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AP Exams

2024 AP Exam Fees
2024 AP Exam Fees
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AP Exams are standardized tests that evaluate your proficiency in specific AP courses. Most AP courses have traditional end-of-year exams. A few, like AP Art and Design, use alternative methods such as portfolio submissions to assess your learning.

The Benefits of AP Courses & Exams


 APStand Out to Colleges

“AP” on your high school transcript shows colleges you're motivated to succeed, and taking the exam demonstrates your commitment to tackle and complete college-level work.

APEarn College Credit and Placement

Your AP score could earn you college credits before you even set foot on campus. Learn if a college offers credit here.

APBoost Your GPA
La Quinta offers a high school GPA boost to students who take AP classes.
Interested in an AP class? Speak to your school counselor.