2023-2024 Dates and Deadlines
August and September, 2023: Sign into My AP and join AP classes using join codes
September 29, 2023: Deadline to register for AP exams on My AP
November 10, 2023: Deadline to pay for AP exams. All exams not paid for by this date will be canceled.
May 6-17, 2024: AP exam administration
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Warren County High School currently offers 12 Advanced Placement courses. For over 50 years, the College Board’s Advanced Placement Program (AP) has partnered with colleges, universities, and high schools to provide students with the opportunity to take college-level course work and exams while still in high school. National AP website
Over 90% of 4-year colleges and universities give credit for AP courses taken if scores on the AP exams are a 3, 4, or 5; some will consider grades of 2. AP exams are given in early May of each year. The student reserves the right to have his or her scores sent to a particular college.
Prospective AP students are urged to take the PSAT test in the fall of the sophomore year. Students whose scores on this exam fall at or above 50 will have a greater change of achieving higher scores on the AP exams.
WCHS AP Class Offerings:
Art History - Mrs. Rachel McGee
AP Art History is an introductory college-level art history course. Students cultivate their understanding of art history through analyzing works of art and placing them in historical context as they explore concepts like culture and cultural interactions, theories and interpretations of art, the impact of materials, processes, and techniques on art and art making, and understanding purpose and audience in art historical analysis.
Biology - Mr. Russell Prater
Prerequisites: Biology I and Chemistry
AP Biology is an introductory college-level biology course. Students cultivate their understanding of biology through inquiry-based investigations as they explore topics like evolution, energetics, information storage and transfer, and system interactions.
Calculus - Mrs. Lucretia Brown
Prerequisites: Algebra I, Algebra II, Unified Geometry, Pre-calculus
AP Calculus AB is an introductory college-level calculus course. Students cultivate their understanding of differential and integral calculus through engaging with real-world problems represented graphically, numerically, analytically, and verbally and using definitions and theorems to build arguments and justify conclusions as they explore concepts like change, limits, and the analysis of functions.
Computer Science- Mrs. Lucretia Brown
AP Computer Science Principles is an introductory college-level computing course that introduces students to the breadth of the field of computer science. Students learn to design and evaluate solutions and to apply computer science to solve problems through the development of algorithms and programs. They incorporate abstraction into programs and use data to discover new knowledge. Students also explain how computing innovations and computing systems—including the internet—work, explore their potential impacts, and contribute to a computing culture that is collaborative and ethical.
English Language (Junior year) - Mrs. Whitney Dyer
Prerequisites: English II Honors is advised for the Sophomore level English course
AP English Language and Composition is an introductory college-level composition course. Students cultivate their understanding of writing and rhetorical arguments through reading, analyzing, and writing texts as they explore topics like rhetorical situation, claims and evidence, reasoning and organization, and style.
English Literature (Senior year) -Ms. Amy Satterwhite
Prerequisites: AP English III
AP English Literature and Composition is an introductory college-level literary analysis course. Students cultivate their understanding of literature through reading and analyzing texts as they explore concepts like character, setting, structure, perspective, figurative language, and literary analysis in the context of literary works.
Physics I - Mrs. Dena Upton
Prerequisites: Algebra I and Algebra II, Geometry
AP Physics 1 is an algebra-based, introductory college-level physics course. Students cultivate their understanding of physics through classroom study, in-class activity, and hands-on, inquiry-based laboratory work as they explore concepts like systems, fields, force interactions, change, conservation, and waves.
Psychology - Mrs. Laura Lippe
AP Psychology is an introductory college-level psychology course. Students cultivate their understanding of the systematic and scientific study of human behavior and mental processes through inquiry-based investigations as they explore concepts like the biological bases of behavior, sensation and perception, learning and cognition, motivation, developmental psychology, testing and individual differences, treatment of abnormal behavior, and social psychology.
US Government - Mr. Kevin Dunlap
Prerequisites: US History, World History or World Geography
AP U.S. Government and Politics is an introductory college-level course in U.S. government and politics. Students cultivate their understanding of U.S. government and politics through analysis of data and text-based sources as they explore topics like constitutionalism, liberty and order, civic participation in a representative democracy, competing policy-making interests, and methods of political analysis.
US History - Mr. Steve Hillis
Prerequisites: World Geography or World History
AP U.S. History is an introductory college-level U.S. history course. Students cultivate their understanding of U.S. history from c. 1491 CE to the present through analyzing historical sources and learning to make connections and craft historical arguments as they explore concepts like American and national identity; work, exchange, and technology; geography and the environment; migration and settlement; politics and power; America in the world; American and regional culture; and social structures.
World History - Mr. Johnathan Smith
AP World History: Modern is an introductory college-level modern world history course. Students cultivate their understanding of world history from c. 1200 CE to the present through analyzing historical sources and learning to make connections and craft historical arguments as they explore concepts like humans and the environment, cultural developments and interactions, governance, economic systems, social interactions and organization, and technology and innovation.
Environmental Science - Mrs. Lori Mayfield
Students cultivate their understanding of the interrelationships of the natural world through inquiry-based lab investigations and field work as they explore concepts like the four Big Ideas; energy transfer, interactions between earth systems, interactions between different species and the environment, and sustainability.
WCHS AP Coordinator - Mrs. Stephanie Doak