Welcome to Haverhill High School’s resource page regarding AP exams, as well as policies and procedures for the program. If you have questions regarding the AP Program at HHS, exams and fees, or any other concerns please contact Mrs. Breslin or Mrs. Hart in the School Counseling Department.
Advanced Placement Program
Are you ready for a unique learning experience that will help you succeed in college? Through AP’s college-level courses and exams, students can potentially earn college credit, stand out in the admission process, and build the skills needed in the college years. Advanced Placement classes provide students with a rigorous curriculum where students engage in intense discussions, solve problems collaboratively, strengthen study habits and time management skills, and prepare students for the academic expectations of future college classes.
Haverhill High School offers a rich program of Advanced Placement courses designed for students who wish to pursue this unique learning experience. In addition to courses taught at HHS, students also have the option to take AP courses offered through Virtual High School*. (* additional lab/equipment fees may apply)
Many colleges/universities in the United States award student’s college credit, allow students to place out of introductory courses and move directly into upper-level classes, or both on the basis of AP Exam Scores. By entering college with AP credits, students may have additional openings in their schedule for a second major or minor, taking extra electives, or pursuing other interests such as study abroad.
All students who enroll in and participate in an AP course at Haverhill High School
must take the AP exam administered in May of the school year.
This exam is NOT optional. There are additional fees for these exams.
Advanced Placement Exams (AP)
AP Exams are offered in May to all students who have participated in an AP course throughout the school year, either at the high school or online through Virtual High School (VHS). There are currently 17 AP courses offered at HHS, with the opportunity to take other classes not offered at HHS online through VHS. Students who enroll in any AP course at HHS or through VHS are required to sit for and take the corresponding AP exam in May. This is not optional. It is important to note that students who do not take the AP exam are still responsible for some AP fees and will also lose the AP credit and weight on their transcript, which could impact grade point average and class rank.
Exam Costs: The AP Program sets the cost of the exams each year. Currently the cost per exam for the 2018-2019 school year is $94. Fee reductions are available to students who receive free or reduced lunch or meet other eligibility requirements. Fee reduction amounts are released in the spring.
2018-2019 AP Exam Dates
* denotes exams for courses offered at HHS
|WEEK 1||MORNING 8 A.M.||AFTERNOON 12:00 P.M.|
|Monday, May 6||AP United States Government & Politics*||AP Chinese Language & Culture
AP Environmental Science*
|Tuesday, May 7||AP Seminar
AP Spanish Language and Culture
|AP Japanese Language & Culture
AP Physics 1: Algebra-based
|Wednesday, May 8||AP English Literature and Composition*||AP European History*
AP French Language & Culture
|Thursday, May 9||AP Chemistry*
AP Spanish Literature & Culture
|AP German Language & Culture
|Friday, May 10||AP United States History*
AP Studio Art*- last day for school to submit digital portfolios. Students should have submitted portfolios to teacher well before this date.
|AP Computer Science Principles*
AP Physics 2: Algebra-based
|WEEK 2||MORNING 8AM||AFTERNOON 12PM|
|Monday, May 13||AP Biology*||AP Physics C: Mechanics*
2pm- AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
|Tuesday, May 14||AP Calculus AB*
AP Calculus BC
|AP Art History*
AP Human Geography
|Wednesday, May 15||AP English Language and Composition*||AP Italian Language and Culture
|Thursday, May 16||AP Comparative Government and Politics
AP World History
|Friday, May 17||AP Microeconomics*
AP Music Theory
|AP Computer Science A*