Altoona Area High School

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Advanced Placement

AAHS Offers Numerous AP Choices. College credits can be earned by taking any of 19 Advanced Placement courses.

Students in AP classes can expect homework each night. Students will be responsible for a variety of reading, writing, speaking, and listening activities which may include—but not be limited to—essays, projects, reports, research assignments, portfolios. Most work will be completed individually.

Higher order thinking skills of synthesis, analysis and evaluation will be employed by the classroom teacher and will be expected of students as well.