Pre-AP Motivates Students.
Students own their learning.
They learn to think for themselves, defend arguments, and solve real-world problems.
Students get a head start on AP success.
Pre-AP courses are back mapped from AP courses—giving students a head start on the skills and content needed to succeed in AP.
Students learn consistent, effective strategies.
All Pre-AP courses share common language and strategies so interdisciplinary skills are continually reinforced.
Pre-AP Empowers Teachers.
Pre-AP honors teachers’ expertise and authority.
Pre-AP respects teachers’ knowledge of their subject—and their students. Teachers receive instructional support, model lessons, performance tasks, and an optional final exam.
Pre-AP offers best-in-class professional learning.
A robust menu of professional learning supports teachers through online and in-person workshops, virtual cohorts, webinars, on-demand e-learning modules and the Pre-AP Community.
Pre-AP Supports Schools.
Pre-AP fosters acceleration and growth
Research demonstrates that even students who start the year below grade level can close the gap when they receive the kind of grade-level instruction integral to the Pre-AP Program.
Pre-AP promotes access and inclusivity.
Pre-AP signals a school’s commitment to all its students—helping them to build an inclusive, college-going culture.
Pre-AP Complements Other College Board Programs.
Understand how Pre-AP prepares students for success in AP courses and how the SpringBoard curriculum supports Pre-AP courses.