• THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT PROGRAM AT PRINCETON HIGH SCHOOL



    Advanced Placement

    The College Board’s mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. We are a not-for-profit membership organization committed to excellence and equity in education.

     

    Princeton High School has chosen to offer a wide range of AP courses because our vision is to equip every student to be career and college ready through personalized instruction, community partnerships and collaboration.

     

    Why Should You Take AP Courses?

     

    AP enables you to: 

    • Stand out in college admission 
    • You could earn college credit 
    • You could skip introductory college classes 
    • Save money on tuition 
    • Build college skills and confidence 
    • Explore potential majors based on your interests 
    • Turn subjects you love into fulfilling career paths
    • Weighted grade for all AP courses

     

    Which Colleges & Universities Accept AP Credit?

    Use this link to search for AP policy at specific colleges and universities : College Policy for AP

     

    What are the requirements for taking an AP course at Princeton High School?

    You must meet all of the following requirements.

    • You must test “College Ready” on the ACT, SAT, or Accuplacer Exam
      • If you test “College Ready” in reading you qualify for both AP English Language Arts and Social Science courses.
      • If you test “College Ready” in math you qualify for both math and science AP courses.
    • Teacher Recommendation from the subject area in the AP course you want to take
      • Recommendation should affirm that you are able and willing to handle the rigor of an AP course.
    • Must be at least a freshman.  The College Board does not allow students who have not reached their freshman years to take AP exams.

     

    Is there a limit on how many AP courses I can take?

    • You must fulfill the course requirements for each AP course you want to take.
    • You must take the course through Princeton in order for it to appear on your transcript.

     

    What are the costs associated with AP exams

    Princeton currently pays for the AP exams as long as you meet the criteria listed below:

    • Actively enrolled student at Princeton High School
    • Enrolled in the AP course at Princeton High School
    • Maintain a C average in the course

     

    What is expected of AP Students?

     

    • Strong attendance

     

        • Classes move at a quicker pace
        • Classes involved frequent discussions, projects, and labs

     

    • Strong Work Ethic

     

      • Students are expected to keep up with assignments and actively participate in class
      • Students are expected to adhere by the school’s Academic Honesty Policy
        • Students are required to sign policy for each AP course
        • Student may be removed from AP course for violating Academic Honesty Policy
        • Use this link to review Academic Honesty Policy:

     

    What if I have additional questions?

    Please contact our Advanced Studies Coordinator, Michele Ritzie at (513) 864-1845 or at mritzie@vikingmail.org






    Advanced Placement Courses Offered at Princeton High School

     

    Art

     

    2D Design

    Syllabus

    Curriculum

    Teacher: Lindsay Holliday

    lholliday@vikingmail.org

     

    Drawing

      Syllabus

    Curriculum

    Teacher: Rachelle Williams

    rwilliams@vikingmail.org

                                                                                                                                                  

     

    English Language Arts

     

    Language & Composition

    Syllabus

    Curriculum

    Teacher: 

     

    Literature & Composition

    Syllabus

    Curriculum

    Teacher: Nico Toliver

    ntoliver@vikingmail.org




    Mathematics

     

    Calculus AB

    Syllabus

    Curriculum

    Teacher: Kevin Tucker

    ktucker@vikingmail.org

    Statistics

    Syllabus

    Curriculum

    Teacher: Tong Xie

    txie@vikingmail.org

    Computer Science Principles

    Syllabus

    Curriculum

    Teacher: Nathan Callon

    ncallon@vikingmail.org

                                                                                                                                              


    Science

    Biology

    Syllabus

    Curriculum

    Teacher: Becky Heckman

    bheckman@vikingmail.org

    Chemistry

    Syllabus

    Curriculum

    Teacher: Lonnie Dusch

    ldusch@vikingmail.org

    Environmental Science

    Syllabus

    Curriculum

    Teacher: Bridget Sparks

    bsparks@vikingmail.org

                                                                                                               

     

    Social Sciences

     

    Human Geography

    Syllabus

    Curriculum

    Teacher: Jim O'Connor

    jfoconnor@vikingmail.org

    Psychology

    Syllabus

    Curriculum

    Teacher: Cheryl Slate

    cslate@vikingmail.org

    United States Government & Politics

    Syllabus

    Curriculum

    Teacher: Madison Simons

    msimons@vikingmail.org

    United States History

    Syllabus

    Curriculum

    Teacher: Amanda Setters

    asetters@vikingmail.org

     World History: Modern

    Syllabus

    Curriculum

    Teacher: Steve Duke

    sduke@vikingmail.org

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     If you want more information about our AP course offerings please contact our AP Coordinator, Mrs. Michele Ritzie at 864-1845 or at mritzie@vikingmail.org

             

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    May 2021 Testing Calendar

    * If you know of any conflict you might have with an AP test date, please contact Mrs. Ritzie immediately mritzie@vikingmail.org

    Academic Honesty Policy

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