Advanced Placement

You’ll see the benefits of taking an AP class right away. In AP classes, just like in college, you’ll face new challenges and learn new skills in the subjects you care about. All with the support of your classmates and teachers.

Why take AP?

  • Broaden my college and career choices
  • Be more prepared for my 1st year of college
  • Take courses that help me plan for my career
  • Stand out in the college admission process
  • Earn college credit
  • Show colleges I’m serious about my education
  • Save money on tuition
  • See my hard work pay off
  • Over 2,600 colleges grant credit for AP scores

Myth vs. Reality

AP courses are too stressful. It’s no secret that AP course are challenging. But in collaborative classrooms and for subjects you care about, the support you receive from your classmates and teachers can help ease your worries, once you know you’re committed and willing to do the work.

AP courses have too much extra work. You’ll have to work hard in AP, but by connecting coursework to what really matters to you right now, AP courses make it hard work that’s worthwhile.

North Hall’s AP offerings:

  • AP Language & Composition
  • AP Literature
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP Biology
  • AP Physics I
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP US History
  • AP Government & Politics
  • AP Microeconomics
  • AP World History
  • AP Music Theory*