What is Advanced Placement?
Advanced Placement means taking challenging classes right in your high school. If you score high enough on the AP tests, you'll earn college credit toward an associate's degree.
AP courses are offered in a variety of subject areas and can often be taken to meet your school’s graduation requirements.
What scores will CCS accept on the AP test?
Students who want to apply for high school AP credit must first undergo an interview and receive approval through the Counseling Center at SCC or SFCC. At the interview, students present a copy of the AP College Grade Report and/or other information pertinent to the request for credit.
Ultimately, it is up to the appropriate department to decide whether its accepts AP credits and determine the course equivalencies. Take a look at current course equivalencies.
How much does AP cost?
AP classes are offered in your high school, taught by high school teachers, for free. Furthermore, there are no fees for AP credit awards.
However, to be eligible to receive credit for taking the class, students must take the national AP exam. Althought AP classes are free, there is a fee for the exam. These tests are not offered through Community Colleges of Spokane.
Where do I find more information about AP?
Talk with your high school AP teachers or your high school counselor for information about what courses are offered at your school and AP testing.