• Advanced Placement Program Information

    Courses offered through the College Board’s Advanced Placement program enable students to pursue college level coursework while still in high school. Based on participation in courses and AP Exam performance, students can gain college admission, earn scholarship awards, earn credit toward a college degree, skip introductory college classes, enter higher-level classes, and/or fulfill general college educational requirements, depending on the college or university.

    -Excerpt from EMS ISD Course Description Handbook 2017-2018

     Discover the Benefits of AP

    • Competitive advantage in college admissions
    • College credit for qualifying AP Exam scores
    • Financial benefits
    • Greater course depth
      • Students have the opportunity to dig deeper into subjects that interest them, develop advanced research and communication skills, and learn to tap their creative, problem-solving, and analytical potential.
    • Preparation for college-level work
      • AP courses give students access to rigorous college-level coursework, helps build confidence and learn time management and study skills needed for college and career success.

    -Information found at apstudent.collegeboard.org/exploreap/for-parents 

    All Pre-AP and AP classes require extra time on the part of students for class preparation, outside reading and /or labs and completion of assignments.

    -Excerpt from EMS ISD Course Description Handbook 2017-2018

     Visit https://apstudent.collegeboard.org to explore the College Board’s AP program.Complete course descriptions and practice exam questions can be accessed at https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/exploreap .