For detailed registration information click here http://burke.ops.org/Portals/0/AP%20Registration%20TR%202019.pdf?ver=2019-09-15-124709-633
Dear Burke AP student, parents/guardians,
Welcome to the AP 2019/20 school year. There are many exciting new changes that I want you to be made aware of up front. These changes are national and, to stay in compliance with The College Board, we must make these changes in our program.
NEW AP Student supports for 2019-20: Please make sure you have your AP/College Board account username and password to be able to access your online supports for AP courses. For more information about how to do this, please use the links below and read more about what your AP student needs to do to access their account information:
-Each AP student should have ONE AP College Board account. Students need to go to https://apstudents.collegeboard.org/
-General questions are answered here: https://pages.collegeboard.org/account-help
-If your student needs help with this process, contact The College Board for Students and Parents 1-888-225-5427 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Starting September 5, your student was given a Join Code specific to the AP Course and section at Burke High School. They use their AP Student username and password to access the dashboard. AP teachers helped students join the appropriate course to access supports for the 2019-20 school year.
CHANGES for 2019-20:
Once students access the AP course online with a join code September 5-13, 2019:
1. Students automatically gain access to online supports for the AP course and its skills/materials https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/about-ap/news-changes/ap-2019
2. Students are automatically registered to take the AP exam at the end of the course. (Students who elect to take the district/school cumulative end-of-course exam instead of the AP exam must complete the following form via Microsoft Office 365 entitled AP Alternate Assessment form before September 30, 2019 Form Link if you Choose to not take AP exam).
3. The cost of AP exams remains $99. Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch pay $30 thanks to a College Board reduction and support from the Omaha Public School District. All payments for AP exams will be due first semester using a secure Total Registration site starting on September 16, 2019. Parents/guardians/students pay using credit/debit/check or money order to this company. The cost of an AP exam is still $99 for all exams except AP Seminar. Seminar cost is $147. Exams will be taken in May 2020.
4. After October 19, 2019 and through November 1, 2019, a $10 late fee will be assessed for each exam not registered for and paid for in Total Registration.
5. Students who pay for an AP Exam and do not take it are NOT refunded any portion of the exam fee and are assessed a $25 fine which must be paid before they receive a diploma or transcripts. In very specific circumstances, outlined by the College Board, a student may be allowed to sit for a late exam.
6. For Dual Enrolled students, the cost of the AP exam is covered by UNO or Midland University. (Again, students who do not wish to take the AP exam must complete the Microsoft 365 form entitled AP Exam Alternate Assessment Request before September 30, 2019.)
7. Dual Enrolled students who do not complete the AP Alternate Assessment Request and/or who do not show up for the exam, will be assessed $25 on their Burke fine account.
Summary of AP Changes:
What has stayed the same:
I look forward to a new year of great opportunities for students to grow and succeed using the new supports from The College Board alongside of our amazing AP teachers.
AP Coordinator Burke High School
As an Advanced Placement student, it is important to obtain accurate information to answer this question. Ask college / university admissions representatives when visiting your junior or early senior year or on their websites. The College Board has links to many universities AP Credit Policy page. That site is: www.collegeboard.com/ap/creditpolicy
The College Board encourages all students who are willing to accept the challenge or a rigorous academic curriculum to be considered for AP courses and exams. Students with documented disabilities may be eligible for accommodations on an AP Exam. These accommodations include extended time, interpreter services, enlarged print, and vocalized exams. Burke's Special Testing Coordinator must submit an Eligibility Form for each student requesting accommodations. Coordinators may not provide testing accommodations for students with disabilities until the College Board has approved these students Eligibility Forms.
Each autumn, the AP Program offers several Scholar Awards to recognize high school students who have demonstrated college-level achievement through AP courses and exams. Although there is no monetary award, in addition to receiving an award certificate, this achievement is acknowledged on any grade report that is sent to colleges the following fall. For more information about the AP Scholar Award, visit: www.collegeboard.com
Find colleges and universities that offer credit or placement for AP scores. Begin your search by entering the name of the institution at https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/creditandplacement/search-credit-policies. For the most up-to-date AP credit policy information, be sure to check the institution's website.
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**Dual Enrolled with Midland
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