Internationally Recognized Programs
Advanced Placement (AP)
Students who take AP® can earn advanced credit or advanced standing at thousands of colleges and universities on the basis of their AP® achievements. Visit the
apcentral.collegeboard.org website to learn more about advanced placement.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About AP
AP Courses Offered by CBE High Schools
Open House Schedule
Information related to High School Open Houses can be found on our school websites.
Registration & Transfers
The AP program is available to all students. Students interested in registering can select AP courses when registering for their high school program.
Fourteen CBE high schools offer AP programming. If your regular designated high school offers your desired AP course(s), you will attend that school.
If your regular designated high school does not offer your desired AP course(s), you can request to transfer to a school that does. You will need to:
Submit your registration to your designated Area school for the AP program.
Review the High School Transfer information and submit a transfer request form by
March 15. Where the form asks for the reason for the transfer, select
Sequence of Courses. To complete the form, you will need to research which schools offer your desired AP course(s) and have an Open or Limited enrolment status. The school(s) you request also need to be located in your Area (see below).
For current Grade 10 or 11 students interested in transferring schools next year in order to enroll in AP, please contact the school for more information.
List of Schools offering AP by Area
Scroll down for contact information. You can also view our School Families Area Map.
- Bowness High School
- Robert Thirsk High School
- James Fowler High School
- William Aberhart High School
- Crescent Heights High School
- Forest Lawn High School
- Nelson Mandela High School
- Centennial High School
- Lord Beaverbrook High School
- Joane Cardinal-Schubert High School
- Central Memorial High School
- Dr. E.P. Scarlett High School
- Ernest Manning High School
- Queen Elizabeth High School
Designated CBE AP High Schools
The following Calgary Board of Education high schools offer AP® courses or the AP program:
Start by contacting your designated high school to find out if they offer Advanced Placement courses. Use the CBE Find a School Tool to get contact information.