Advanced Placement

An Advanced Placement (AP) program provides opportunities for motivated and academically-focused students to experience post-secondary level courses while in a supportive high school environment. Beginning in 1955, the College Board’s AP program is now recognized in over 120 countries and by over 4,000 universities and colleges around the world.

Why should students take Advanced Placement classes at WIC?

Advanced Placement (AP) coursework and exams help students prepare for post-secondary education. AP courses focus on critical inquiry, synthesis and research skills. Independent, creative and interdisciplinary thought are encouraged, as are teamwork and cross-cultural thinking. AP allows high school students to take courses that are challenging, rigorous and in-depth – exactly the kinds of courses they will experience in post-secondary.

WIC offers the following courses in AP:
  • Biology
  • Calculus
  • Chemistry
  • Comparative Government and Politics
  • English Literature
  • European History
  • French Language
  • Macro-Economics
  • Mirco-Economics
  • Psychology
  • Physics

Please review our AP Handbook for more information on the Advanced Placement program at WIC.