AP / Honors Classes Information
CHS does not offer AP exams to non-GUSD students. Gilroy High may accommodate a limited number of students that are outside our school district.
GUSD ADVANCED PLACEMENT DATES-DEADLINES AND FEES - 2020-2021
The College Board has changed the timeline for AP Exam registration and ordering for the 2020-2021 school year. As such the following are a list of IMPORTANT Dates, Deadlines and Fees associated with AP Exams for GUSD for the 2021 exam administration.
OCTOBER 2, 2020 - DEADLINE - Non-Refundable Exam Deposit is Due for each exam. In order to receive the reduced rate deposit, students' names MUST be on the district provided list by September 18, 2020.
October 1 - November 2, 2020 - Any Exam changes approved by AP Coordinator/Administration will incur a $25.00 fee for each change.
November 13 -March 1, 2021 - Any Exam changes approved by AP Coordinator/Administration will incur a $50.00 fee for each change IN ADDITION to any fees charged by the College Board.
MARCH 1, 2021 - DEADLINE - LAST DAY TO MAKE ANY EXAM CHANGES. All changes MUST be approved by the AP Coordinator.
EXAM FEES - 2020-2021:
Regular Exam Price - $95.00 each
Reduced Rate Price - $40.00 each
(Student must meet the eligibility requirements AND be on the district list by November 14, 2020)
No-Show/Returned Test Fee - $0.00 ( College Board has waived this Fee for this year only
PAYMENT DATES - 2020-2021:
All Exam Deposits by October 2, 2020 - $40.00 Reg price deposit per exam/$20.00 Reduced rate deposit per exam
Balance/Full Payment due by January 15, 2021
First Late Fee Assessed on the Unpaid Balance - February 1, 2021 (Fee = $25.00)
Second Late Fee Assessed on the Unpaid Balance - March 1, 2020 (Additional $25.00 Fee)
NOTE: AP EXAM IS BEING ORDERED FOR EACH COURSE A STUDENT IS ENROLLED IN UNLESS THEY HAVE OPTED OUT BY SEPT 4TH. FAILURE TO MEET THESE DEADLINES ABOVE WILL RESULT IN AN IN EXAM FEES ASSESSED TO STUDENT ACCOUNTS. STUDENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY AND ALL FEES ASSOCIATED WITH AP EXAMS.
Write a check made out to CHS AP TESTS with the students name in the memo line and mail to:
Attn: Cora Carbonel
850 Day Road
Gilroy, CA 95020
Pay at the Webstore with a credit card. There is a 5% convenience fee for this option.
Any student needing assistance for AP Exam fees MUST see the AP Coordinator. Any questions or concerns should also be directed to the AP Coordinator.
What Not to Bring to the EXAM!
- CELL PHONES!!!!
- Cameras or Photographic Equipment
- Ear plugs
- Books, compasses, dictionaries, notes
- Correction Fluid (white-out)
- Scratch paper
- Clothing with subject-related information
- Laptops, Computers, Tablets
- Portable listening or recording devices
- Smart-Watches with Internet access
- Mechanical Pencils
- Reference guides for typing or keyboard images
In an effort to offer our students the opportunities of a rigorous education, CHS has developed an Honors and AP program.
All courses below require signed agreements by parents, students and Academic Coordinator.
CHS will offer the following courses:
Honors English I
Honors World History
Honors English II
AP English Literature
AP English Language
AP US History
AP World History
AP Environmental Science
AP Physics 1
AP Spanish Language
AP Spanish Literature
AP Computer Science Principles
AP Computer Science A
AP Studio Art 2D & 3D
**All students enrolled in AP Courses are expected to take the AP exam. In order to earn the extra grade point, students must take the AP Exam and earn a C- (70%) or higher in the course each semester.