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Fee Structure–National Launch in 2020-2021

There is an annual fee of $3,000 per Pre-AP course in English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.

Because of our belief that the Arts is an integral part of a student’s education, the College Board is pleased to offer Pre-AP Arts courses in Dance, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts at no additional charge to schools that purchase a Pre-AP course in Algebra 1, Geometry, English 1, English 2, Biology, Chemistry or World History & Geography.

See how your school can join.

What Is Included in the Price?

  • Sample instructional resources for each course
  • Full year course framework
  • One set of teacher print materials for every 120 students enrolled per course
  • One print copy of Pre-AP Coordinator’s guide
  • Registration fee for 4-day Course Teacher Institute in year one for new Pre-AP teachers in your school/district (limits will apply)
  • Learning checkpoints, including 8 digital and externally scored quizzes, 4 performance tasks, and a final exam per course
  • Online professional learning modules
  • “Official Pre-AP” course designation (when requirements are fulfilled)
  • Pre-AP Arts course(s) (no additional fee required)

Print student materials cost an additional $5-$6 per student, depending on the course.


  • Current SpringBoard curriculum school or district:
    • 50% off of course price
  • Schools that do not offer SpringBoard:
    • Purchase 3 Pre-AP courses: 10% off of total course price
    • Purchase 4 or more Pre-AP courses: 20% off of total course price
    • Multi-year agreement:
      • 3 year agreement: 2% off of total price
      • 4 year agreement: 3% off of total price
      • 5 year agreement: 5% off of total price

Calculate Your Cost

Excludes Pre-AP Arts which are offered at no additional charge to schools that participate in school year 2020-2021.

Total Price: $0.00 annually