Advanced Placement Policies: State Profile

Advanced Placement Policies: State Profile - District of Columbia


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 Yes. At least 4 AP courses are offered at each traditional high school.
State financial support for AP course offerings/AP success No
AP participation/success included in high school accountability metrics/reporting No
State programs and funding for teacher training No
State subsidies for testing fees No. Students who qualify for a fee reduction will pay $53 in spring 2016 after 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 No
State postsecondary institutions must award credit for minimum scores No
Student must take AP exam to receive course credit No
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