Omaha South High is proud to offer many opportunities for students to take AP Courses with rigorous, engaging instruction and content.
Students who take AP Courses are able to take an end of year exam from the College Board to earn possible college credits. These exams take place during the first two weeks in May at a time established by the College Board.
Students must create an account with the College Board and indicate their plan to take the exam at this link: COLLEGE BOARD
Students have until November 5, 2021 to indicate their AP Exam plans.
Payment will be excepted through the parent portal with credit card or with cash, check or money order at South High. The price of the exam is $95 or $25 and is based on financial need.
Follow this link to learn more about the benefits of being in an AP course and taking AP Exams: AP FAQ
**For information about earning college credit through dual enrollment click this link: Omaha South High Dual Enrollment
Will my future college / university accept my AP credit?
As an Advanced Placement student, it is important to obtain accurate information to answer this question. Ask college / university admissions representatives when visiting your junior or early senior year or on their websites. The College Board has links to many universities AP Credit Policy page. That site is: www.collegeboard.com/ap/creditpolicy
Students with Disabilities
The College Board encourages all students who are willing to accept the challenge or a rigorous academic curriculum to be considered for AP courses and exams. Students with documented disabilities may be eligible for accommodations on an AP Exam. These accommodations include extended time, interpreter services, enlarged print, and vocalized exams. South's Special Testing Coordinator must submit an Eligibility Form for each student requesting accommodations. Coordinators may not provide testing accommodations for students with disabilities until the College Board has approved these students Eligibility Forms.
AP Scholar Awards
Each autumn, the AP Program offers several Scholar Awards to recognize high school students who have demonstrated college-level achievement through AP courses and exams. Although there is no monetary award, in addition to receiving an award certificate, this achievement is acknowledged on any grade report that is sent to colleges the following fall. For more information about the AP Scholar Award, visit: www.collegeboard.com
AP Awards Information
||Granted to students who receive grades of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams.
|AP Scholar with Honor
||Granted to students who receive an average grade of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and grades of 3 or higher on four or move of these exams.
|AP Scholar with Distinction
||Granted to students who receive an average grade of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and grades of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.
|AP State Scholar
||Granted to the one male and one female student in each U.S. state and the District of Columbia with grades of 3 or higher on the greatest number of AP Exams, and then the highest average grade (at least 3.5) on all AP Exams taken.
|National AP Scholar
||Granted to students in the United States who receive an average grade of at least 4 on all AP Exams taken, and grades of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams.