An advanced course offered by boarding schools operating a US curriculum. Aimed at high-achievers, the AP is a fast-track qualification that can lead to early US college credit, allowing the student to skip some first-year college courses.
College-level courses (designed by the College Board) offered in high school. Students may take an AP test at the completion of these courses. Students with high scores on these tests can be placed in upper-level college courses and may receive college credit for beginning-level courses. Indiana pays for students to take AP exams in math, science and English. Other AP exams are available on a fee basis.
A series of voluntary exams based on college-level courses taken in high school. High school students who do well on one or more of these exams have the opportunity to earn credit, advanced placement, or both for college. (Ed Source)
Placement of a college freshman in an advanced class based on work completed in high school. Most often colleges and universities use The College Board's Advanced Placement Tests for advanced placement. Advanced placement may be given with or without credit hours.
The process whereby students are excused from taking a particular course, usually at the introductory level, because they have already acquired the necessary background. Unlike advanced standing, this process does not reduce the number of courses which a student must successfully complete to obtain the degree.
Administered nationally in May, the Advanced Placement test (AP's) measure a student's mastery of advanced placement or advancement placement level material. Scores range from 1 to 5. A student receiving a 3, a 4, or a 5 may receive college credit for their work depending on the specific credit requirements of the college where he or she matriculates.
A cooperative enterprise between the College Entrance Examination Board, high schools, and colleges to provide an extra challenge to high school and college students with special interests and abilities. College credits are often given for scores of 4 or 5 in the Advanced Placements tests given in May. Some colleges will even grant credit for a score of 3. Advanced Placement tests are usually taken during the second and third week of May.
Often called AP, these are some of the most academically challenging classes school offer. This is the number of AP subjects offered by each district in the 1999-2000 school year. Students can earn college credit by scoring a 3 or higher on an annual Advanced Placement exam. The top score is 5.
The Advanced Placement (AP) program is an assessment program owned and conducted by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). The program includes a demanding academic course of study in college-level subjects such as physics, biology, calculus, and foreign languages, among others. A student who performs above a specified level on the assessment may be awarded college credit for certain courses upon entry to the institution.
(AP) : Consists of college-level courses and examinations for high school students. The courses may take the form of an honors class or strong regular class taught by a teacher following an Advanced Placement outline via independent study.
a test taken to determine a student’s level of competency in sequential courses such as mathematics, foreign languages and chemistry. This type of test is designed only to place a student in an appropriate level of classroom instruction and does not award college credit.
The process whereby students are excused from taking a particular course (usually at the junior level), because they have already acquired the knowledge necessary to proceed into another course in the subject at a more advanced level. Advanced placement, unlike advanced standing, does not serve to reduce the number of courses that a student must complete for the degree.
formal recognition of prior learning based on an institutional prior learning assessment, foreign credentials, or AP/IB Grade 12 credits, which allows a student to begin a program beyond the usual entry point.
Three-hour exams based on a full college level course in high school. Given in May in a American History, Art, Art History, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Classics, Economics, English Composition and Literature, European History, French, Physics, Psychology, Spanish, and Statistics. Can be used for college credit and placement.
Registration at an advanced level in a course because of previously acquired background knowledge. Unlike advanced standing, this permission is not granted with credits awarded for the previously acquired knowledge.
College Board program that offers students the opportunity to take college-level courses while they are enrolled in high school. Students may gain advanced standing and/or earn college credit through their performance on the Advanced Placement examinations given each year in May.
AP classes are typically available at a student's high school. These are advanced, college-level courses that can be transferred for college credit. A minimum score on the AP exam, which may vary from college to college, is required for credit.
Percentage of juniors and seniors taking the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) advanced placement (AP) examinations, as well as the percentage of students achieving a score of 3 or higher on the exams. Three (3) is the score considered passing.
Special classes offered by some high schools that allow students to get college-level credit for basic classes in math, English, science, history, etc. Not all colleges accept AP credit; it is important to ask which classes will count with your college.
Admission or assignment of a freshman to an advanced course in a certain subject on the basis of evidence that the student has already completed the equivalent of the college's freshman course in that subject.
An advanced course offered by US boarding schools in a range of subjects. Aimed at high-achievers, the AP is a fast-track qualification that can lead to early college credit, allowing the student to skip some first-year college courses.
A program of college-level courses offered to advanced high school students. Colleges/universities often grant credit to students who achieve specific scores on the culminating exams. The exams are administered by the College Board.
AP courses are taught on site at a high school or online. They offer students rigorous courses of study equivalent to college-level courses. Students can take an AP test and, if they score high enough, receive college credit for the course. Each college or university sets its own policy for acceptable scores and the number of credits.
high school program which provides access to high quality education, accelerates learning, rewards achievement, and enhances both high school and college programs; usually refers to course which follows curriculum of College Board and may lead to credit at a college or university.
Recognition of courses completed at another institution that fulfill course prerequisites at the U of M but these courses are not recognized as transfer credits and thus do not reduce the credit hours required to graduate.
A process of choosing classes in advance. Some universities/colleges give credit for class work done in high school or to students who prove via examination that they have achieved university- level proficiency in a certain subject.