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Advanced Placement (AP)


Grants Pass High School currently offers 18 Advanced Placement (AP) classes.

Click each class link to learn more about the course and the AP exam for that subject area.

 Arts History & Social Studies Languages Mathematics Sciences
Studio Art   European History Literature & Composition

Calculus AB

  Government & Politics: U.S.    Language & Composition Calculus BC Chemistry
  Psychology   Statistics Physics
  United States History  

Computer Science Principles   

Environmental Science
  Human Geography  

Computer Science A



Use this tool to find colleges that offer credit or placement for AP scores.

AP Articulations in Oregon

Advanced Placement can change your life. Through college-level AP courses, you enter a universe of knowledge that might otherwise remain unexplored in high school; through AP Exams, you have the opportunity to earn credit or advanced standing at many of the nation's colleges and universities.

Important Facts to Know First Before Enrolling in an AP Course:

  • AP courses are year-long courses and dropping at semester time is only done in extreme circumstances.
  • The expectation at GPHS is that all students in an AP course will take the exam in May.
  • Most AP courses will have summer work and/or reading.

Gain the Edge in College Preparation

  • Get a head start on college-level work.
  • Improve your writing skills and sharpen your problem-solving techniques.
  • Develop the study habits necessary for tackling rigorous course work.

Stand Out in the College Admissions Process

  • Demonstrate your maturity and readiness for college.
  • Show your willingness to push yourself to the limit.
  • Emphasize your commitment to academic excellence.

Broaden Your Intellectual Horizons

  • Explore the world from a variety of perspectives, most importantly your own.
  • Study subjects in greater depth and detail.
  • Assume the responsibility of reasoning, analyzing, and understanding for yourself.