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AP Exam Prep

Course We Offer 

Theory / Practical Course

Subjects We Offer 

Calculus, Physics, Chemistry

Getting into a Theoretical Course

To enroll in the AP Theoretical class, a student must meet one of the following prerequisites.

Calculus AB/ BC

  1. Successfully complete Precalculus (IPC Math)

  2. Successfully pass the Illinois Education's Diagnostic Tests (Written Exam)

Physics C

The student MUST successfully complete Calculus (IPC Math) or an equivalent level of study in order to enroll in the AP Physics course.

  1. Achieve and Excellence Credit for NCEA Level 1 Science 

  2. Successfully pass the Illinois Education's Diagnostic Test (Oral Exam)

Chemistry 

  1. Achieve and Excellence Credit for NCEA Level 1 Science 

  2. Successfully pass the Illinois Education's Diagnostic Test (Oral Exam)

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Getting into a Practical Course

To enroll in the AP practical class, a student must meet one of the following prerequisites.

Calculus

  1. Successfully complete both Precalculus and Calculus (IPC Math)

  2. Successfully complete AP Theory course

  3. Successfully pass the Illinois Education's Diagnostic Tests

Physics, Chemistry and Biology 

  1. Successfully complete General Science course

  2. Successfully complete AP Theory course

  3. Successfully pass the Illinois Education's Diagnostic Tests

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About AP Exam

  • What are AP Exams?

Advanced Placement (AP) exams are standardized tests that assess a student's knowledge and skills in various subjects. These exams are an integral part of the AP program, which offers college-level courses to high school students. By taking AP courses and exams, students can demonstrate their readiness for college-level studies and potentially earn college credit.

  • Subjects Offered

AP exams cover a wide range of subjects, including but not limited to:

  • English Literature and Composition

  • Calculus

  • Biology

  • Chemistry

  • Physics

  • History (U.S. History, World History, etc.)

  • Psychology

  • Foreign Languages (Spanish, French, etc.)

  • Computer Science

  • Art and Design

  • Exam Format

Each AP exam has a unique format, consisting of multiple-choice questions, free-response questions, and, in some cases, performance tasks. The exams typically last between two to three hours. It's essential for students to familiarize themselves with the specific format of the exam they will be taking.

  • Scoring

AP exams are scored on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the highest possible score. Many colleges and universities grant credit or advanced placement for scores of 3 or higher. However, policies vary, so it's advisable for students to check with the institutions they plan to attend.

  • Exam Dates

AP exams are typically administered in May each year. It's crucial for students to be aware of the exam schedule and make appropriate preparations.

About Illinois AP Course

Expert Instructors

Our AP courses are led by experienced and dedicated instructors who are well-versed in the subject matter and the intricacies of the AP curriculum. They are committed to nurturing a challenging yet supportive learning environment

Comprehensive Curriculum:

Illinois Education's AP courses boast a comprehensive curriculum that aligns with the rigorous standards set by the College Board. We cover all essential topics, ensuring students are well-prepared for the AP exams.

Exam Readiness

Our AP courses prioritize exam readiness. Through targeted exam strategies, practice tests, and thorough review sessions, students gain the confidence and skills needed to succeed in their AP exams.

Supportive Learning Environment

Illinois Education fosters a supportive and collaborative learning environment. Students are encouraged to engage in discussions, ask questions, and seek assistance, creating an atmosphere conducive to academic growth.

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