Advanced Placement Program
Bishop Amat High School has an extensive Advanced Placement Program. This program is a cooperative educational endeavor between secondary schools and colleges and universities. It allows high school students to undertake college-level academic learning. Students can receive advanced placement, college credits or both from thousands of colleges and universities that participate in the Advanced Placement Program.
Students enrolled in these courses are required to take the Advanced Placement exam in May. A fee is charged for this exam. Students who are not enrolled in an Advanced Placement course but wish to challenge the test must make their intentions known by obtaining the permission of the AP Testing Coordinator and the Department Chair no later than November 15 of the first semester.
During the 2012-2013 school year the following Advanced Placement courses are offered: AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP Macroeconomics, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP U.S. Government, AP U.S. History and AP Physics B.