Advanced Placement Courses

Advanced Placement Courses

AP Environmental Science

AP US History

AP Language and Composition

Concerned about issues such as Climate Change, global energy shortages, natural resource conservation and population growth? AP Environmental Science examines these issues and others that directly impact NYC, the United States and the entire planet. Use hands-on laboratory and field investigations to study both human-made and naturally occurring environmental problems in your local ecosystem. Allows you to learn about our past by not just studying textbooks but also examining documents created during the critical time period of US History. You decide your stance on issues and use evidence to argue your case. Develop an understanding of major themes in US history, including American identity, economic and social life, political change and continuity, and the U.S. role in the world. Taken in the 11th grade, AP Language and Composition serves as a gateway for all college courses as well as other AP courses. Strengthen the effectiveness of your writing through close reading and frequent practice at applying rhetorical strategies, analyzing information from source texts, and writing arguments.

AP Compu​ter Science

AP Statistics

AP Biology

This course introduces students to computer science with fundamental topics that include problem solving, design strategies, approaches to processing data (algorithms,) and analysis of potential solutions that utilize computers to address real world problems in contemporary life. AP Computer Science "A" is equivalent to a first semester college level course in computer science. Learn about the major concepts and tools used for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. You’ll explore statistics through discussion and activities, and you'll design surveys and experiments. Study the core scientific principles, theories, and processes that govern living organisms and biological systems. You’ll do hands-on laboratory work to investigate natural phenomena.