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AP Courses and Exams

What are Advanced Placement (AP) courses?
Advanced Placement (AP) offers students the opportunity to take college-level courses and exams in high school and earn college credit that many colleges and universities in the U.S. and around the world accept.

What are the benefits of taking an AP course?
Some of the benefits of taking AP courses include:

  • Earn college credit and placement
  • Save time and money
  • Develop valuable skills such as time management, critical thinking, and scholarly writing
  • Boost your GPA

AP courses offered at Mineral Wells High School include:

          AP English 3           AP Physics 
          AP English 4           AP Chemistry
          AP US History         AP Calculus 
          AP Economics        AP Spanish 4
          AP Government      AP Spanish 5 

To see if the college or university you are interested in may accept your AP scores, click here to check your AP scores.

Visit the College Board To learn more about Advanced Placement, or contact Mrs. Trammell in the Counseling Office.