• 2022-2023 AP/IB Exam Registration Policies and Procedures

    Allen High School provides the opportunity for AHS students to take AP and IB Exams in the May testing cycle. AHS utilizes Total Registration for all AP and IB Exam registration and payment. No physical money transfer will occur on the AHS campus for AP/IB Exams. AHS has specific polices and procedures regarding AP and IB Exam registration. Please see those items outlined below. These will be re-iterated to students and families during the Fall and Spring Exam registration videos which will be released during the school year and shown to students in class. 

    AP/IB EXAM REGISTRATION POLICIES:

    • Fall 2022 AP/IB Exam Registration Dates: September 28, 2022 at 12am - October 14, 2022 at 11:59pm. October 14th is a FIRM deadline. There will be absolutely NO late AP/IB registrations.
    • Spring 2023 AP Exam Registration Dates: February 6, 2023 at 12am - February 13, 2023 at 11:59pm. February 13th is a FIRM deadline. There will be absolutely NO late AP Registrations.
    • After October 14th, there will be absolutely NO REFUNDS on any AP or IB Exams, regardless of the cancellation reason.
      • If you request a Fall AP Level Change and you are approved, you will be refunded your exam payment.
      • If you request a Spring AP Level Change at the end of the Fall Semester and you are approved, you will NOT be refunded your exam payment. 
    • AP Exam fees - $102
    • IB Exam fees - $125
    • Students who are taking AP Government and/or AP Macroeconomics must register and pay for the exam during the Semester in which they are sitting in the class.
      • For example, if you are taking AP Government in the Fall, you will register and pay for AP Government in the Fall.
      • DO NOT register for AP Macroeconomics in the Fall if you are taking the class in the Spring. If you do this, your exam registration will be cancelled. 
      • If you took AP Government or AP Macroeconomics in the Fall Semester and attempt to register in the Spring, your registration will be denied and cancelled. Fall Semester AP Government and AP Macroeconomics students were supposed to register by October 14th. 
      • If you are taking AP Physics C: Mechanics or AP Physics C: Combined... 
        • AP Physics C: Mechanics - You will register and pay for your Exam in the Fall
        • AP Physics C: Combined (Mech/E&M) - You will register and pay for Mechanics in the Fall, then you will register and pay for Electricity and Magnetism in the Spring
    • Payment plan options are available on the Total Registration website. You must provide a minimum payment of $20 in order to secure a payment plan.
      • Full payment of all AP/IB Exams must be completed by the deadline specified in Total Registration of April 2, 2023 at 11:59pm; otherwise, your exam registration will be cancelled and you will NOT receive a refund for any payments made towards the exam registration.
    • If a student would like to see if they qualify for Free/Reduced lunch which will reduce exam fees to $22, they can contact their House Office or apply here. If you apply for Free/Reduced Lunch exam option, this will be approved in Total Registration by the Advanced Academics Coordinator. Once this is approved, you can pay your exam fee in Total Registration. As a reminder, you must re-apply for Free/Reduced lunch every school year.
    • If you have a 504/IEP and are provided accommodations in class at AHS, this does not mean you also have accommodations with the College Board. Accommodation requests must be approved by the College Board via their Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) office. 
      • In order to apply for College Board accommodations, you must use this form: Accommodations Request Form for College Board or ACT Exams 22-23
      • If you have already been approved with the College Board for SSD accommodations, you do not need to re-apply as these follow with you each year.
      • Any College Board Accommodation requests submitted via the form above that come after the College Board's January 18, 2023 deadline are not guaranteed to be approved by the College Board by the AP Exam date.
    • For IB Exams, students with 504/IEP accommodations at AHS, will need to make a specific request via Mrs. Cammack in order to apply for Inclusive Access Arrangements with the International Baccalaureate. These requests will need to be made no later than November 1st.
    • Some AP Exams will be offered in digital, in-person format only. Registration for digital, in-person AP exams is no different than paper and pencil registration. If your AP Exam is being given digitally, in-person, this will be communicated to you. There are no digital IB exams.
    • AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP World History, AP European History, and AP US History will be administered in a digital, in-person format ONLY. Homeschool students will be provided with an Allen ISD device at their time of exam arrival. Students should be sure to have memorized and updated their MyAP College Board account in order to be able to log into their digital exam.
    • If you are a non-AHS student requesting to take an Exam Only, you must provide proof of City of Allen residence. We will test homeschool students who live within the City of Allen school boundaries only.
      • As mentioned below, some exams are given in digital, in-person exclusive format. For City of Allen homeschool students who are approved, registered, and paid to test AHS, they will be provided with an Allen ISD device at their time of exam arrival. Students who memorize their MyAP College Board log-in information.

     

    AP DIGITAL IN-PERSON EXAMS:

     

    AP/IB EXAM TESTING DAY POLICIES:

    • Tardiness to AP/IB Exams will absolutely NOT be tolerated. If you miss your AP or IB Exam due to tardiness, you will not be given a refund for that exam and you will not be moved to Late AP testing. There are NO Late IB Exams given. 
    • You must come prepared to your AP/IB Exams. You must have a school-issued or government, non-paper ID. NO ID = NO EXAM!
      • PERMITTED ITEMS:
        • ID
        • No. 2 pencils
        • Blue or black ink pens 
        • Watches that cannot access the internet and/or beep
        • Permitted calculators (Curious about which calculators you can bring? Check out this link.)
        • Rulers or straightedge for Physics exams 
      • NOT-PERMITTED ITEMS:
        • Electronic equipment including phones, smartwatches, fitness trackers, wearable technology, cameras, recording or listening devices, or any other type of electronic communication devices. 
        • Books, reference guides, notes, compasses, protractors, mechanical pencils, pencils that are not No. 2, correction fluid, dictionaries, highlighters, or colored pencils. 
        • Scratch paper: students are prohibited from bringing scratch paper to the AP Exam. AP Chinese Exam: scratch paper will be provided.
        • Watches that beep, make noise, or have an alarm. 
        • Computers or calculators are not approved. 
        • Reference guides, keyboard maps, or other typing instructions. 
        • Earplugs.
        • Food or drink.
        • Clipboards.
    • You will not be allowed to access your bags during the exam. You will be allowed to eat a snack and grab a drink only during exam breaks. You will place your snacks and drinks in a specific location designated by the proctor.
    • You are not allowed to leave the exam room for an unscheduled break when there are 10 minutes remaining in an exam section. 
    • Any restroom breaks that you take outside of the scheduled break during the exam, will impact your exam timing. You will not get that time back. You must notify the proctor if you need to use the restroom outside of the scheduled break time. 
    • There are NO approved absences for IB Exams as there are NO LATE IB Exams. If you miss your IB Exam, you miss the opportunity to earn your IB Diploma and/or IB Course Certificate.
    • IB Exam times may vary depending on the exam being given. IB students will receive a specific IB Exam calendar in April of 2023 from Mrs. Cammack. 
    • You must arrive EARLY to your AP and IB Exams. Start planning transportation weeks in advance as busses will not be running before and after exam times.
      • 8am Exams - Students must arrive NO LATER than 7:30am. 
      • 12pm Exams - Students must arrive NO LATER than 11:30am.
        • If you have two exams back to back on the same day, please be prepared to eat a very quick lunch, use the restroom, and re-sit for your next exam.
      • Arrival Location - Most AP/IB Exams will occur in the Competition Gym. If your exam is taking place in the Competition or PE Gym, please go to Door 86 outside the Auxiliary Gym. You will be escorted to your exam with your ID checked by Mrs. Cammack. If your exam is not in the Competition Gym, please go directly to your exam location.
    • Late AP Exams are only provided to students who meet approved absence criteria. Late AP Exam dates are communicated to students who are approved to test late.
    • Absences for AP Testing dates must be communicated to the AP Coordinator, Mrs. Cammack, no later than 24 hours after the original exam time.
    • Non-Approved AP Exam Absences: 
      • Family event including wedding, graduation, etc. 
      • Non-school sponsored athletic event or academic contest
      • College visit or vacation
    • Approved AP Exam Absences:
      • Conflict with AP/IB exam occurring at the same time
      • Conflict with school sponsored athletic/acdemic event
      • Conflict due to a College Board approved (SSD) accommodation 
      • Illness, accompanied by a doctor's note, provided to the AP Coordinator within 24 hours of original exam time

    *The College Board allows individual campuses to establish their own internal registration deadlines, internal exam pricing, and internal late testing policies. Allen High School's policies are outlined above. Students and families should be familiar with our own policies above before registering for AP Exams. Students and parents have agreed to the above policies when registering and paying for an AP Exam at Allen High School.*