Advanced Placement (AP), Honors (H) and Accelerated (Acc)

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Advanced Placement (AP), Honors (H) and Accelerated (Acc) courses allow students the opportunity to take the most rigorous courses available in preparation for collegiate studies.  Learn about the differences between these advanced levels as well as courses that require a contract and/or summer work by viewing the chart below.

What's the difference?

 

  College Prep
(P)
Accelerated

(Acc)
Honors

(H)
Advanced Placement
(AP)
Community College Concurrent Enrollment
Qualifies for A-G credit Yes Yes Yes Yes Usually Yes if IGETC
Offered in grades 9, 10, 11, 12 9, 10 10, 11, 12 10, 11, 12 9, 10, 11, 12
Weighted?
(extra GPA point awarded for C or better)
No No Yes Yes Yes if IGETC
College credit awarded at most colleges for passing AP exam in May with 3+ n/a n/a n/a Yes Usually Yes
Summer work required (please see below) No Sometimes Sometimes Usually No
Contract required No Sometimes Sometimes Yes view forms

Who to Contact


Andrea Hayes
Assistant Principal
HHS AP Coordinator
ext. 61105
ahayes@husd.us
 

Paul Gonsalves
Counselor
HHS AP Support Coordinator
ext. 61142
pgonsalves@husd.us

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