Advanced Placement (AP)

COVID-19 Update

The College Board will move to an online administration of the AP exams scheduled for May 2020. Students will take a 45-minute online exam at home using any device they have access to. The official communication from the College Board can be found here:

The College Board will continue to update AP Coordinators with the details of how we will move forward, which will be passed on to students registered for AP exams via email, in order to stay informed, please check your email accounts regularly.

A few items of note:

  1. The College Board has updated, and will continue to update, what concepts will and will NOT be covered on the AP exams this year. You can also view this information here:
  2. Beginning on Wednesday, March 25, students can attend free, live AP review courses, delivered by AP teachers from across the country. These mobile-friendly optional classes are recorded and available on-demand so teachers and students can access them any time.
  3. Students can also continue to access AP resources including practice tests and materials as well as updated information in MyAP or via their Schoology course pages.

About Advanced Placement (AP)

You're ready! Make the most of your high school experience and earn college credits with our Advanced Placement (AP) program at Minnetonka High School (MHS). Our AP teachers are passionate about their courses and eager to support students undertaking this college-level work. Their dedication benefits our students. In fact, 84 percent of our 2019 graduates took at least one AP or International Baccalaureate (IB) course during high school and 83 percent of AP students scored a 3 or higher on their AP exams (the minimum score needed for college credit consideration).

We offer 29 AP courses in English, world languages, social sciences, history, sciences, mathematics, computer science and the arts. MHS also offers a variety of AP courses through Tonka Online.

Depending on your AP exam scores and college credit policies, you may earn college credit or advanced standing at most of the nation's colleges and universities.

Research is clear: When you take college-level courses in high school, you are more likely to complete your college degree. Whether you are awarded credit or not, our graduates tell us the AP courses better prepared them for the rigor, writing and study skills needed for future success.

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MHS Students


Laura Herbst
Advanced Learning Coordinator

MHS Counseling Appointments

Phil Trout
College Counselor