Advanced Placement Policies: State Profile

Advanced Placement Policies: State Profile - Delaware


This information was collected from statutes, state board regulations and state education agency Web sites and was fully updated in 2016. Please contact Jennifer Dounay Zinth at 303.299.3689 or jzinth@ecs.org with questions regarding state policies on this issue.
 

Advanced Placement 2016
All high schools/districts required to offer AP No
State financial support for AP course offerings/AP success Yes. College Board waivers or other grants must be identified as well as the procedures for applying and the procedures for the awarding of such funds or waivers. No student may be denied access to dual credit courses, including AP, because of the student's or family's inability to pay.
AP participation/success included in high school accountability metrics/reporting No
State programs and funding for teacher training No
State subsidies for testing fees Yes. For each low-income student, Delaware will provide $2 per exam. Students who qualify for a fee reduction will pay $5 in spring 2016 after state, federal and College Board grants are applied.
State scholarship criteria include AP scores No
Collaboration on AP between K-12 and higher education systems No
State support for encouraging access to AP Yes. All students must be provided information regarding dual enrollment and the awarding of dual credit opportunities, including AP.

​College Board waivers or other grants must be identified as well as the procedures for applying and the procedures for the awarding of such funds or waivers. No student may be denied access to dual credit courses, including AP, because of the student's or family's inability to pay.
State postsecondary institutions must award credit for minimum scores No
Student must take AP exam to receive course credit No
Unique characteristics Dual enrollment and dual credit, including AP, must be included in the Student Success Plan (SSP), for students electing to participate.

All AP courses used for purposes of Dual Credit must meet the requirements of their respective program authorizers.

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