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AP Program

Bishop O'Connell offers Advanced Placement (AP) courses, covering 28 subject areas for AP testing:

English Language

English Literature

Spanish Language

Spanish Literature

French Language

Latin

Calculus AB

Calculus BC

Statistics

Biology

Chemistry

Physics 1

Physics 2

Physics C (E&M)

Physics C (Mechanical)

Environmental Science

Human Geography

Modern European History

United States History

United States Government

Comparative Political Systems

Psychology

Macroeconomics

Microeconomics

Art/Drawing

Art History

Music Theory

Computer Science

Students requesting to take any Advanced Placement (AP) course must attend a meeting with their parents and the AP instructors prior to registering for the course. The mandatory meeting is held in February during course selection time. A contract must be signed by the student and his/her parents before the student will be scheduled for the desired course. All students in AP courses are required to take the AP Examination at the conclusion of the course.


2015 AP Scholars

In May 2015, 405 students took 1025 AP exams covering 26 subject areas.

114 Bishop O'Connell students were recognized as AP Scholars, receiving scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams. Included in this number are the following honorees: 

4 National AP Scholars, receiving an average score of at least 4 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams.

25 AP Scholars with Distinction, receiving an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.

16 AP Scholars with Honors, receiving an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.


Bishop O'Connell uses a ten-point grading scale. Additional points ("weight") is given toward a student's grade point average (GPA) for Advanced Placement and Honors courses. Please refer to the Grading System page for more information.

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