WHY TAKE AP?
CONFIDENCE: Develop better study habits, improve your writing skills, and sharpen your problem-solving abilities. This will give you the confidence to tackle the academic changes that you can expect in college.
CREDIT: Allows a student to get University credit in high school and can save the student money. Entering college with AP credits give you time to move into upper-level courses in your field of interest, pursuer a double major, or study/travel abroad.
COLLEGE SUCCESS: Allows a student to learn about the work ethic needed to take a University level course. Research consistently shows that students who are successful I AP typically experience greater academic success in college than similar students who do not participate in AP.
AP COURSES OFFERED AT CENTRAL
Chinese Language and Culture
French Language and Culture
Studio Art 2D and 3D
Strong Grade 10 students (current Grade 9) can take Statistics and Human Geography (with teacher
Acceleration or Co-Requisites may be required to take some courses
students wanting to take AP Calculus, for example, must have taken Pre-Calculus 12
To take AP English Literature, you will need to take Lit 12 AND Eng 11 next year
To take AP Chinese Language and Culture requires Mandarin 12 or a placement interview AND a good English 10 mark
To take AP Biology, you will need to take Biology 11 Honours concurrently
Micro and Macroeconomics are taken together
Talk to your counsellor to find out if this is right for you!