Career and College Planning
The Career Resource Center is located in the IMC and is available to all students at Los Alamos High School. The CRC is here to assist students with the transition from high school into college, vocational or technical school, the military or a chosen career path. There is information on colleges, scholarships, ACT and SAT exams, and career options. Check out the CRC News, a newly created newsletter with updates from the Career Resource Center. Visit the CRC or contact Connie Goettee for more information. Located in the IMC.
Advanced Placement (AP) Information
Registering for AP Exams
Registration for the 2018 AP Exams opens February 14 and ends March 9. Students may complete the online registration form or use one of the printed forms available in the Career Resource Center located in the library.
Completing the Registration Process
The registration form may be completed online; however, the registration process is not complete until the registration form and payment or proof of payment (if paying via PayPal) is submitted to Connie Goettee in the Career Resource Center (located in the school library). In order to receive a weighted grade for an AP course, students must take and pay for the AP Exam(s) in the spring.
Click here to Download 2018 AP Registration Form.pdf
The cost for AP Exams this year, as set by the College Board, is $94.00 for each exam. No cash will be accepted. Please make checks or money orders payable to Los Alamos Public Schools. Payment may also be made online via PayPal.
To pay for AP exams using Paypal, CLICK HERE TO PAY https://laschools.hotlunch.com/fees/lahs/registration.php
*Please scroll down the page to click on the AP Exam and type in $94.00 and be sure to UNCLICK other items so you are not paying for them.
Students in need of financial assistance may be eligible for subsidies through the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Please refer to the Bulletin for AP Students and Parents 2017-18 for more information or contact Mrs. Goettee.
Cancellation and Late Fees
There will be a $15.00 fee charged for cancellation and withdrawal from each test once the order has been placed (March 14, 2018). Any late orders (April 13, 2018) will be assessed a $55.00 late fee by the College Board. Students who decide to not take an AP exam are required to complete an AP Exam Exemption Form.
Cost is $94 per exam. If a student needs to take an AP exam on the alternate testing date for any of the reasons listed below will be required to pay an additional $45 per exam.
• Academic contest/event
• Athletic contest/event
• Conflict with non-AP and non-IB exam
• Family/personal commitment
• Ordering error
• Other school event
• School closing (local decision, non-emergency)
2018 AP Alternate Date Exam Registration
2018 AP Exam Registration forms
2018 AP Alternate Date Exam Registration
(please be sure to download Fillable pdf, then it will let you fill out the form)
If you have any questions about AP classes please contact Connie Goettee, Student Placement Specialist in the Career Resource Center.
The CRC is located in the IMC (Library) Phone: (505) 663-2595 Fax: (505) 662-6846 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
* Students wishing to drop an AP Course must do so within 2 weeks of the beginning if the course.
AP Exams will be administered the weeks of May 7 and May 14, 2018.
Alternate testing dates for 2018 are Wednesday, May 23; Thursday, May 24; and Friday, May 25. Students who require alternate testing dates due to conflicts with school-related events must pay an additional $45.00 per exam, for a total cost of $139 per exam. These students are not charged the $15.00 cancellation fee if they qualify for an event after the order has been placed.
Late testing will not be permitted for any commitments not directly related to a school-sanctioned activity. Athletes should not order alternate exams until they are certain they have qualified for a school-sanctioned activity.
Late testing is allowed under the following circumstances:
No Additional Fee Incurred
- Conflict with IB exam
- Conflict with state-, province- or nationally mandated test
- Disabilities accommodation issue
- Emergency: bomb scare or fire alarm
- Emergency: serious injury, illness or family tragedy
- Language lab scheduling conflict
- Religious holiday/observation
- School closing: election, national holiday or natural disaster
- Strike/labor conflict
- Three or more AP Exams on same day
- Two AP Exams on same date and time
Additional Fee Incurred: $45 per exam
- Academic contest/event
- Athletic contest/event
- Conflict with non-AP and non-IB exam
- Family/personal commitment
- Ordering error
- Other school event
- School closing (local decision, non- emergency)
Students who need to take an AP exam on an alternate testing date are required to complete the AP Alternate Date Exam Registration Form.
Honors English 10
AP Language and Composition 11
AP Calc/Trig/Algebra 1
AP Algebra 2/Trig
AP Studio Art
AP Courses and Course Overviews
History and Social Science
Comparative Government and Politics Course Overview
European History* Course Overview
Human Geography* Course Overview
Macroeconomics* Course Overview
Microeconomics* Course Overview
Psychology* Course Overview
US Government and Politics* Course Overview
US History* Course Overview
World History Course Overview
Biology* Course Overview
Chemistry* Course Overview
Environmental Science* Course Overview
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism* Course Overview
Physics C: Mechanics* Course Overview
Physics 1* Course Overview
Physics 2* Course Overview
World Language and Culture
Chinese Language and Culture Course Overview
French Language and Culture* Course Overview
German Language and Culture* Course Overview
Italian Language and Culture Course Overview
Japanese Language and Culture Course Overview
Latin* Course Overview
Spanish Language and Culture* Course Overview
Spanish Literature and Culture Course Overview
*Courses offered at Los Alamos High School
Welcome to the AP (Advanced Placement) Program at Los Alamos High School
Through the AP Program, students are able to experience the rigors of college-level studies while still in high school. Los Alamos High School offers a number of AP courses in English, Math, Science, Social Studies, Foreign Language, Fine Arts and Career & Technology.