Advanced Placement Information
|Advanced Placement (AP) Exams will be administered in May in accordance with the schedule set by The College Board. Following are some important details about this year’s exams.|
LOCATION: Most exams will be held in the Wheeler J. Bailey building. Exams with larger numbers of students will be held at the La Jolla Lutheran Church, 7111 La Jolla Boulevard. The language exams will be held in the Bentham, Upper Bentham, and Scripps Computer labs. Students will be notified in advance what lab to report to for those particular exams. Extended time exams for all subjects will be held in the Learning Center Quiet Room, Bentham 27 and in the Wheeler J. Bailey building.
TIMES: Students should be at the exam location no later than 7:30 a.m. for morning exams and 11:45 a.m. for afternoon exams. The exams begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon.
CANCELING EXAMS: If a student has decided not to take an exam that has been ordered for them, the student must notify the AP Coordinator Jessica Mercado at least 24 hours prior to the start of the exam. In the case of illness, students or parents should notify Ms. Mercado as soon as possible. The student’s account will be credited for the amount of the exam, less a $13.00 processing fee charged by The College Board.
INFORMATION: For additional information and questions, please contact Jessica Mercado, (858) 459-4021, Ext. 276. AP policies and the exam schedule are available on the Bishop’s web site by going to Academics, selecting College Counseling and clicking Advanced Placement.
2011 ADVANCED PLACEMENT EXAM SCHEDULE
|WEEK ONE ||MORNING SESSION ||AFTERNOON SESSION |
|MONDAY, MAY 2 || Chemistry|
|TUESDAY, MAY 3 ||Computer Science A||Art History |
|WEDNESDAY, MAY 4 ||Calculus AB |
|Chinese Language and Culture |
|THURSDAY, MAY 5 ||English Literature and Composition ||Japanese Language and Culture|
|FRIDAY, MAY 6 ||United States History ||European History|
|WEEK TWO||MORNING SESSION||AFTERNOON SESSION|
|MONDAY, MAY 9||Biology|
|Physics B |
Physics C: Mechanics
Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism (AT 2 p.m.)
|TUESDAY, MAY 10||United States Government & Politics||Comparative Government & Politics |
|WEDNESDAY, MAY 11||English Language and Composition||Statistics|
|THURSDAY, MAY 12||Macroeconomics ||Microeconomics|
|FRIDAY, MAY 13||Spanish Literature|| |
WHAT NOT TO BRING: Cell phones, iPods, MP3 players or any other electronic devices. Also, do not bring watches that beep or make noise. All of these items should be left at home, in cars, or in lockers.
WHAT TO BRING: Several sharpened #2 pencils and erasers, two blue or black pens, and for the calculus, statistics, chemistry and physics exams, a graphing calculator. Students may wish to bring a snack for the break. We will provide water, milk, juice and a light snack.
Published April, 2011