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The AP Program ®


The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program® is a nation-wide cooperative educational endeavor between secondary schools, colleges, and universities. Since its inception in 1955, the AP Program has provided motivated high school students with the opportunity to take college-level courses in a high school setting. Students who participate in the Program not only gain college-level skills, but in many cases they earn college credit while they are still in high school. Dedicated and enthusiastic high school teachers, following course guidelines developed and published by the College Board, teach AP courses. The Program’s success is rooted in the collaborative efforts of motivated students, dedicated teachers, and North High Magnet School. By participating in the AP Program, North High Magnet students make a commitment to the rigor and challenge of college-level courses.  The AP program, available for qualifying students, enables students to do college level work and earn college credit by examination. 


AP Courses at North High Magnet School 

2015-16 school year


AP Calculus AB (DL) AP Calculus BC

*AP Chemistry,  AP Biology

 AP Comparative Government & Politics *(DL) 

AP Computer Science A

AP English Language & Composition  

AP English Literature & Composition *

AP French Language & Culture 

AP Psychology

AP Music Theory

AP Physics 1,  AP Physics 2, 

AP StudioArt: 3-D Design 

AP Studio Art: Drawing

AP United States Government & Politics *(DL)

AP World History *

AP United States History

AP Statistics

*Eligible for Dual Enrollment Credit


More information on Advanced Placement opportunities 

contact North High Magnet AP Coordinator:

Michele Ricard

michele.ricard@ops.org

(402) 557-3320

 

North High Magnet High AP brochure is downloadable below

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Dual Enrollment provides high school students the opportunity to take college-credit bearing courses taught by college-approved high school teachers. Eligible courses allow students to earn high school credit and transcripted college credit at the time they pass the course. Omaha Public Schools partners with Metropolitan Community College (MCC), University of Nebraska (UNO), Creighton University (CU), Midland University (MU), and Nebraska Wesleyan University (NWU) to provide dual enrollment opportunities in Advanced Placement (AP), Career Education, and Special Program courses. Dual Enrollment is a low-cost model where students realize reduced tuition rates, where credits earned may transfer to another college or university, and where students experience a smooth transition from high school to college. Each partner institution determines their own policies and guidelines regarding, tuition costs, application deadlines, acceptance and transferability of credits. The state of Nebraska offers the Access College Early (ACE) scholarship for low-income high school students.


AP courses offered for Dual Enrollment credit at 

North High Magnet  School for the 2015-16 school year


AP Calculus AB *AP English Literature & Composition 

AP Comparative Government & Politics * AP Human Geography *AP Statistics  * AP United States Government & Politics 


Should a staff change occur, dual enrollment for each course is contingent upon authorization by the cooperating university. Regardless of authorization, each course prepares students for the Advanced Placement exam(s) administered in May.


More information on Dual Enrollment opportunities 

contact North High Magnet DE Coordinator:

Michele Ricard

michele.ricard@ops.org

(402)557-3400


University of Nebraska Dual Enrollment Program Brochure 

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