Advanced Placement (AP) is an internationally recognized program that prepares students to experience college or university-level courses while enrolled in high school.
Develop academic skills in a challenging learning environment
Improved ability to handle rigorous and advanced coursework
Improved work and study skills
Familiarity working at an accelerated pace
Ease of transition from high school to post-secondary studies
Opportunities to earn university-level credits or advanced placement at colleges and universities worldwide
In-depth study of advanced concepts
Choice between taking one AP course, several courses or a full AP program
AP-level courses in calculus, sciences, English, social studies, languages, art and history
To be eligible for this programming, students must be:
Enrolled in Grades 10 to 12
Motivated to achieve and enjoy challenges
Achieving a suggested grade of 70 to 80 per cent in a pre-requisite course
Contact a school offering Advanced Placement for information about eligibility and programming options.
All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Students enrolled in Advanced Placement will receive the same high-quality education offered in all of our programs.
Edmonton Transit is the preferred method of transportation. For more information about busing, contact the school or call Student Transportation at 780-429-8585.
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Edmonton Public Schools
Centre for Education
1 Kingsway NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 4G9 780-429-8000