Advanced Placement Program

Why Advanced Placement?

  • Curriculum choices allow students to specialize in areas of interest
  • Earn college credit for introductory college courses based on appropriate scores
  • Elective choices allow exploration of the arts
  • Opportunities for admission into prestigious schools
  • Scholarship opportunities

 Expectations for Students

  • Show the responsibility to attend class regularly
  • Possess the necessary motivation to manipulate their time to accommodate the prolific reading and writing assignments
  • Attend all scheduled after-school review sessions that normally commence in March
  • Demonstrate the ability to complete homework on time
  • Be able to think critically and abstractly
  • Fulfill all responsibilities necessary for the completion of projects, labs, presentations, and performances
  • Complete AP expectations by taking the AP exam

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Distinguished Scholar Diploma

DSD App

The Distinguished Scholar Diploma will be awarded based on the following criteria:

•obtain a 3.5 overall weighted GPA or higher;

•obtain a 3.5 weighted cumulative GPA on all AP/IB courses;

•earn 100 hours of community service;

•obtain an 1170 SAT or 26 ACT score

•complete 2 years of the same World Language;

•complete a minimum of 4 AP/IB classes;

•pass all state EOC’s with a level 3 or higher or the equivalent AP test;

•complete a minimum of 4 AP/IB classes;

•pass all state EOC’s with a level 3 or higher or the equivalent AP test; and

•obtain a score of a level 3 or higher on a minimum of 2 AP exams or a 4 or higher on 2 IB exams.