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AP Testing Information Spring 2022

American High School

Advanced Placement Exam Registration Information

 

October 1, 2021

Overview:

Here is 2021-22 Advanced Placement (AP) testing information for the FUSD students and families. The order window is Friday, October 1, 2021 at 3:30 PM through Friday, October 22, 2021 at 5:00 PM.

 

2022 AP testing will be in person. As we learned in recent years, this is subject to change based on public health conditions. FUSD will update our community with any updates and notices from College Board, the owner of the AP exam program. All current FUSD AP notices and information can be found at the FUSD AP website.

 

Available AP exams to American HS students(Grades 9-12):

All American HS students are eligible to sign up for any AP exam offered at American. While most students will take each test at American, some students may be required to test at a different location based on availability and offering. Please follow this procedure below. 

 

Procedure:

  1. Review this list to see the list of AP exams offered in each FUSD high school.

  2. If the AP exam you would like to sign up for is offered at the student’s home school, follow the directions in the section titled “Registration” at the bottom of this document.

The following AP exams are offered at American High School: 

AP 2D Art and Design

AP Biology

AP Computer Science A

AP Calculus AB

AP Calculus BC

AP Chemistry

AP Computer Science Principles

AP Drawing (Exam Only)

AP Language

AP English Literature

AP Environmental Science

AP European History

AP French Language

AP Government and Politics, US

AP Macroeconomics

AP Microeconomics (exam only)

AP Physics 1- Algebra Based

AP Physics C E&M

AP Physics C Mech.

AP Spanish Language

AP United States History

AP Statistics

AP Psychology

AP Chinese

 

  1. If  a FUSD AP exam is NOT offered at the student's home school, go to this Google Form and enter your information. Priority will be given to 12th and 11th grade students. Please note, it is unlikely that 9th and 10th graders will be permitted due to space constraints. Younger students have opportunities in future years.

 

You will need to follow these steps for each AP exam for which you want to sign up. Please note that placement of students at other testing locations will be done by FUSD staff.

 

Eligibility:

All students will be placed on a waiting list once enrolled. Students will be removed from the waiting list in the order below. Within each student group, priority will go to students beginning with 12th grade, 11th, 10th, then 9th.

  • Students currently enrolled in the AP class

  • Students who are self-studying for an AP exam

FUSD will try to accommodate each student who signs up for a test. Students who are self-studying for the exam will only be taken off the waiting list if there are available testing spaces at American school. For Grade 11 and Grade 12 students, if a seat is not available at a student’s home school, accommodations will be attempted at other FUSD campuses. If there is an issue of availability of a specific exam, parents/guardians will be contacted by FUSD staff.

 

 

Cost and Refunds

The 2022 AP Exams cost is $115 per exam. If you require financial assistance, please email your school’s contact (listed below) or your student’s school counselor.

 

The order window is Friday, October 1, 2021 at 3:30 PM through Friday, October 22, 2021 at 5:00 PM. Registrations that are not paid by Friday, October 22, 2021 at 5:00 PM will be cancelled and exams will not be ordered.

 

Below are the refund deadlines for cancellations of exams:

  • Cancel up to Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 3:30 PM - full refund

  • Cancel Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - Monday, March 14, 2022 at 3:30 PM - $45 cancellation fee per exam (Note: these fees were waived by College Board previously. That is not the case this year.)

  • March 14, 2021 at 3:31 PM and after - No refund available


 

Registration:

Grade 11 and Grade 12 students, if you want to take an AP not offered at your home school, go to this Google Form and submit your information. For students submitting this request, registration instructions will be sent later. FUSD high schools offer families the ability to pay their exam fees online at the time of registration through the website Total Registration. Please be sure to have a credit card or debit card available before beginning registration. 

Steps necessary to register for AP tests:

Students Taking the AP Course at American:

  1. Students will need to register on the College Board website. In order to register, students must use the unique join codes you receive/d from your AP teachers. You will need a personal email for each student account (no FUSD GAFE accounts). Each teacher and each teacher’s period has a specific join code for the course AP exam.(make sure you are enrolled in the correct period/teacher in your AP Classroom. If you had a schedule change please make the correction in your AP classroom to reflect your schedule.) If you don't already have a College Board account, you will need to make one. You will indicate on the site whether or not you plan to take the exam in May. If you plan to take multiple AP exams, you will need a specific join code per course per teacher per period. College Board Website

  2. Students must also register on the Total Registration site. If you already created an account last year, please use the same account log in and email. You will need a personal email from both student (no FUSD GAFE accounts) and parent. Using the same join codes mentioned above, you will register and pay for your exams. TR Registration (Please make sure you select the correct teacher/period when registering in Total Registration. Student information from Total Registration and College Board AP Classroom’s rosters exactly in order for the student exam to be ordered.

If you do not complete these two steps and pay for your exams on the Total Registration website by the deadline of October 22, 2021 at 5:00 PM, an AP exam will not be ordered for you.

 

Self/Independent Study Students (Students not enrolled in the AP Class)

  1. Students who wish to take an AP exam that are not enrolled in the AP class at American, need to sign up for their desired exam first through Total Registration. TR Registration 

    1. Students must select the “Independent Study” exam for the AP exam they wish to take.

    2. After you are moved from the waitlist, students will be given a College Board AP Classroom join code to enroll in the AP Classroom..

  2. Students will use the join code, they received from Total Registration, to sign up for the College Board AP Classroom. College Board Website The AP Classroom that student signs up in should state “self study” type classroom.  

  3. Student information from Total Registration and College Board AP Classroom’s rosters exactly in order for the student exam to be ordered.

If you do not complete these two steps and pay for your exams on the Total Registration website by the deadline of October 22, 2021 at 5:00 PM, an AP exam will not be ordered for you.

 

AP Exams not offered at AHS

Grade 11 and Grade 12 students go to this Google Form and submit your information. For students submitting this request, registration instructions will be sent later.

If you do not complete this form by October 22, 2021 at 5:00pm, you will not have the potential opportunity to take the desired exam.

 

 

College Board and School Contacts

If students and parents have any questions about AP tests in general, they can call College Board’s AP Services for Students phone number (1-888-225-5427) or by email (apstudents@info.collegeboard.org). College Board’s website is https://apstudents.collegeboard.org/.

 

AHS AP Coordinator Contact information:

Jason Cain (jcain@fusdk12.net)