Morton West AP Student Information

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    WHY AP CLASSES?

     

    U.S. Department of Education study found that the strongest predictor of college graduation is something students do before they ever go to college:​ Participate in rigorous, college-level courses in high school—and AP courses in particular.​

     

    WHAT IS AN ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSE?

    • AP courses are designed and updated annually to reflect what is taught ​
      in cutting-edge college courses.​
    • AP curriculum for each class is the same for all schools around the US and Globe.​
    • Students receive an external evaluation—​
      the AP Exam—which is scored by college faculty from around the world who verify that the student has mastered college-level studies.​

     

    WHAT ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES ARE OFFERED AT MORTON WEST?

     AP English Language & Composition 

     AP English Literature & Composition 

     AP Calculus AB and BC 

     AP Statistics 

     AP World History 

     AP European History 

     AP Microeconomics 

     AP Psychology 

     AP US History 

    • AP Government & Politics

     AP Physics

     AP Computer Science (West only) 

     AP Biology 

     AP Chemistry 

     AP Environmental Science

     AP Spanish Language 

     AP Spanish Literature 

     AP French 

     AP Music Theory 

     AP 2D Studio Art 

     

    During the 2016-17 school year, 2,148 AP exams were taken by over 1,040 students. ​Of these students 33.3% achieved a score of 3 or higher. Over 51% of Morton West graduates take at least one AP course​ 32.6% of our 2017 Freshmen students passed the World History exam​.

     

    AP CLASSES AND COLLEGE CREDIT ALLOWS YOU TO

    • Move into upper-level college courses sooner​
    • Pursue a double major​
    • Gain time to study and travel abroad​

    FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT AP CLASSES, CLICK ON THE POWERPOINT LINK BELOW: