Advanced Placement

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Advanced Placement

The College Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) Program provides an opportunity for high school students to experience postsecondary-level coursework across multiple subjects. Each course is aligned to a subject-specific AP exam, which provides students the potential to earn credit for postsecondary coursework in that subject.

AP Expansion Pilot

The Advanced Placement (AP) Expansion Pilot through the department was designed to increase the number of students who enroll, sit for and pass AP exams, the AP Expansion Pilot is intended to provide teacher training and resources to selected districts in order to help them implement the AP programs within their high schools.  The department is committed to providing resources and support to schools in the implementation of AP programs.

If your school is interested in participating in the AP Expansion Pilot, please contact Early.Postsecondary@tn.gov.

Resources for Students and Parents

Within the early postsecondary opportunity portfolio, Advanced Placement courses provide students with a great opportunity to:

Here are some great resources provided by the College Board that you can access for more information about AP courses and exams:

Resources for Schools

See the following resources for more information on building an AP program at your school: