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Advanced Placement Registration

Are you motivated & dedicated to schoolwork? Are you committed to homework, extra readings, and research? Are you responsible? Are you able to multitask, to prioritize activities, and meet deadlines? Are you prepared and organized?

Do you have critical analysis and thinking skills? Are you beyond proficient in reading and writing?

If so, Advanced Placement Courses are just for you! Advanced Placement courses are college-level courses that you can receive college credit for in high school!

Pick up your AP Course Application from the Guidance Office from Jan 10 -Feb 9, 2024, for the following courses offered here at DHS:

How To Apply

Pick up the form from the Guidance Office from Jan 24 -Feb 9, 2024, and then complete the following steps.

Steps for Students to Obtain Enrollment in an AP Course:

You must complete a separate registration form for EACH AP course in which you plan to enroll for next year. Pick up your AP Course Application from the Guidance Office from Jan 10 -Feb 9, 2024

  1. Student and parent read and sign the AP Memorandum of Agreement (Back of AP Course Application found in Guidance Office from Jan 24 -Feb 9, 2024).
  2. Submit the AP Course Application to your current teacher for the corresponding subject (applications must be given to your teacher by February 9, 2024)
  3.  Student submits a self-selected current graded writing assignment via Google Form using this link by February 9, 2024.
  4. Teacher completes the Course Application—this sheet is CONFIDENTIAL; it will not be returned to students
  5. Teachers submit the Course Application sheet to the AP Coordinator (Mrs. Snow mailbox or room 11 by Feb 9, 2024)
  6. AP Coordinator submits Course Application sheet to Guidance for registration

It is important for you to know that there are strict prerequisites to register for an AP course which are stated on the Course Application sheet. It is your teacher’s decision whether or not to recommend you based on these prerequisite guidelines, and whether or not to share that information with you. Once you give your teacher the course application, you will NOT get it back; this form is confidential.

If you are interested in learning more about AP classes in general, visit College Board at

To learn more about the AP program here at DHS, ask an AP teacher or student, visit our school website, or email the AP Coordinator, Mrs. Snow at

AP Academic Showcase

Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) aims to provide all students with an opportunity to engage in rigorous instruction through Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Taking AP courses allows students to engage in classes that are taught on a college level and designed to prepare them for the rigors of college work.

To support this goal, the staff at DuVal High School would like to invite you and your students to the upcoming Advanced Placement Academic Showcase scheduled for February 6, 2024. During the showcase, parents and students will have the opportunity to learn more about the Advanced Placement program, hear from students, and meet with teachers, guidance staff, and administrators. The showcase will take place on February 6, 2024, from 6:30-7:30 pm using this Zoom link (click here for link) or enter the URL provided here:

The AP Academic Showcase will allow families to meet teachers, guidance counselors, and administrators to receive in-depth information about the various courses available at DuVal High School. Attendees will also have the opportunity to hear directly from the teachers about their specific courses, expectations, and requirements.

At DuVal High School we are proud of the opportunities we give our students to enroll in AP courses and it is our pleasure to share this information with our community so current and future students can make informed decisions about their academic futures.

We hope that you will join us for the AP Academic Showcase at DuVal High School. We look forward to meeting with you, answering your questions, and giving you a glimpse into the opportunities offered at DuVal High School. Please reference the enclosed schedule of events and presentation descriptions to assist in planning your evening.

Topics will include:

  • Overview of Advanced Placement
  • Benefits of AP
  • The AP Exams
  • Student Voices
  • Helping Your Child Make the Best Choice