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Advanced Placement

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

AP Exam Registration -- March 26-April 2, 2018

Mrs. Escott will give students information on how to register for AP exams. Click on the links below to stay informed.  
 
AP Pre-Exam Sessions (Students must attend 1 session)
  • May 1--7:30 AM 
  • May 1--3:30 PM
  • May 2--7:30 AM
  • May 2--3:30 PM
  • May 3--7:45 AM
 
AP Exams start May 7th and run through May 18th.  Exams will take place at Trinity Lutheran Church in their FLC.  A few exams may be given at CLHS.  
 

What does the AP Program do for Concordia?

Students have the opportunity to earn:
  • college credit
  • college placement
  • or both for qualifying AP exam grades
 
CLHS currently offers:
  • AP English III
  • AP English IV
  • AP Government
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Art IV
  • AP Spanish IV
  • AP Spanish V
  • AP Physics I
  • AP Physics II
  • AP World History
Students are also given opportunities through the World Geography Honors and Psychology classes to work with their teachers to prep for these AP exams.  
 

How Valuable is AP?

  • Gives opportunity to take college level courses in high school
  • Allows for study of subjects in greater depth and detail
  • Helps push students intellectually to commit to excellence
  • Teaches skills that lead to success in college
  • Improves chances of getting into a competitive college
  • Gives a head start in earning college credits
  • Helps improve confidence to succeed in college
  • Helps to gain a clearer idea of future plans in college studies
 
AP Exams--Put your knowledge to the test
  • Provide students a standardized measure of what they've accomplished
  • Are an essential part of the AP program
  • Allow students to experience a college-level exam while in high school
  • Are a good investment ($93)
  • Allow students opportunity to earn AP Scholar Awards (a National program)
 
AP Credit and Placement Policies
  • Colleges determine the nature for awarding advanced placement, credit or both.
  • Search schools and learn about each college's AP policy for granting credit at www.collegeboard.org.
 

Current CLHS Requirements for Participation:

To initially qualify for Honors, Pre-AP, and AP courses:
  • An "A" (93) average in current subject area
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Departmental approval
 
To qualify for additional Honors, Pre-AP, and AP courses:
  • A "B" (85) average in the current subject area
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Departmental approval
 
To qualify for additional AP courses (junior to senior year):
  • An 80 average in the current subject area
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Departmental approval
 

Needed Skills & Attributes

  • Maturity
  • Writing Skills
  • Reading Skills
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Work Ethic
  • Organizational Skills
  • Regular Classroom Attendance
  • Time Management Skills
  • Attitude
  • Consistency in contributing to classroom discussions