What is the Advanced
AP gives students an opportunity to take college-level courses and exams while still in high school. Students enjoy the challenge of taking AP courses with enthusiastic classmates and teachers; high school faculty find that AP courses enhance their student’s confidence and academic interest as well as their school’s reputation; and college faculty report that AP students are far better prepared for serious academic work. (College Entrance Examination Board http://www.collegeboard.org)
During the 2017-2018 school year, Cherry Creek High School offered 28
different courses in six departments, with 1,095 AP students taking 2,370 exams.
Contact Darren Knox, CCHS AP Coordinator, for more information:
AP Capstone Introductory Presentation
AP Exam FAQs
- AP Exams are so Expensive. Where can I get help paying for them?
Cherry Creek High School offers financial aid for eligible low income students for AP Exams. (W425 for application)
- If I don't qualify for financial aid, are there other options available to help pay for the AP Exams?
Cherry Creek High School also offers an Extended Payment Plan that allows students to make regular payments on a contracted schedule. (See Mr. Knox - W425- for details.)
- Can I take an AP exam if I am not taking the class?
Yes! There are no prerequisites for taking an AP Exam. Independent study and previous experience are examples of why you might take an AP Exam without taking the class.
- When do late fees begin accruing?
Late fees will be added incrementally beginning at 3 p.m., Friday, February 1, 2019.