Skip To Main Content

Advanced Placement

Courses in Calculus (Both AB and BC), Statistics, Computer Science, English Composition, English Literature, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, U.S. History, European History, World History, Psychology, and Art. Students are recommended to enroll in the advanced placement program based upon past academic performance, Keystone exam scores, teacher recommendations and the approval of the department chairperson and the high school principal. Students enrolled in AP courses should plan on taking the advanced placement tests recommended by their AP instructor. Advanced placement courses are considered to be equivalent to freshmen college courses.

Students and parents will be required to sign and submit an AP contract as to their intentions to remain in the course. Students that drop an AP course after the posted August deadline will receive a (WF) Withdrawal Failure on their transcript

Advanced Placement Offerings

Recent News

45 Days into the School Year, Student Progress Takes Center Stage

As we hit the 45-day milestone of the school year on October 25, 2023, it's not just a day on the calendar; it represents the culmination of the first marking period. This is a moment to acknowledge the remarkable journey our students have embarked on, filled with growth, learning, and accomplishments.

 Exciting News: Penn Hills School District Joins Statewide Cybersecurity Grant Initiative!

We are thrilled to announce that Penn Hills School District is participating in a groundbreaking statewide Cybersecurity Grant Initiative in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA). This initiative underscores our unwavering commitment to safeguarding our digital infrastructure and ensuring the security of our educational community.

Penn Hills School District Participates in the National Cyber Security Review

In an era where technology plays an integral role in education, the Penn Hills School District has taken a significant step forward by participating in the prestigious National Cyber Security Review for the first time. This inaugural involvement demonstrates the district's commitment to ensuring the safety and security of its digital infrastructure and student data.

Upcoming Events