Advanced Placement (AP) Program

  • Sycamore High School is committed to every student’s success and believes access to rigorous coursework such as Advanced Placement (AP) plays an important role in that success. Getting the word out to students and parents about the ways AP are beneficial is imperative for the growth of our AP program.

    Each year in January, we offer an overview presentation to help inform families about the benefits of AP courses, exams, and more. The topics included in the presentation include:

    • What are Advanced Placement Courses?
    • The Benefits
    • AP Exams
    • Preparing for the AP Exams
    • What Is It Like to Take AP?
    • Next Steps: Help Your Child Make the Best Choices
    • Q & A


AP Update - March 2021

  • Students, Staff, and Community,

    The 2021 AP Exam schedule has been updated to provide schools with testing options to meet their unique needs and circumstances. See here for more details, AP College Board Updates


    When are the AP exam dates for Sycamore High School?

    SHS Exam Schedule Link


    What are the testing expectations for all F2F and virtual AP students?

    All F2F and virtual students will need to come into the building for testing.  We are administering all the AP exams at Sycamore High School.  We will be sure to provide a safe and sanitary learning environment.  


    What if a student’s AP exam is digital?

    You will have to bring in the appropriate technology device for your AP exam into the high school.  Please read the details in the link provided. 

    AP Exam Digital Link


    Where will students be testing?

    You will be receiving an email in late April or early May about your testing location.


    What if a student is not taking an AP exam this year?  

    Please attend school as a regular day, you will not report to a testing location.  


    What are College Board’s exam policies and guidelines?

    Please read over the policies and guidelines to prepare you for the AP exam attached here, Link


    Any further questions, please contact

AP Exam Registration 2020-21

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