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AP Courses @ SRVHS

Languages

  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • French Language & Culture
  • Spanish Language & Culture

Sciences

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics C - Electricity and Magnetism
  • Environmental Science

Mathematics

  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Statistics

History and Social Sciences

  • Government & Politics - Comparative
  • Government &Politics - U.S.  
  • Microeconomics
  • European History
  • U.S. History (APUSH)
  • Psychology
  • Human Geography (HuGe)

Other

  • Studio Art - Drawing
  • Music Theory
  • Computer Science A
  • Computer Science Principles

**Course offerings vary per year depending on student request/enrollment.

AP Program

AP Late Registration for 20-21 (Jan 20 - Mar 5, 2021)

Advanced Placement (AP®) Exam Late registration and purchase re-opens January 20 and extends to midnight on March 5. Late fees apply to exam registrations that missed the applicable Fall registration deadlines. Complete registration requires enrollment in the College Board MyAP system as well as submission of a corresponding payment. To add an exam or initiate a late order, visit the payment portal.

The registration/purchase window for SRVUSD Independent Study (exam only) exams opens February 22nd and extends through February 26th at midnight. Check back here for further information which will be available after February 1st.

Are you in an AP Class this year at SRVHS?

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AP Independent Exam opportunities 11/3 update

SRVUSD WILL open test seats for SRVUSD students who are independent study students. 

Independent Study AP Exam Ordering and Activation Process: 

  1. Go to the SRVUSD Independent Study Exam Only  Advanced Placement Registration and Ordering site and place an order between 11/3 - 11/8 only.  

  2. For Independent Study students, we cannot confirm a testing site location at this time. All tests will be administered at a secondary school in the SRVUSD. 

    • Upon placing an order, the default testing location will appear as Monte Vista High School. The actual testing site for Independent Study students will be determined at a later date and communicated to you.  You may or may not be testing at your home high school. 

  3. In addition to paying for the exam on the SRVUSD ordering site, you must also use the join code provided as part of the registration process and register to activate your exam on the College Board My AP account page.

  4. For the AP Computer Science Principles Exam, SRVUSD can provide an exam seat for the 70 question multiple choice exam only. If you need help/support with “the create performance task” submission, via AP digital portfolio,  you must work with the organization where you took the computer science principle course. We cannot support past year SRV Comp Sci Principles students' digital portfolios. 

  5. SRVUSD cannot accommodate exams for the following AP courses.

  • AP 2-D Art & Design
  • AP 3-D Art & Design 
  • AP Drawing 
  • AP Seminar
  • AP Research

Please note: Independent Study AP students who have already registered and paid for an AP exam and have activated their exam during the regular/late registration and payment window (Aug-Oct. 30th), do not need to take any further action. Those registrations are complete. You can email questions and concerns to: ECassessmentMainline@srvusd.net

The independent study registration window will be from Nov 3 to Nov 8.

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Adcanced Placement (AP) at SRVHS

SRVHS offers Advanced Placement (AP) courses for students who wish to pursue college-level study while they are still in high school. The AP program is a cooperative educational endeavor between high schools and colleges and universities. It gives students exposure to college-level material through involvement in an AP course, and gives them the opportunity to show what they have learned by taking an AP exam. Based on exam scores, colleges may choose to grant credit, advanced placement, or both. Students who enroll in AP courses are encouraged to sit for the AP exams in May.

A student who wishes to enroll in AP courses will be expected to undertake rigorous and sophisticated assignments and to work independently. Most AP courses require multiple page papers and some research. It is important to be realistic about the level and number of AP courses a student can take and still be successful. While students can ultimately decide whether or not to take a particular AP course, they are advised to give serious consideration to the recommendations of their subject area teachers. AP courses are given a weighted grade in determining grade point average (GPA).

Attendance During AP Testing: 

Students are required to attend school before and after an AP test. In order for your student's absence during the AP test to be considered excused and marked accordingly (ACT) they must be present in the class following a morning AP exam or present in class before their afternoon AP exam. California's compulsory education laws require children to attend school, with a limited number of specified exceptions. Under state law, a pupil who is tardy or absent for more than 30 minutes during the school day on three occasions in one school year, is considered truant. Any classes missed outside of the testing time will be marked as a cut.