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 Register for AP Exams online:

Taking the Advanced Placement exams is an important part of all AP courses. Southwest High School desires that all students take AP exams for the AP classes that they have taken. Scoring well on an AP exam can often earn students college credit for their high school class, saving a significant amount on tuition. 

What Test to take? 

Grade 9 students are eligible for the AP Human Geography Exam 

Grade 10 students are eligible for the AP United States History Exam 

All other exams are based on the courses your students are taking. For example, IB HL Mathematics 1 qualifies the students for AP Calculus AB exam.  Students should ask their teachers which exams they are prepared to take

11th grade students should consider the AP Language and Composition exam

12th grade students should consider the AP Literature and Composition exam

When will students take AP Exams?  May 2017 (check the SW calendar)

How to Register for AP Exams

Students at Southwest High School will register for their AP exams online. This registration will take a few minutes and can be completed from any computer with internet access.

This year each AP exam costs $53.00. Southwest High School desires that every student be able to take their AP exams. To request a fee waiver please answer the questions regarding free/reduced lunch status or parental active military duty. If you have further questions contact Mrs. Lisa Ledman,, in the Advanced Academics Office (Room W229) to learn more.

Online Exam registration will begin on Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 7:00 AM and end on Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 11:00 PM. In order to register, students should click on the link provide on the school website or visit to register .To complete registration, students must answer all of the required questions. Registration is not complete until students have printed the pdf of the confirmation page that is provided at the end. We know that parents may desire to register their students for exams. We strongly recommend that parents and students are both present while registering to ensure that the correct exams are ordered. If the student is unsure about what exams to register for they should ask their teacher. 

Southwest High School is excited to offer families the convenience of paying exam fees online at the time of registration. Please be sure to have a credit card or debit card available before beginning registration. Paying online is a great way to make sure that payment has been made while avoiding mailing payment.

Here are the important dates for the registration process:

  • Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 7:00 AM - Registration Begins
  • Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 11:00 PM - Registration Ends 
  • After Feb 16th a late charge will be applied of $5.00 per exam. 
  • No Registrations or Changes to Registrations will be taken after Friday, March 3, 2017

Please contact Mrs. Lisa Ledman, , or by calling 612-668-3060 if you have any questions.