AP Exam & Course Updates

AP Exam Updates - as of May 6, 2020

Overview

    • No face-to-face exams this year
    • All exams will be online
      • Any device can be used (tablet, computer, smartphone)
      • Students will be able to take a picture and upload if needed for their exam.
      • For connectivity issues/concerns, students will need to contact College Board.
    • Students will take a 45-minute, online, free-response exam at home. 
    • For exams that require portfolios, the new due date is May 26, 2020. See specific requirements below.
    • Detailed Exam Schedule
    • All Waco ISD students enrolled in an AP course are expected to complete all AP exams. 

AP Classroom

    • Teachers who are providing remote instruction can continue to leverage AP Classroom, which was introduced at the beginning of the school year.
    • Waco ISD AP teachers will continue instruction and facilitation of learning through the use of Google Classroom.
    • College Board is also providing daily online instruction/reviews for students beginning March 25.  These will be recorded and available on demand (see College Board website).
    • College Board will be unlocking free-response questions for students to practice. (More information to come from College Board.)
    • Colleges/universities will still accept scores as they have done in the past.
    • Exam content will be condensed to include only what should have been covered prior to school closures (75% of the course), but teachers should continue to provide instructional resources for the remaining 25% of course content. Visit the College Board website for units that will be covered on each subject area exam.
    • A schedule of online review sessions and links for all courses can be found at https://apstudents.collegeboard.org/coronavirus-updates#free-ap-classes.

Additional Resources

Campus/District Contacts