Advanced Placement (AP)

AP EXAM INFORMATION

2021-2022 AP Exam Registration opened Friday, October 1, 2021 at 7:00 AM and closes Monday, October 25, 2021 at 11:59 PM. No registrations will be accepted after October 25, 2021.

All AP students are encouraged to take the AP exam. If you do not plan to take an AP exam, you must login to your College Board MyAp account and indicate that you are not going to take the exam.

Please note: students enrolled in an AP course who take the AP Exam will receive full AP weight for the course. If the AP Exam is not taken, Honors weight will be applied to the course.

New and Important: This year, College Board is charging a $40 AP exam cancellation or unused exam fee for exams canceled after November 5 at 11:59 PM. In addition, a $40.00 fee will be charged for exams that are not taken (unused) in Spring 2022. Please understand, these are College Board fees, not Hunterdon Central fees.

Cost of AP Exams:

The cost of each AP exam is $105.00. Please note that students on the Federal Lunch Program may check the box during the registration process that asks, "Are you qualified for Federal Free or Reduced Lunch Program?" Once the current status of the students Free or Reduced Lunch Program is verified, the request will be approved and the exam fee will be waived.

Additionally, Hunterdon Central has created a financial assistance program for families who do not qualify for the Federal Lunch Program, but who may have difficulty paying the full exam fee. To apply, students must check the box on the registration form asking, “Will you be asking for financial assistance in paying for AP exams?” Download the Financial Assistance Application, and turn in the completed application to counselors by the assigned date. More information will be posted as soon as it is available.

AP Financial Assistance Application

ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP) INFORMATION & LINKS:

If you are a high school student considering whether to take an Advanced Placement (AP) course or preparing to take an AP exam, the following online information may be very useful. Parents/guardians are also encouraged to read this information, developed and presented by CollegeBoard.

Please click on the title to view the online website:

Explore AP
This website, developed by CollegeBoard, is very useful in determining if an Advanced Placement course is a good choice for a high school student.

What's New in AP?
This website keeps you up to date on AP news, including a number of new resources.