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The Advanced Placement program (also known as AP) is provided by the College Board, offering college-level courses and exams that you can take in high school.


The AP for All Initiative was created in 2015, as part of the Equity and Excellence for All Agenda, to ensure that by 2021 students in every high school in New York City would have access to at least five Advanced Placement (AP) courses.


Newtown High School offers __ as of the 2021-2022 School Year


Math and Computer Science:

  • AP Statistics
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • AP Computer Science A

Social Studies:

  • AP World History: Modern
  • AP US History
  • AP US Government and Politics (2022-2023)
  • AP Human Geography


  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition


  • AP Biology
  • AP Environmental Science

World Languages:

  • AP Chinese Language and Composition
  • AP Spanish Language and Composition
  • AP Spanish Literature and Composition
To register for the exam, one must register for AP Classroom.

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Newtown is proud to offer Advanced Placement courses throughout the five core subjects!