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Advanced Placement

DVHS 2023 AP Summer Assignments

DVHS 2023 AP Summer Assignments

Advanced Placement (AP) courses offer Dougherty Valley high school students college-level classes while in high school. The College Board developed course guides that may contain prerequisites, extended reading, or learning beyond the scope of the school-day curriculum. Some courses demand students to complete a summer assignment to support the learning frameworks. 
 
Please click here for further information regarding courses and summer assignments.
Advanced Placement Exam Spring Registration Window

Advanced Placement Exam Spring Registration Window

We want to provide you with the following information to ensure you can successfully register for your desired exams. At this time, Advanced Placement exams are set to be administered in person during the first two weeks of May. The schedule is set by CollegeBoard (not the school site).

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District is partnering again with Achievement Point Test Service (APTS) to facilitate registration and payment.

This is a reminder that anyone who has NOT submitted fees for their AP Exam will have an opportunity during the Spring Registration window, Feb. 6 - 24th. You can go to Submit AP® Exam Payment starting on February 6th.

STEP 1: ACTIVATE EXAM
  • Students must join their AP® Class on the MyAP site: https://myap.collegeboard.org (this is the SAME account students may have already set up for PSAT/SAT registration; do not create a new account). Students will be given a code from their teacher, which links them to their course.
  • PRO TIP: Use a personal email account, so CollegeBoard is accessible when/if you exit SRVUSD.
  • Click on “Register for Exam.”
  • The deadline to activate is MARCH 3, 2023.
  • For assistance, contact CollegeBoard apstudents@info.collegeboard.org or 888-225-5427

STEP 2: FEE SUBMISSION
  • Click on Submit AP® Exam Payment and complete the payment form to submit fees. 
  • All students must complete the online payment form, regardless of the payment method. 
  • The deadline to pay is February 26th, 2023

NOTE: CollegeBoard deadlines may differ from those listed here. SRVUSD students need to follow the deadlines on this document.

FEE STRUCTURE:

CANCELLATIONS: 
  • Exams canceled before November 15, 2022, will receive a full refund. 
  • Exams canceled between November 16, 2022, and March 30, 2023, will receive a refund MINUS the $40 CollegeBoard cancellation penalty and APTS fees.

For SRVUSD students who are self-studying (“Independent Study”)
or taking non-SRVUSD Advanced Placement courses
 
  • For the AP Computer Science Principles Exam, SRVUSD can provide an exam seat for the multiple choice portion of the exam only. Suppose you need help/support with “the create performance task” submission via AP Digital Portfolio. In that case, you must work with the organization (school) where you took the AP Computer Science Principles course for support.
  • SRVUSD cannot accommodate Independent Study exams for the following AP courses: 
    • AP 2-D Art & Design
    • AP 3-D Art & Design
    • AP Drawing
    • AP Research
    • AP Seminar

For more information, please visit https://aptsusa.com/dvhs/
Advanced Placement (AP) courses

Advanced Placement (AP) courses

Advanced Placement (AP) courses are designed by and follow guidelines required by The College Board. Refer to their website for detailed information. These courses are considered to be above the high school level. Students taking these courses receive a weighted (5.0 scale) grade and may take the AP exam in the spring. Students may
receive college credit for such courses depending on their score on the AP exam.
Deadline to request AP exams for students with accommodations is January 18, 2023.

Deadline to request AP exams for students with accommodations is January 18, 2023.

If your student plans to take an AP exam with accommodations this year, you must submit a request directly to the College Board for approval. The College Board deadline to submit testing accommodation requests is January 18, 2023. If requests are submitted after this date, there is no guarantee accommodations will be approved or appropriate exam materials will be shipped in time for the exam. 
 
Please have a look at this link for more information and this link for College Board Accommodations Instructions to submit a request to the College Board.
 
If your student has already been approved for accommodations by College Board in the past, they do not need to submit another request. They can use their approved accommodations on all College Board tests.
Registering for Spring 2023 AP exams

Registering for Spring 2023 AP exams

Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year. We are proud to support you in your desire to take one or more Advanced Placement exams this year. We want to provide you with the following information to ensure you can successfully register for your desired exams.
 
At this time, Advanced Placement exams are set to be administered in person during the first two weeks of May. The schedule is set by CollegeBoard (not the school site).
 
The San Ramon Valley Unified School District is partnering again with Achievement Point Test Service (APTS) to facilitate registration and payment. This process will begin on Monday, August 29th. AP exam registration consists of two steps:
 
STEP 1: ACTIVATE EXAM - DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 4, 2022
  • Students must join their AP® Class on the MyAP site: https://myap.collegeboard.org (this is the SAME account students may have already set up for PSAT/SAT registration; do not create a new account). Students will be given a code from their teacher, which links them to their course.
  • PRO TIP: Use a personal email account so CollegeBoard is accessible when/if you exit SRVUSD.
  • Click on “Register for Exam.”
  • The deadline to activate is OCTOBER 4, 2022
  • For assistance, contact CollegeBoard apstudents@info.collegeboard.org or 888-225-5427
 
Step 2: FEE SUBMISSION - DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 4, 2022
  • Click on Submit AP® Exam Payment and complete the payment form to submit fees.
  • All students need to complete the online payment form, regardless of the method of payment.
  • The deadline to pay is OCTOBER 4, 2022
 
NOTE: CollegeBoard deadlines may differ from those listed here. SRVUSD students need to follow the deadlines on this document.
 
FEE STRUCTURE:
  • If registering prior to or on 10/4/22, the cost is $125 per exam ($172 for AP Capstone).
  • If registering after 10/4/22, a $45 late registration fee will be added to the cost of the exam(s).
 
CANCELLATIONS:
  • Exams canceled prior to November 11, 2022, will receive a full refund.
  • Exams canceled between November 11, 2022 and March 30, 2023 will receive a refund MINUS the $40 CollegeBoard cancellation penalty and APTS fees.
 

AP STUDENTS: COLLEGE BOARD WEBSITE

 
College Board website for students.
 
  • You will need to create a username and password--which you will use through your academic career (high school through college).
  • Site for your scores, obtaining assistance for preparing for the exam, relationship with courses and fields of study in college, and much more.
  • How to Sign-In to and Sign-Up for a College Board account?
 

STUDENTS: GET YOUR SCORES!

 
AP Scores are online beginning in July. 
  • LOG ON to apscore.org to get your scores
  • Look for a reminder in July at the email address you put on your AP answer sheet.
 
If you have forgotten your Username:  Forgot Username
 
If you have forgotten your Password:  Forgot Password
For SRVUSD students who are self-studying (“Independent Study”) or taking non-SRVUSD Advanced Placement Courses

For SRVUSD students who are self-studying (“Independent Study”) or taking non-SRVUSD Advanced Placement Courses

The registration window opens on October 31, 2022. You will receive more information in October.
  • For the AP Computer Science Principles Exam, SRVUSD can provide an exam seat for the multiple choice portion of the exam only. If you need help/support with “the create performance task” submission via AP Digital Portfolio, you must work with the organization (school) where you took the AP Computer Science Principles course for support.
  • SRVUSD cannot accommodate Independent Study exams for the following AP courses:
    • AP 2-D Art & Design
    • AP 3-D Art & Design
    • AP Drawing
    • AP Research
    • AP Seminar
AP RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES

AP RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES

Explore AP - This link will provide a variety of information regarding AP courses and exams. 
 
Students and Parents
888-225-5427
International: +1-212-632-1780
Fax: 610-290-8979

Advanced Placement School Code: 053218

COLLEGE CREDIT AND PLACEMENT INFORMATION

  • Based on student performance on rigorous AP exams, students can earn credit, advanced placement, or both for college.
  • Most US colleges and universities grant credit or advanced placement.
  • Policies vary between institutions--see link for specific information.
 

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