AP Testing


Advanced Placement tests are cumulative post-course assessments that can yield free college credits. Students sign up for testing in the fall and the tests are administered in May. For the best price, students should order and pay for their AP tests by October 25. Hybrid and Virtual Advanced Placement (AP) students should plan to take the AP exams this spring.
The 2021 AP Exams will be administered over two weeks in May:
  • May 3–7 and
  • May 10–14
2021 ERHS AP Exam Schedule

Should social distancing still be necessary, schools will have additional options to ensure all students can be tested across multiple dates in May.

From the AP Website: 

The AP Program is prepared to meet schools and students where they are this year. AP will support in-school testing in 2021 because administering exams in schools maximizes access and opportunity, and we’ll provide a contingency testing option—that contains full course content—if school buildings close for safety concerns.


Students should be getting emails from the College Board and our AP Coordinator for up to date information about AP testing. Here is a quick summary of some of the key pieces of information from the emails so far:

Testing Dates
AP exam dates have been changed since online testing was announced. Any previously published dates (for paper-pencil testing) should be disregarded.

Two days before each exam, AP students will receive an email from the College Board with a personalized e-ticket that will include an eight-character AP exam login ID code. This e-ticket is unique to you and not transferrable. If an AP student doesn’t receive the email, they'll still be able to access their e-ticket (two days before testing) directly through

Getting Ready to Test
Complete this checklist for each AP Exam you're taking this year. All subjects require you to have your e-ticket, AP ID, a device with a browser and internet or cellular connectivity, and assistive technology (if applicable) on hand the day of the exam. As some of these steps take time, be sure to do this well before exam day.

The AP Exam will only open in the latest versions of Chrome (recommended), Firefox, Safari, or Edge. It will not work in Internet Explorer. Google Chrome is free and available for download for Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Beginning the week of May 11, you can also download and practice on the AP World Languages Exam App (WLEA). 

AP Coordinator's Contact Information

Beth Salmon
East Ridge High School AP Coordinator
South Washington County Schools
cell: 651-210-2590