The AP and Intro to Advanced Placement (IA) are offered to further enhance students’ educational opportunities and to provide students a variety of challenging course options that will prepare them for college and other post-secondary endeavors. Currently, the district offers more than 30 courses.
Founded by the College Board, (AP) is a collaborative effort of school districts, high schools, and colleges & universities. Courses are designed to include the curriculum and types of assignments that are expected in corresponding college courses. At the conclusion of each AP course, a standardized exam is administered to students. Many colleges and universities award college credit to students based on their exam performance.
Intro to Advanced
At our middle schools, IA courses are offered in mathematics and English.
In addition, at the high schools, IA courses include:
- English I, II, III
- French III
- Spanish II, III
- German III
- Algebra II
- Biology I
- Oklahoma History
Currently, the district offers more than 30 AP courses.
All students who participate in AP or IA courses should fill out an AP Student Acknowledgment Form.
Effect On Grades
Class ranking computations for students participating in the AP program will use the following weighted GPA scale for all AP classes:
A = 5.0
B = 4.0
C = 3.0
D = 2.0
F = 0.0
For purposes of valedictorian and salutatorian selection, the (4.0) grading scale is utilized.
Additional information regarding the IA program may be obtained by contacting a counselor or the principal at your child’s school.