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ADVANCED PLACEMENT

Advanced Placement Flowchart - Click on the above image to enlarge.

ADVANCED PLACEMENT

Queen Elizabeth High School offers Advanced Placement courses for those who want to further their understanding within a specific course and/or prepare for university/college courses. Students may be eligible to receive university credit for their advanced placement course.

The Advantage and Educational Philosophy of Advanced Placement:

  • By participating in an AP course, the student is able to enter a world of intense discussion and thought.  AP courses give the students intellectual responsibility to think for themselves and to learn to reason, analyze, and understand.
  • AP allows students to undertake college level academic learning and advance into second year college or university courses which traditionally have a much smaller enrollment.
  • Upon successful completion of an AP course, students are eligible to receive university credit and/or advanced placement at over 4000 colleges and universities worldwide.
  • Research shows that AP students are more likely to graduate from university with a double major and are twice as likely to pursue a PH.D., or studies in medicine or law.

Program Flexibility:

  • Students may choose to take one AP course, several courses, or a full AP Program.
  • Academic timetables can be tailored according to individual abilities, interests, and extra-curricular time commitments.

World Wide Recognition:

  • The Advanced Placement Program allows students to pursue college/university level studies while still in high school.
  • More than 14 000 schools worldwide participate in the AP program.
  • Almost 1 million students write AP exams worldwide.
  • In Canada there are over 454 AP schools, 50 of which are in Alberta.


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