AP Courses at MCHS - Mifflin County School District

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AP Courses at MCHS - Mifflin County School District

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AP courses are taught by highly qualified highschool teachers who use the AP CourseDescriptions to guide them. The CourseDescription for each discipline outlines thecourse content, describes the curricular goals ofthe subject, and provides sample examinationquestions. While the Course Descriptions are asignificant source of information about thecourse content on which the AP Exams will bebased, AP teachers have the flexibility todetermine how this content is presented.Information taken from College Board Website


The AP Examinations are administered eachyear in May and represent the culmination ofcollege-level work in a given discipline in asecondary school setting. Rigorouslydeveloped by committees of college and APhigh school faculty, the AP Exams teststudents' ability to perform at a collegelevel.Information taken from College Board Website


AP Exams are rigorous, multiplecomponenttests that are administered athigh schools each May. High school studentscan earn college credit, placement, or bothfor qualifying AP Exam scores. Each AP Examhas a corresponding AP course and provides astandardized measure of what studentshave learned in the AP classroom.Information taken from College Board Website


Development Committees meet throughout theyear to create new exams, which each contain afree-response section (either essay or problemsolving) and a section of multiple-choice. Themultiple-choice questions are scored bycomputer, while the free-response portions areevaluated by a team of skilled college professorsand high school teachers who meet annually toscore exams in their subject area. Theinvolvement of college faculty at all levels ofexam development and scoring ensures that theAP Exams truly reflect college-levelachievement. Students who perform well canreceive course credit and/or advanced standingat thousands of universities worldwide.Information taken from College Board Website


Information taken from College Board Website


Information taken from College Board Website

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