E ach year, students around the world who want to learn and achieve at the highest level become Advanced Placement (AP) students. Through the AP college-level courses and exams, you can earn college credit and advanced placement, stand out in the admissions process, and learn from our dedicated staff of AP instructors.  LMHS is proud to offer 25 AP courses in a wide variety of subjects for students to take during their high school years.  The 2015-16 AP courses offered at LMHS includes the following:

AP English Literature and Composition
AP English Language and Composition
AP Spanish Language
AP French Language
AP Music Theory
AP Studio Art Drawing
AP Studio Art 2-D
AP Studio Arty 3-D
AP Art History
AP European History
AP US History
AP Microeconomics
AP US Government and Politics
AP Comparative Government and Politics
AP Psychology
AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC
AP Statistics
AP Biology
AP Chemistry
AP Computer Science
AP Physics 1
AP Physics C Mechanics
AP Environmental Science
AP Human Geography

At LMHS students do the following to enroll in an AP course:
  • Meet the course prerequisites as outlined in the LMHS course catalog
  • Be willing to take the AP exam in May (or the equivalent)
  • Be willing to complete a summer project the summer before the start of the AP course (only AP Literature, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB and BC, AP Statistics and AP Environmental Science)

AP and the Cost of College

Research shows that your AP experience can benefit you in several important ways when you reach college:

  • AP students are more likely to graduate from college in four years - students who take longer to graduate at public colleges and universities can spend up to $19,000 for each additional year.
  • AP helps students qualify for scholarships - 31 percent of colleges and universities look at AP experience when determining scholarships.

Last Modified on June 5, 2015