COUNSELOR'S CORNER - ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP)

The Advanced Placement (AP) Program is a cooperative educational endeavor with the CollegeBoard in Princeton, New Jersey for academically talented juniors and seniors. Through this program, sophomores, juniors, and seniors in high school take courses that have been developed with college-level material and expectations. AP level classes carry the .050 weighted average. Since the curriculum is more in depth than the regular courses, there is a greater opportunity for individual progress and achievement. The Advanced Placement examinations are given each May. All examinations consist of an essay or problem solving section and a series of multiple choice question.

Another great benefit of taking AP exams is that you can earn college credit by scoring a 3 or higher on the exam (exams are scored on a 1-5 scale).  Most all colleges and universities award college credit for qualifying AP exam scores.  Each college or university determines what score is needed to award credit for each exam. 
The specific credit awarding policies can be found here. 

Students interested in taking Advanced Placement courses should see their counselor to discuss options and complete an AP contract.

Check out this great website for information on each particular AP course.  Here you can find detailed information on each individual test along with cool ways to prepare for the AP exams in May.

 

 

 

 

Counselor Alpha Breakdown

A-Car: Carroll (ext. 4301)

Cas-Fo: Hebb (ext. 4307)

Fr-Joh: Guthrie (ext. 4305)

Joi-Med: Kolish (ext. 4304)

Mee-Ra: Epstein (ext. 4303)

Re-Th: Messer (ext. 4306)

Ti-Z: Neely (ext. 4308)

 

Counseling Secretary:

Icela Riitano (ext. 4300)

 

Twitter Handle:

@SRHScounselors

 

Counselor's Corner Links:

| Academic Tutoring |

| ACT/SAT Information |

| ACT/SAT Test Prep |

| Advanced Placement (AP) |

| AP Contract |

| ASVAB |

| Career Testing |

| Class of 2018 |

| Class of 2019 |

| Class of 2020 |

| College Connection Newsletter |

| College News and Information |

| College & Recruiter Visits |

| Common Application |

| Course Catalog |

| Course Fees |

| Financial Aid & FAFSA |

| Letters of Recommendation |

| NCAA |

| Parent/Teacher Conferences |

| PSAT/NMSQT |

| Schedule Change Policy |

| Scholarships |

| Transcript & Records Request |

Address:
5050 Brent Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89131

Tel: 702-799-6699
Fax: 702-799-4698

 

Office hours:

M-F 6:30-3:00

*Pursuant to Regulation 5144, students are hereby informed that they will be subject to search when they enter campus after the beginning of the school day. This includes, but is not limited to, unauthorized returns. This notice does not exclude personnel, however, from searching a student at any time should there be a reasonable suspicion of wrongdoing.