Advanced Placement

Covenant Academy currently offers multiple Advanced Placement courses. For over 50 years, the College Board’s Advanced Placement Program (AP) has partnered with colleges, universities, and high schools to provide students with the opportunity to take college-level course work and exams while still in high school. National AP website

Over 90% of 4-year colleges and universities give credit for AP courses taken if scores on the AP exams are a 3, 4, or 5; some will consider grades of 2. AP exams are given in early May of each year. The student reserves the right to have his or her scores sent to a particular college.

Prospective AP students are urged to take the PSAT test in the fall of the sophomore year. Students whose scores on this exam fall at or above 50 will have a greater change of achieving higher scores on the AP exams.