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Advanced Placement at Cibola

WHY AP?

There are so many reasons to take AP- whether you want to get more out of your current courses or be better prepared for college and a career.

Challenge Yourself

  • AP courses are more ENGAGING .
  • You tackle challenging topics head on and go deeper into subjects that INTEREST you
  • Opportunities to DISCUSS and DEBATE your opinions with your teachers and classmates
  • Through AP you LEARN more and GET more 

Earn College Credit

  • U.S. college students have SAVED more than $4 million dollars by earning advanced college credit in AP courses
  • EARN college credit and potentially skip introductory courses if you do well on the AP exam
  • DEVELOP the skills to get the most out of your college experience 

Broaden College and Career Choices

  • For COLLEGES, AP is a sign you can really apply yourself to higher level studies.
  • An AP course taken in high school can help you pick your MAJOR.
  • AP courses can help you turn the subjects that interest you into a fulfilling CAREER.

Want to learn more?

Visit ExploreAp.org to access more information from the College Board about Advanced Placement.

AP Exams

Registration

Registration for AP exams will be held during March. Students will go to the library with their AP class or be sent by their AP teacher during class to complete registration. A deposit (payable by cash or check to CHS) for each exam is due at the time of registration.

An exam information flyer with exam dates and fees will be distributed for students who are interested in taking the exam.

Additional information/resources on taking the exam are available on the CollegeBoard website.

Financial Assistance  

Financial assistance to pay for the AP Exam can be requested by submitting an application to the College / Career Counselor by the deadline.

Contact Information
Contact Sara Legate  Sara Legate (505) 897-0110 ex: 40117 Social Studies / National Honor Society Advisor
Contact Wendy Petersen  Wendy Petersen (505) 897-0110 ex: 40153 Social Studies

AP Courses offered at Cibola

Cibola currently offers 20 Advanced Placement Courses: 

  • AP Language and Composition (11th grade)
  • AP Literature Composition (12th grade)
  • AP French Language and Culture
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP Physics I
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Biology
  • AP European History
  • AP World History
  • AP United States History
  • AP U.S. Government and Politics
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Calculus A/B
  • AP Calculus B/C
  • AP Music Theory
  • AP Art
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Seminar (Capstone Course)
  • AP Research(Capstone Course)