THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT PROGRAM AT PRINCETON HIGH SCHOOL
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Advanced Placement Courses Offered at Princeton High School
Teacher: Lindsay Holliday
Teacher: Rachelle Williams
English Language Arts
Language & Composition
Literature & Composition
Teacher: Nico Toliver
Teacher: Kevin Tucker
Teacher: Tong Xie
Computer Science Principles
Teacher: Nathan Callon
Teacher: Becky Heckman
Teacher: Lonnie Dusch
Teacher: Bridget Sparks
Teacher: Jim O'Connor
Teacher: Cheryl Slate
United States Government & Politics
Teacher: Madison Simons
United States History
Teacher: Amanda Setters
World History: Modern
Teacher: Steve Duke
If you want more information about our AP course offerings please contact our AP Coordinator, Mrs. Michele Ritzie at 864-1845 or at email@example.com
Important Information for AP Students
* If you know of any conflict you might have with an AP test date, please contact Mrs. Ritzie immediately firstname.lastname@example.org
AP IN ACTION AT PRINCETON HIGH SCHOOL