• The Advanced Placement (AP) program at Palmer High School offers a number of challenging, interesting and relevant courses for students in 2018-19. AP can change your life. Through college-level AP courses, you enter a universe of knowledge that might otherwise remain unexplored in high school; through AP Exams, you have the opportunity to earn credit or advanced standing at most of the nation's colleges and universities. Public universities in the state of Colorado generally offer credit for AP exam scores of 3-4-5 (varies at each university).

    Why Participate?

    With 12 different classes at Palmer, AP offers something for everyone. Here are just a few reasons to sign up:

    Gain the Edge in College Preparation

    • Get a head start on college-level work.
    • Improve your writing skills and sharpen your problem-solving techniques.
    • Develop the study habits necessary for tackling rigorous course work.

    Stand Out in the College Admissions Process

    • Demonstrate your maturity and readiness for college.
    • Show your willingness to take the most rigorous courses available to you.
    • Emphasize your commitment to academic excellence.

    Broaden Your Intellectual Horizons

    • Explore the world from a variety of perspectives, most importantly your own.
    • Study subjects in greater depth and detail.
    • Assume the responsibility of reasoning, analyzing, and understanding for yourself
     
    Current AP Courses taught at Palmer 2018-19:
     
    AP United States History
    AP Human Geography
    AP Psychology
    AP United States Government and Politics
    AP Microeconomics
    AP English Language and Composition
     
    AP English Literature and Composition
    AP Statistics
    AP Calculus AB
    AP Ch​​emistry
    AP Biology
    AP Studio Art
     
    Additonal information about AP scores and Colorado public universities: ​Colorado_Standard_AP_Exam_Credit_and_Cut_Scores.pdf

    Students: for more information: AP Students

    Parents: for more information: AP for Parents

    for more information on student accomodations: Students with disabilities