AP Exams

ANDOVER HIGH SCHOOL 2016 – 2017 ADVANCED PLACEMENT EXAM INFORMATION AND REFERENCES

Andover High School (AHS) is preparing for the 2016 – 2017 College Board Advanced Placement Exams that will be administered during the first two weeks of May 2017 (May 1 through May 12, 2017). 

To help you prepare for the exams we have gathered links to documents, information, policies and procedures that apply to the exam process and your participation in the exams. Please review this material to help ensure your success during the exams. We appreciate your cooperation.

GENERAL INFORMATION FROM THE COLLEGE BOARD


This link will take you to the College Board AP student home page. From here you have access to a wide-variety of AP-related resources:
https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/home?navid=gh-aps

AHS TEST LOCATIONS


AP exams are administered over a 2-week period from May 1 through May 12. AHS administers the exams in 3 locations: 

  • Most exams are administered at Old Town Hall in Andover Square.
  • Language exams with an oral component are administered at AHS and make use of the language lab.
  • Some exams, where there is a space conflict will use the Cormier Youth Center.
  • Exams for students with accommodations will be administered at AHS.

THE OFFICAL COLLEGE BOARD AP CALENDAR


Here is the link to the official College Board calendar for the AP exams. It includes both the exam-period calendar as well as other dates and deadlines you should be aware of leading up to the exam period.
https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/takingtheexam/ap-calendar

ACCOMMDATIONS FOR DISABILITIES


If you have a disability that affects how you test, accommodations are available. Please review the information at this link to understand the types of accommodations that are available and how to request an accommodation. Please note that the deadline for requesting an accommodation is February 17, 2017.
https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/takingtheexam/testing-accommodations

RULES FOR EXAM DAY


The College Board has established strict limits on items students may bring into the exam room during testing. Please review the information on this link to understand these rules. Also, review the attached document from AHS which discusses the rules regarding electronic devices (cell phones, smart watches, tablets, computers and any electronic device with communications capability) in the exam room.
http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/ap_coordinators/on_exam_day/232018.html
 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE


Financial assistance in the form of reduced exam fees is available for qualified students. If you qualify for the free or reduced-cost lunch program at AHS, you may qualify for this assistance. Please speak with one of the contacts listed below to discuss your eligibility for this assistance.

THE EXAM PAYMENT PROCESS:


Click on the link below to make payments for AP Exams
https://eps.mvpbanking.com/cgi-bin/efs/login.pl?access=55647 
 
AP EXAM CONTACTS


If you have any additional questions regarding the 2016 – 2017 AP exams, please contact:
Christine Gn...ould, Registrar – 978-247-5524
Aixa de Kelley, Guidance Program Advisor 978-247-5549