Advanced Placement (AP) Program

North Creek students studying in the library

AP classes at WHS are rigorous academic courses designed for students who are college bound. There is no placement test for AP.  Students self-select these courses and should be prepared to work at a college-level pace.  At the end of the course, the student is expected to take the AP exam which is managed by College Board.
AP exams are highly recognized by colleges and universities with regard to a student's preparation for the demands of college courses.  AP exams present an opportunity for college credit and/or higher placement in college courses.  Each college decides which AP exam grades it will accept for credit or placement.  

AP Capstone Program

AP Capstone™ is an innovative diploma program from the College Board that equips students with the independent research, collaborative teamwork, and communication skills that are increasingly valued by colleges. It cultivates curious, independent, and collaborative scholars and prepares them to make logical, evidence-based decisions. AP Capstone is comprised of two AP courses — AP Seminar and AP Research — and is designed to complement and enhance the discipline-specific study in other AP courses. Students who earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research and on four additional AP Exams of their choosing will receive the AP Capstone Diploma. Students who earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research but not on four additional AP Exams will receive the AP Seminar and Research Certificate. Learn more about AP Capstone.


AP Test Coordinator

Sarah Brenner

AP Exam Transportation

Bus service from WHS to the AP testing location, as well as return transportation to WHS is available.  Learn more and sign up!

AP Exam Registration & Payment

WHS student registration and payment for the exams is online only through Total Registration.

Total registration

Test administration is not available at WHS for students not currently enrolled at Woodinville High School.

*There is no late registration window. Exams will be ordered March 30 per College Board requirements.