AP Scholars With Honors
AP Scholars with Distinction
Advanced Placement (AP Program)
Advanced Placement courses are weighted in GPA calculations. Students earn college credit for high school work by passing the Advanced Placement test given by The College Board. Notre Dame High School stresses preparation for college with a challenging curriculum for all students. Our curriculum includes Advanced Placement courses and honors classes. These ever expanding Advanced Placement programs and honors courses span all departments offering a variety of subjects designed to provide a rigorous academic experience to all students. Courses are rooted in the basics, yet incorporate progressive teaching strategies. All Notre Dame students are encouraged to challenge themselves academically. Students are supported through instructional approaches which help address varied learning styles. Notre Dame students take academic risks and are taught to become independent learners.
Physics: Electricity and Magnetism
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
U.S. Government & Politics
AP 2D Design (Studio Art)
Notre Dame Offers AP Capstones
The AP Capstone Program is an innovative program providing students with an opportunity to engage in the rigorous scholarly practice of core academic skills necessary for successful college career. AP Capstone is built on the foundation of two year-long courses--AP Seminar and AP Research--and is designed to complement and enhance the in-depth, discipline-specific study provided through AP courses. It cultivates curious, independent, and collaborative scholars and prepares them to make logical evidence-based decisions. The sequence of courses is shown in the chart below. Completion of the 15 credits of AP Seminar and AP Research will position students to earn the AP Capstone Certificate.
AP Seminar Part A
|AP Seminar Part B
|AP Research (5 credits)||AP Research, Seminar
(2.5 credits, period 9)