General Information Advanced Placement (AP) Exams are administered in May. AP Exams may be taken by high school students to demonstrate college level achievement. Scores of 3, 4, and 5 on the College Board Advanced Placement examinations shall be accepted for credit to satisfy degree requirements by all Illinois public institutions of higher education. Each institution of higher education shall determine for each test whether credit will be granted for electives, general education requirements, or major requirements and the AP Exam scores required to grant credit for those purposes. Students must register for these tests at their high school and must adhere to registration deadlines.
Why AP? AP enables you to: - Stand out in college admission - Earn college credit - Skip introductory college classes - Save money on tuition - Build college skills and confidence - Explore potential majors based on your interests - Turn subjects you love into fulfilling career paths
What's next? Interested in taking AP? Here are some things you can do: - Learn more about AP at exploreap.org - Speak to your counselor or teacher - Talk to classmates who have taken AP - Discuss your options with your parents or family
Deadlines There are numerous deadlines pertaining to advanced placement exams and it is the student's responsibility to meet each deadline. Refer to the calendar to determine when counselors are registering students for AP exams and deadlines pertaining to these tests. Accommodations Students with IEPs or 504 plans who wish to apply for accommodations for this test should notify either Mr. Yacko, Ms. Fenner, or their case manager.
Fees & Fee Waivers There is a cost associated with AP tests. Students must register and pay for each exam they wish to take. Students should reference the calendar to learn when Champaign Central will begin registration for AP exams(usually occurs in April). Students who have applied and qualified for free or reduced lunch may request a fee waiver.