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Fee Structure: National Launch in 2020-21

There is an annual fee of $3,000 per Pre-AP course per school site 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 with Statistics, English 1 or 2, Biology, Chemistry or World History & Geography.

Get more information on how your school can offer Pre-AP courses.

What's Included in the Price?

Instructional Resources

  • Full-year course framework
  • Digital instructional resources for each course
  • 1 set of teacher print materials
  • 1 print copy of Pre-AP coordinator's guide

Learning Checkpoints

  • 8 digital assessments per course
  • 4 student performance tasks per course
  • 1 digital final exam per course (Only available in Algebra 1, English 1, Biology, and World History and Geography for 2020-21)

Development for Pre-AP Teachers

  • Online professional learning modules
  • For the 2020-21 school year only, the College Board will waive the registration fee for 4-day Pre-AP Summer Institutes for Pre-AP teachers in your school/district (limits apply). Additional seats may be purchased for $495. These seats will be available for use during the summer of 2021 due to the covid-19 pandemic.


  • 4 Pre-AP Arts course(s) at no additional fee
  • Official Pre-AP course designation

Print student materials cost an additional $5 per student


  • Current SpringBoard curriculum school or district:
    • 50% off of course price (may not be combined with any other discount)
  • All other schools:
    • Purchase 3 Pre-AP courses: 10% off of course price
    • Purchase 4 or more Pre-AP courses: 20% off of course price
    • Multiyear Agreement:
      • 3-year agreement: 2% off of course price
      • 4-year agreement: 3% off of course price
      • 5-year agreement: 5% off of course price

Calculate Your Cost Per School Site

Excludes Pre-AP Arts which are offered at no additional charge to schools that participate in school year 2020-2021.
Multi-year purchase available only for three, four, or five years.

Total Price: $0.00 annually