For more information on the AP program at Magruder, please contact Virginia Snyder, Academic, PEAC & AP Coordinator

Current AP Students and Parents

2024 AP Exam Registration Information - MCPS is covering all AP exam fees for students enrolled in an AP class for the 2023-2024 school year.  This is great news and means the only thing your student needs to do is register for each exam.  Students are automatically registered for their 2024 AP exam when they enter the AP Classroom join code provided by their AP teacher.  Students will need a College Board account if they do not already have one.  Follow the steps on this handout and video on how to login to AP Classroom and enter the join code.  Students that need assistance can see Mrs. Virginia Snyder, AP Coordinator in C248 or email at Virginia_B_Snyder@mcpsmd.org.


AP Exam Score Information

AP exams are administered in May each year and students view their scores in July through their College Board account.

2022.  Visit https://apstudents.collegeboard.org/view-scores for more information.

Sending AP Scores to Colleges & Universities

Review the College Board's website to learn about free score sends, paying for additional score reports, and FAQs about sending your AP exam scores to colleges and universities.

Resources for Current AP Students and Parents

The CollegeBoard’s AP Website has great resources including course descriptions, exam practice tips and resources, and information about how to obtain your scores after taking the exam.  Be sure to create an account to receive all resources and access exam scores. 

Exam Information

Why take the exam?

Taking the exam is the first step to earning college credit for AP courses. Students may also be eligible to earn scholarships based those scores, and all students can gain valuable experience that prepares them for the academic environment in college.  Students with qualifying scores can check with the college or university they plan to attend to see if they can earn credit for their AP course.

AP Exam Score Information   

2022-2023 Exam Registration and Payment Information

Resources for Prospective AP Students and Parents

What are Advanced Placement (AP) Courses? 

Advanced Placement courses are college-level classes meant to provide a rigorous learning experience for high school students and allow them to obtain the skills they need to be successful at the college level.

In addition, students taking AP Courses in high school can potentially earn college credit, saving time and money.  Having AP courses on a high school transcript can be an advantage in the college admissions process.

 MHS AP Courses at a GlanceReferencia del curso AP de MHS

Equal Opportunity Schools

Interested in Taking AP Courses?

It’s never too early to plan out the courses you want to take during your four years in high school.  You can start by visiting the College Board website (link below) to get a sense of what to expect from an AP course.  Make an appointment with your school counselor to talk about the options available to you.


Magruder High School Counseling Department  

College Board – Getting Started in AP resources  

For more information on the AP program at Magruder, please contact Virginia Snyder, Academic, PEAC & AP Coordinator