Presentation on theme: "AP Information Meeting. College-level experience Will learn academic rigor, time management, study skills, College credit Scoring high enough."— Presentation transcript:
College-level experience Will learn academic rigor, time management, study skills, College credit Scoring high enough on an AP exam can take the place of a college course, saving time and money Place out of general education courses Instead of taking these courses, you can move ahead faster in college to upper level courses Can perhaps focus on more courses related to your major Why take AP classes?
2-3 hours long Composed of multiple choice and free-response For multiple choice, you are scored on the number of questions answered correctly You are not penalized for incorrect/unanswered questions We will test at Granville Magnet School AP Exams
5 = Extremely well qualified 4 = Well qualified 3 = Qualified (Able to do introductory-level course work) 2 = Possibly qualified 1 = No recommendation AP Exam Scoring
AP World History NC State: Score of 3; Equals 3 credits University of Pittsburgh: Score of 4; Equals 3 credits UNC Pembroke: Score of 3; Equals 3 credits AP Environmental Science NC State: Score of 3; Equals 4 credits University of Pittsburgh: Score of 4; Equals 3 credits UNC Pembroke: Not applicable AP Exam Scores by School
Regularly scheduled AP exam dates: World History: May 15 th at 8:00 a.m. Environmental Science: May 5 th at 8:00 a.m. Late-testing dates: World History: May 21 st at 12:00 p.m. Environmental Science: May 21 st at 12:00 p.m. Students taking both must decide which to take at the regularly scheduled time, and which to take at the later date. Dates
Exam date registration: Deadline is April 11 th Exams can be ordered up to April 18 th, but will incur a $55 fee Ms. Osinski, AP Coordinator, registers students for the exams Registration Dates
Fees Exam cost: $89 Reduced Fee: $63 Eligibility: If a family income does not exceed the amount in the chart, a student is eligible. Also, a student receiving Free and Reduced Lunch is eligible Size of FamilyAnnual Income 1$21, 257 2$28,694 3$36,131 4$43,568 5$51,005 6$58,442 7$65,879 8$73,316