ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP)
Gain an Edge in College Preparation and Life-long Skills
The Advanced Placement (AP) program was created by college board in 1955 to provide students with a college-level work in high school. There are currently 37 Advanced Placement Exams across 22 subjects offered during May of each year. Students may earn college credit for their AP exam scores.
Get a head start on college-level work.
Improve your writing skills and sharpen your problem-solving techniques.
Develop the study habits necessary for tackling rigorous course work.
Study subjects in greater depth and detail.
Copell ISD and College Board are committed to the principle that all students deserve an opportunity to participate in rigorous and academically challenging courses and programs. All students who are willing to accept the challenge of a rigorous academic curriculum should be considered for admission to AP and Pre-AP courses.
CHS Offers a Variety of Courses
English Language English Literature Art History Art (Drawing) Art Design 2D Studio Art 3D Spanish Language Spanish Literature Latin: Virgil Macro-Economics Micro-Economics Human Geography World History U.S. History U.S. Government Comparative Government Calculus AB Calculus BC Statistics Computer Science I Computer Science II Biology Chemistry Environmental Science Physics B Physics C: Electricity, Magnetism and Mechanics Music Theory
AP courses at CHS have the highest weighted GPA.
CHS students can earn up to 6.0 grade points for AP classes.
Pre-AP courses are designed to equip all middle school and high school students with the skills, habits of mind, and knowledge that they need to succeed in college.
Pre-AP courses emphasize skill development in the following areas: Critical Reading,Writing, Analysis and Evaluation, and Independent Learning.
Pre-AP courses begin in middle school. With Pre-AP math and English beginning in sixth grade. Science and Social Studies Pre-AP courses begin in seventh grade.
Pre-AP courses are available in Spanish, French, German, Latin and Art.
Home-Schooled students eligible to attend school in the Coppell Independent School District can participate in the administration of the PSAT/NMSQT or an advanced placement test offered by the district.
For more information or to register, please contact Barbara Pitt