The Role of AP and AP CS
Motivation for AP
The Advanced Placement Program identifies content and provides
assessment, so that students can receive college credit for work done
in high school.
Content matches a typical college course, both in content and rigor
Examination standards demonstrate student proficiency
Numerous comparative studies show AP students with good scores
perform as good or better than "A" and "B" students in college courses.
Development Committees for AP exams (with the College Board) periodically
compare content of AP courses with college faculty to ensure a reasonable
created 1 March 2009|
last revised 4 March 2009