Advanced Placement

Advanced Placement (AP)® courses enable students to pursue college-level courses while still in high school.

Master class Enlightium Academy (Enlightium) teachers help students in grades 10-12 work through AP courses to develop and apply the skills, abilities, and content knowledge they will need in college. Please review Enlightium’s AP Checklist for qualifications and prerequisites.

Due to the extensive workload associated with each AP course, students who wish to take multiple AP courses at one time should consider taking no more than two AP courses, unless approved by their Enlightium counselor. Each AP course is modeled after a comparable college course. AP exams that are administered by College Board in early May are an essential part of the AP experience, enabling students to demonstrate their mastery of college level coursework.

Students who pass an AP course but do not take the AP exam will receive credit for the AP course in their high school transcript only. To receive college credit for an AP course students must take the AP test and meet the score requirements. Successful AP exam scores are graded on a 5-point scale. A score of 3 is a passing grade, while a score of 4 or 5 is usually recognized by most colleges as a high enough score to receive college credit or waive a general course requirement. AP courses are accepted by most two- and four-year colleges and universities worldwide. Universities in more than 60 countries recognize AP exam scores in the admission process and/or award credit and placement for qualifying scores. Performing well on an AP exam means more than just the successful completion of a course.

Registration Deadline

Students must register for an AP course by September 15 of each school year. Some exceptions may be permitted after counselor and teacher review and approval.

College Board requires students to register for the exam as early as March.

Enlightium Academy school code: 481292.

Tuition Information

AP courses are available with the Silver, Silver+, Gold, Diamond, and Sapphire Live tuition support packages. AP courses are not available to part-time students. Add-on charges will be scheduled within 30 days of class assignment. These add-on charges include the cost of books. The Accounting Department will reach out via email to arrange a payment. Discounts do not apply to AP or premium World Language courses.

  • Support Package Add-On Price for AP Course
    Bronze N/A
    Silver $350
    Silver+ $350
    Gold $250
    Sapphire Live

Includes the price of required books. Families can choose to purchase the book on their own and Enlightium can apply a credit to the tuition for the price of the book, provided it is within the listed price range (see the "Textbooks and Reimbursement" tab for more information).

Overview of Exam Scores

The final score is reported on a 5-point scale; 3 is a passing grade. Although colleges and universities are responsible for setting their own credit and placement policies, AP scores signify how qualified students are to receive college credit or placement:

5 = Extremely well qualified
4 = Well qualified
3 = Qualified
2 = Possibly qualified
1 = No recommendation

For more information, visit (students). Students can find additional information on these score reporting services and awards in the Bulletin for AP Students and Parents, in the AP Student Pack and at

Textbooks and Reimbursement

Enlightium Academy will be assisting with the purchase of the primary required textbook(s) for Advanced Placement (AP) classes. On each course page, you will find a purchase link for the required textbooks with the best prices we have found. Note: a digital copy is a primary option for each textbook when available.

Reimbursement Process

After the required textbook is purchased, please review the following reimbursement options:

  1. If the price of the required textbook through the provided link is within $15 more than the listed price below, please submit your receipt to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for reimbursement.
  2. If you already purchased the book and the price was greater than our listed price by more than $15, feel free to either return the book and purchase through the link provided or request that Enlightium reimburse up to the approved amount.

All required textbook purchases will be reimbursed after the student has been enrolled in the course beyond the 14-day trial (see the "Dropping a Course" tab for more information).

Dropping a Course

Students will have a 14-day trial to determine if they would like to remain enrolled in the class; families should contact their counselor immediately if they would like to drop a course.

Enlightium Academy will not reimburse a course’s textbook purchased by the family if the student drops the course during the 14-day trial since any applicable add-on charge will be refunded if already charged.

If the course is replaced after the 14-day period, the course drop policy/withdrawal fee will apply on the add-on charge. Any amounts that have been reimbursed for books will be added back to the fee.

If you have any questions about this process feel free to email our support team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this process feel free to email Enlightium Academy’s support team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

You may also contact AP teachers or your student’s counselor.

Available Courses

AP Biology Lab

1 credit // Grades 11–12

Learn about the chemical properties of living things, cells, genetics, evolution, plants, animals, and ecology.

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AP Calculus

1 credit // Grades 11–12

Study the complex world of higher level calculus and learn concepts such as, Fermat's method and infinite limits.

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AP Chemistry Lab

1 credit // Grades 11–12

Develop a deeper understanding of the symbolic and mathematical world of formulas, equations, and symbols.

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AP English Language and Composition

1 credit // Grades 11–12

Focus on rhetorical analysis through study of various non-fiction texts.

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AP Psychology

1 credit // Grades 9–12

Become familiar with fascinating and relevant subjects, including: the nature of emotion, how we learn and more.

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AP U.S. Government & Politics

1 credit // Grades 10–12

Gain an understanding of the U.S. government structures; including the bedrock of policy formations.

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AP U.S. History

1 credit // Grades 10–12

Discover the movements and events that have shaped the United States from its earliest beginnings to the present day.

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AP World History

1 credit // Grades 10–12

Navigate the historical trends of human civilizations, focusing on cultures, environment, and human interactions.

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High School Electives

  Standard Electives
(Includes Offline Electives)
Premium Electives
(Includes All Paid Electives)
Bronze** Up to 7.0 credits at no extra cost* Extra cost
Silver Up to 7.0 credits at no extra cost* Extra cost
Silver+ Up to 7.0 credits at no extra cost* Extra cost
Gold Up to 7.0 credits at no extra cost* Extra cost
Diamond Up to 7.0 credits*, including 2.0 premium electives, at no extra cost
*Includes core courses such as English, math, and science
Premium High School Electives






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