Advanced Placement Policies: State Profile

Advanced Placement Policies: State Profile - Wyoming


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 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. Many districts offer AP test fee reimbursements, but these are not administered by the state.
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. AP courses are offered by providers through the Wyoming Switchboard Network (WSN), a collection of approved distance education programs and courses managed by the Wyoming Department of Education. Wyoming Virtual Academy offers single AP courses to students statewide for a fee paid by the student's school district. Additionally, both Wyoming Connections Academy and Wyoming Virtual Academy offer a full variety of AP courses to students enrolled full-time in their programs.
State postsecondary institutions must award credit for minimum scores No
Student must take AP exam to receive course credit No
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