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Advanced Placement®

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT 
 
Most AP score reports are available in July.  Score reports for AP Exams taken during Administration 3 will be available by mid-August.  Some scores take longer to process because of various issue.  Students whose score reports are not available by September 1 should email or call AP Services for students.
 

What is Advanced Placement® or AP®?

 

Special note for 20-21:

        Last year, due to campus closures nationwide, AP exams were taken by students online, at home. The format of the exams was altered to reduce content covered, the number of questions and the type of questions.

       As of this time, the College Board has not announced a plan to use alternative testing methods again this year. That is likely to change, but they currently suggest that in-person, traditional testing will take place.

 

The College Board® offers an Advanced Placement® program which is a collaborative effort among motivated students, dedicated teachers, committed high schools, colleges, and universities. Since it's inception in 1955, the AP program has allowed students to take college-level courses and exams and to earn college credit and/or placement while still in high school.

 

In 2019, 90.2% of RUHS students who took an AP course earned a score of 3 or higher on their AP tests! The 2019 global average was only 59.6%!

 

If you are interested in taking AP courses, talk to an AP teacher or your counselor about the course you want to take. Discuss the course's workload and any preparation you may need.

 

Find out more about the Advanced Placement program on the College Board website at www.collegeboard.org

 

RUHS AP DATA
             
RUHS 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Total Enrollment 2,525 2,650 2,772 2,927 3,008 3,085
# of AP Students 769 765 788 858 901 992
% of school 30% 29% 28.50% 29.30% 29.00% 32.2%
# of exams 1,378 1,411 1,442 1,540 1,741 1852
# of students with at least one score of 3+ 623 624 659 751 813 870
% of students with a 3+ 81% 81.60% 83.60% 87.50% 90.20% 87.7%
AP® and Advanced Placement® are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.
AP Summer Reading Assignments
 
 
 
AP Art and Design:  2D, 3D and Drawing
 
 
AP Biology Summer Assignment
 
AP Calculus AB
AP Chemistry
AP English Language
AP English Literature
AP European History
AP French Language
AP Music Theory
AP Spanish Language
AP Statistics
AP US Government and Politics
 
 
AP US History
 
Students - there are available books to borrow in our Main Office.  Please contact Melissa Guerrero, Principal's Admin. Assist., to schedule a time for pick up, if you have not already obtained a copy.  You can reach her by phone at 310-798-8665, ext. 4001, or by email at mguerrero@rbusd.org.
AP Subjects with No Summer Assignments
 
  • AP Art History
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP Physics 1
  • AP Physics 2
  • AP Psychology
Questions about AP Testing or AP Classes?
 
Patty Ulrich
Administrative Assistant
AP Coordinator
pulrich@rbusd.org
310-798-8665, ext. 4011
 
Bill Dargen
Assistant Principal
AP Coordinator
bdargen@rbusd.org
310-798-8665, ext. 4010
 
Why AP? 
 
The presentation can be accessed through this link.
 
AP Exam Ordering Information