Grossmont Union High School District

What is AP?

The Advanced Placement Program offers students the opportunity to take college-level courses and exams in high school and earn college credit, advanced placement, or both at many colleges and universities in the U.S. and around the world. By earning college credit in high school and skipping introductory courses in college, your can save time and money as they work toward a college degree.

2020 Testing Dates


Big News: Fall Registration for AP in 19-20

Beginning this fall, students will register for AP exams in October. This new timeline is due to educational research that shows huge benefits (increase in participation and increase in scores) for students who commit at the beginning of their class.
For all GUHSD high schools, the ordering deadline and fee schedule is as follows:
  • Before October 11, students will join their AP class via a join code from their teacher and will pay for exams at their school finance office.
  • If you taking an exam that you are not currently in a class for, please contact the AP Coordinator at your school site to get on an an "exam only" test list. Exam deadlines still apply.
  • Cost for each exam is $94 ($40 non refundable fee if canceled before February 28).
  • Exams ordered after the deadline will incur a $40 late fee. 
  • If you believe you qualify for fee reduced testing, please visit your school AP Coordinator or talk with your AP teacher.