AP Capstone Program

Advanced Placement Courses

Each BCPS high school offers Advanced Placement (AP) courses. AP courses give students the opportunity to take college-level coursework, and potentially earn college credit, while still in high school. For a list of AP courses offered at your high school, please contact your school counselor.

The AP Capstone Program

AP Capstone™ is a diploma program from the College Board. It’s based on two yearlong AP courses: AP Seminar and AP Research.

Rather than teaching subject-specific content, these courses develop students’ skills in research, analysis, evidence-based arguments, collaboration, writing, and presenting. Students who complete the two-year program can earn one of two different AP Capstone awards, which are valued by colleges across the United States and around the world.

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BCPS High Schools that currently offer the AP Capstone Program:
Dulaney High School
Eastern Technical High School
Hereford High School
Milford Mill Academy
Patapsco High School
Perry Hall High School
Pikesville High School

College Board Assessment Dates for School Year 2021-2022

College Board Assessment Date Participating Students
PSAT 8/9 Tuesday, October 26, 2021  Grade 9
PSAT/NMSQT Tuesday, October 26, 2021  Grade 10 and 11
SAT School Day Tuesday, April 26, 2022  Grade 11
AP Testing Window May 2-6, 2022 & May 9-13, 2022 AP Students in 9-12th Grade