Advanced Placement



Advanced Placement Classes

AP classes offer a challenging and stimulating educational experience for college bound students. When compared to other high school courses, AP classes often take more time, require more work, and give greater opportunity for individual growth and accomplishment. In May, AP exams are taken and scored on a 5 point scale. Most major colleges and universities recognize scores of 3, 4, or 5 for college credit. The amount of credit varies by institution. Students who are in need of special accommodations, must notify their teacher and the AP Coordinator upon enrollment in the course, but no later than February 1, 2017. 


Important Dates

AP Exams will be administered May 1-12, 2017. Check out the AP Calendar to find out the specific date and time of your exam and review the Student & Parent Letter for additional details.  

Registration BeginsMonday, January 2, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Registration Ends: Friday, March 10, 2017 at 11:59 PM

Test Fees: Cost per exam is $93.00

Fee Reductions: The College Board and the California Department of Education offer fee reductions for qualifying students. The fee reduction form must be completed and returned to Mrs. Linares--along with the discounted fee--by Friday, March 10th. If you anticipate a problem meeting the March 10th deadline, see Mrs. Linares BEFORE March 10th to obtain help. Lack of funds should never prohibit a qualified student from taking an exam. Please contact Mrs. Linares before March 10th if you do not qualify for a fee reduction, but will need financial assistance.


CLICK HERE to access the CHS online registration


AP Registration: Important Dates, Deadlines, Cost, and Fee Waiver Info

AP Bulletin for Students and Parents

AP Registration Tutorial Video

SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS: Click on the class below to access the 2016 SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS. The 2017 summer assignments will be posted in June 2017. The following classes do not have a summer assignment: AP English Composition, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language. 

AP Courses Offered during 2016-2017

AP European History AP Chemistry AP English Literature
AP World History AP Physics AP English Composition 
AP US History AP Calculus AB AP Psychology
AP U.S. Govt & Politics AP Calculus BC    AP Spanish Language
AP Environmental Science AP Statistics AP Spanish Literature 
AP Biology    


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