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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.

AP Brochure.pdf
AP Program Guide 2018-19.pdf
AP Bulletin for Students and Parents 2018-19.pdf
AP Bulletin for Students and Parents 2018-2019 Spanish.pdf
2019 AP Exam Schedule
2019 Alternate Date Exam Schedule

Registering for AP Exams
Registration for the 2019 AP Exams is March 1 through March 15. Students must complete the online registration form

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.

Financial Assistance
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 2018-19 for more information or contact Mrs. Goettee.

Fee Reduction Letter and Form

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. Any late orders will be assessed a $55.00 late fee by the College Board.

Alternate Testing
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 for a total cost of $139 per exam.

•    Conflict with non-AP and non-IB exam
•    Family/personal commitment
•    Ordering error
•    Other school event
•    School closing (local decision, non-emergency)

Alternate Testing Date Registration Form

Students who are currently enrolled in an AP course and choose to not take the AP exam for that course must complete the AP Exam Exemption Form and submit the completed and signed form to the AP Coordinator.

AP Coordinator Contact Information:
Connie Goettee   
Phone: (505) 663-2204    Email: c.goettee@laschools.net  

AP Courses and Course Overviews

Art History Course Overview
Music Theory* Course Overview
Studio Art: 2-D Design* Course Overview
Studio Art: 3-D Design* Course Overview
Studio Art: Drawing* Course Overview

English Language and Composition (11)* Course Overview
English Literature and Composition (12)* Course Overview

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

Math and Computer Science
Calculus AB* Course Overview
Calculus BC* Course Overview
Computer Science A* Course Overview
Computer Science Principles Course Overview
Statistics* 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

Honors English 10

AP English Language and Composition 11

AP English Literature and Composition 

AP Biology

Honors Chemistry
AP Chemistry
AP Environmental Science
Honors Physics/AP Physics 1
AP Physics C
AP European History
AP Psychology
AP Human Geography

AP US Government & Politics

AP German Language
AP Studio Art


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