New AP Exam Schedule

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  • General Information

    AP exams are designed to test a student’s knowledge in the specific subject area and NCHS strongly encourages all students currently enrolled in an AP course take the corresponding AP exam. Some universities grant college credit to students who score a 3, 4 or 5 out of 5 on the exams.  More universities grant college credit to students who score a 4 or 5 out of 5 on the exams.  Students should always confirm AP credit with their school of choice. Additionally, the experience of taking the exam will be beneficial for the college-bound student. Online registration is required. 

    Test Registration

    AP Exam Dates 2024

    Registration for 2024 AP Exams opens on August 17th, 2023 and will continue through November 8th, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.  Between November 8th and March 9th Students can still register for a $40 late fee.  Students begin the registration process online at NCHS AP Registration
    *We cannot accept any additional registrations after March 8th due to the ordering process.  All payments are due: November 4th.  Exams ordered and not paid for by this date will be canceled

    Complete registration information can also be found here: 2024 AP Exam Information     

    What are the fees for AP exams?

    For 2024, each AP exam will cost $102.50 for NCHS students.  If students register during the late registration period (November 5, 2023 through March 8, 2024), there will be an additional $40.00 late fee per registration.

    Can I cancel my AP registration?

    Students may cancel their AP exam registration for a FULL refund until November  8th, 2023.  A refund less a $44 cancellation fee will be made.

    Test Day Instructions

    ALL AP exams will be administered on campus.  A list of specific testing rooms will be distributed to students and parents in April.
    What should I bring on test day?
    Students need to bring their photo ID, #2 pencils (not mechanical pencils), a black or blue pen, and an eraser. Some AP exams will require a CollegeBoard approved calculator.
    Can I bring a snack?
    Students are encouraged to bring a snack for their break, or a brown-bag lunch, if they are taking more than one exam a day.  Snacks/drinks must be in sealed containers and they will need to be left in the back of the testing room during testing.  Students can take their snack into the hallway during break time.
    Can I bring my cell phone?
    Students may not have access to cell phones and electronic devices in testing rooms.  If a cell phone is brought into the testing rooms, the Proctor will collect the phone before the exam.  The phone must remain completely powered off for the duration of the test, including breaks.
    A student who gains access to their phone, or has a phone that sounds (ring/text/alert), at any time during the exam or break, will be dismissed from the exam and an irregularity report will be submitted to Collegeboard which will result in the score being canceled.

    Score Reporting Information

    AP scores will be available to students online beginning in early July at Students must sign-up for a College Board account at in order to access their scores.
    For more specific information regarding AP exams, please visit the CollegeBoard website: