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Tucker High School

Dekalb County Schools

Advanced Placement Courses

AP Overview

What is AP?
Advanced Placement classes are based on college-level courses. They teach higher level thinking skills and allow for the students to experience the atmosphere and the expectations of a college course. AP courses can also provide college credit, increase the chances of success in college, and help save money on college. For additional AP information go to 

AP Courses Offered at THS

AP Calculus AB
AP Statistics
AP Biology

AP Environmental Science
AP Chemistry

AP Literature and Composition

AP Government: Politics US

AP Physics 1

AP Psychology
AP Language & Composition
AP Art
AP Human Geography
AP Macroeconomics
AP World History Modern
AP Spanish Language & Culture

Do you plan on attending college?

If “yes” is your answer then you should take at least one AP class while you are in high school. Data shows that the more AP courses you take in high school, the more successful you will be in college.


Top Reasons to Take AP Classes

•AP classes can save thousands of $$ in college costs.
•AP students may be granted sophomore standing or given credit in college courses.
•AP students improve their chances of being accepted by the college of their choice.
•Because students work at an advanced level and acquire higher reasoning skills, students normally score about 100 points higher on College Board tests than their peers.
•AP students out perform their non-AP peers in college. 


Exam Schedule


AP Exam Fees


AP Online Scores

Students will receive their AP Scores online during the summer. Click on the link below to sign up for a College Board account, get access to your scores and get College Board reminders.