Advanced Placement

Advanced Placement

Great News

The College Board released the names of students recognized as Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars for the 2016-2017 school year, and 311 Kennesaw Mountain High School (KMHS)students who were designated AP Award recipients!  Of these,

  • 103 were named AP Scholar: Granted to students who earn a 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams
  • 45 were named AP Scholar with Honor: Granted to students who earn an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher
  • 131 were named AP Scholar with Distinction: Granted to students who earn an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams

Of the 262 KMHS AP Scholars, 32 were named National AP Scholars: Granted to students in the United States who earn an average score of at least 4 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more AP Exams.

Important information regarding AP Exams: Please review all content

Magnet students

Students in the Academy of Math, Science, & Technology matriculate in AP and post-AP courses, and many receive more than a year’s worth of credit at colleges and universities because of their success on the AP Exams.  Some freshmen enroll in AP Human Geography, all sophomores enroll in AP Physic 1 and many sophomores complete additional AP courses.  All juniors and seniors take advantage of the full array of AP course offerings. The prerequisites for the Advanced Scientific Research and Internship courses are two AP math/science courses.

Registering for AP Exams

Completing the AP exams is an important part of all AP courses KMHS students are encouraged to complete AP exams for AP classes that they enroll in. Students who perform well on an AP Exam often earn college credit for the course.  This results in significant savings on tuition.  Search here to determine if a college will award credit for an AP course, and if so the corresponding minimum AP Exam score

Students at KMHS register for AP exams online. This registration will take a few minutes and is possible to complete from any computer with internet access.

This year, the cost for each AP Exam is $94.00.  It is essential that every student be able to complete their AP Exams. Students requiring financial assistance should contact Kelly Ingle, kelly.ingle@cobbk12.org, in room 611 to learn more.

Online Exam registration opens October 1, 2017

To register for AP Exams, students should click here . To complete registration, students must answer all required questions. Registration is not complete until students print the pdf confirmation page available at the end of the registration process.  It is common for parents to desire to register their students for exams. To ensure that correct exams are ordered, students should be present while registering.

Families have the convenience of paying exam fees online at the time of registration. Please be sure to have a credit card or debit card available before beginning registration. Paying online is a great way to confirm payment.  However, there is a mailing option on the TotalRegistration website.  All payments, credit or check, go to TotalRegistration.

Important dates for the registration process

  • Registration OPENS Oct 1
  • REGULAR Registration Closes Feb 15, 2018 – Registrations and payments after this date will incur a $10 late fee per registration
  • LATE Registration ClosesWednesday, Feb 18, 2018 at 11:59 PM – Registration ends

Please contact Dr. Kelly Ingle, kelly.ingle@cobbk12.org , to discuss registering for an exam not listed or if you have any questions.

Read more about AP Courses and Exams on AP Central

2018 AP Exam Test Schedule: The 2018 AP Exams will be administered during two weeks in May: May 7 through 11 and May 14 through 18.

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Class Offerings

AP Classes 2017-2018 at KMHS
AP English Literature
AP English Language
AP Statistics
AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC
AP Physics 1
AP Physics C Mechanics
AP Chemistry
AP Biology
AP Environmental Science
AP Computer Science
AP Computer Science Principles
AP Psychology
AP Music Theory
AP Human Geography
AP Government
AP Microeconomics
AP United States History
AP World History
AP Spanish
AP Drawing
AP Studio Art:  Drawing, 2D, and 3D
Post AP Classes 2017-2018 at KMHS
GA Tech
Multivariable Calculus
Advanced Mathematical Topics
Advanced Scientific Internship
Advanced Scientific Research
Advanced Genetics/DNA Research

Research indicates that academic intensity of a student’s high school curriculum remains the most important pre-collegiate predictor of bachelor degree completion.  The Advanced Placement Program® provides specific rewards for students:

  • Students demonstrate scholarship at national and international levels.
  • Students study in greater depth.
  • Students improve chances of college acceptance.
  • Student may exempt introductory college courses.
  • Students are eligible for AP Scholar awards.
  • Students may be granted sophomore standing in college.

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