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Advanced Placement

Program Description

Advanced Placement (AP) is an internationally recognized program that prepares students to experience college or university-level courses while enrolled in high school. 


  • Develop academic skills in a challenging learning environment


  • Improved ability to handle rigorous and advanced coursework
  • Improved work and study skills
  • Familiarity working at an accelerated pace
  • Ease of transition from high school to post-secondary studies
  • Opportunities to earn university-level credits or advanced placement at colleges and universities worldwide

Program delivery

  • In-depth study of advanced concepts
  • Choice between taking one AP course, several courses or a full AP program
  • AP-level courses in calculus, sciences, English, social studies, languages, art and history


To be eligible for this programming, students must be:

  • Enrolled in Grades 10 to 12
  • Motivated to achieve and enjoy challenges
  • Achieving a suggested grade of 70 to 80 per cent  in a pre-requisite course

Contact a school offering Advanced Placement for information about eligibility and programming options.

Alberta curriculum

All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Students enrolled in Advanced Placement will receive the same high-quality education offered in all of our programs.


Edmonton Transit is the preferred method of transportation. For more information about busing, contact the school or call Student Transportation at 780-429-8585. 


Elementary 2024–25

Junior High 2024–25

Senior High 2024–25