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Welcome to Duncan's AP Website!

 

If you need a new copy of the AP contract for the 2016-17 school year, please click below and print.

This form must be returned by all students who have been signed up for any AP class.

Please return to Mr. Yang in the Guidance Office.

 AP Parent Agreement Individuals.pdf

 

Students who are enrolled in AP coursework have met one or more of the criteria below that indicate a good chance of being successful in the AP program:

 * AP Potential Designation

* Scored Advanced or Proficient on Standardized Tests 

* High Grade Point Average (GPA)

* Letter Grade of A or B in prior class(es) of similar subject

* Teacher Recommendations

* Student Self-Selection

 

BENEFITS OF TAKING AP COURSES:

* Advanced Placement (AP) courses give students the chances to take college-level courses while in high school.

* The difference between an AP course and a regular college-prep course is that the AP curriculum moves at a faster pace, has higher expectations, a more rigorous curriculum, and offers students the ability to receive college credit by taking the AP exam in May and passing it with a 3 or higher.

* AP courses do require more study time and homework than a regular college-prep course.

* Studies show that students who take AP courses are more likely to succeed in college and earn higher GPAs.

* Students earn augmentation (0.04) added to their GPA for every A, B, or C grade they receive in an AP courses.

* AP helps your student to stand out in the college admissions process.  Colleges know that that have already been successful with college-level work. 

 

For more information visit www.collegeboard.com and/or contact the Duncan AP Coordinator at 248-7095 or email at thomas.yang@fresnounified.org

AP Summer Assignments by course: ​

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