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Del Oro Advanced Placement Program

Del Oro is proud to offer the challenge and rigor of 16 Advanced Placement courses. Our hope is that the diverse AP classes offered to our sophomores, juniors and seniors will appeal to a wide range of students. AP courses are high school classes taught at a college level, which allows students to develop content mastery and critical thinking skills that are expected in college. Taught by our highly-motivated faculty members, Del Oro AP courses are taken by students who value a rigorous educational environment and experience. 

AP courses will not only help students prepare for success in college, but they may also reward students with college credit if passing AP exam scores are earned at the end of the spring term. Research shows that students who successfully complete AP courses in high school are more likely to complete their undergraduate degrees in four years. Taking AP courses is also looked upon favorably by colleges when making student admission decisions.

For more information about AP courses offered at Del Oro, visit the appropriate departmental website to review the instructor’s course syllabus, or refer to the class description in the 2019-20 Del Oro Course Catalog. Visit the College Board website for detailed information about all Advanced Placement programs offered, including course and exam descriptions, sample free-response questions and scoring guidelines, study skills, exam tips, and more.

2019-20 AP Courses at Del Oro:

  • Biology with Jake Hardey
  • Environmental Science with Nic Russo
  • Physics 1 & 2 with Bill Kurnett
  • Chemistry with Anna Luci
  • Psychology with Jennifer Evans 
  • Calculus AB & BC with Robert Beltrami
  • English Literature and Composition with Connie Somers
  • English Language and Composition with Joy Donny
  • Statistics with Ardella Koester
  • US History with Becky Dunkel
  • European History with Becky Dunkel
  • US Government & Politics with Jamie Mathias
  • Studio Art with Rory Somers 
  • Art History with Maria Sylvester

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AP Exam Schedule & Announcements

  • Del Oro AP Exam Schedule 2020                                                 Note: Exam START times may vary & are subject to change. Exam END times are approximate.
  • NEW 2019-20 Del Oro AP Exam Registration Dates & Deadlines!
  • FALL AP Classes: Nov 1, 2019 - Deadline for students to register & pay for FALL AP class exams without a late fee.
  • SPRING AP Classes: Mar 1, 2020 - Deadline for students to register & pay for SPRING AP class exams without a late fee.