• Advanced Placement

    2023 AP Exams

    AP Testing will be taking place May 1 - 11.  Click here to see the detailed schedule.  Please note that some exams start at 8:00 AM - NOT our regular 8:30 school start time.  Doors for the 8:00 AM tests will open at 7:45 AM. Be sure to make the necessary arrangements to arrive on time.  Afternoon exams will run past our regular dismissal time.  

    Students should make sure they have the necessary materials for their tests (pencils, pens, calculators, Chromebooks, etc.).  Click here for a list of what to bring and what not to bring.  Students taking exams that allow calculators should make sure they are fully charged or have fresh batteries.  Click here for the Calculator Policy.   For a list of approved calculators, click here.

    AP English Lit, English Lang, and Computer Science Principles Students: A school issued Chromebook is required to take this exam.  Personal devices are not allowed.  Please go to the AV Office to check out a Chromebook if you need one.  Please test the digital app prior to the exam.  Don't forget to fully charge your Chromebook the night before.

    For further questions about the AP program or about exams, you can visit the College Board website at collegeboard.org.  Good luck on your tests!

    2023 AP Exam Schedule

    What to Bring

    AP Calculator Policy

    List of Approved Calculators


    AP Art & Design Digital Portfolios Now Open

    AP Art and Design submission is 100% digital. All work is submitted through the AP Digital Portfolio this year. 2-D Art and Design and Drawing physical works are no longer mailed to the AP Program.  CLICK HERE to log into the AP Digital Portfolio.

    Students are responsible for submitting their work to the AP Program. You’ll no longer submit Art and Design portfolios to the AP Program, and teachers no longer forward portfolios to you. Students must submit their portfolio components as final in the AP Digital Portfolio to the AP Program by the May 5, 8 p.m. ET, deadline to be scored. 

    All three AP Art and Design Portfolio Exams contain two sections: Sustained Investigation (60% of total score) and Selected Works (40% of total score). Review the Sustained Investigation and Selected Works section overviews for guidance on building your portfolio.  Requirements for the three courses differ slightly.


    AP Course Offerings

    El Camino offers a variety of College Board approved Advanced Placement courses. AP offerings are year-long, rigorous college-level courses. At the conclusion of each AP course, students take a comprehensive examination. By earning a passing score (3, 4, or 5) on the exam, students may receive college units for each test passed.

  • Why Take an AP Course?

  • AP Exams Overview

  • About AP Scores

  • Earn your AP Capstone Diploma: AP Seminar and AP Research

  • New Course: AP Spanish Literature and Culture

  • 2023 Exam Schedule

  • AP Exam Questions

    Ariana Rodriguez
    Assistant Principal
    (760) 901-8123
    Jennifer Pieri
    AP Administrative Support
    (760) 901-8010

    Contact College Board

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