (GPA boost), college-level courses taught by high school educators. Students can pay for the optional May exams and if they score well, they may earn college credit.
Why Take AP?
learn a subject at a deeper level
sharpen your academic skills + strategies
earn weighted credit aka GPA boost
earn college credit for high exam score*
*All AP exams are optional and require a student fee is paid before exam registration is complete. All scholars are encouraged to check their future college/university's policies for accepting AP exam scores before committing to exams - https://apstudents.collegeboard.org/getting-credit-placement/search-policies