AP Testing 2019

AP Testing Information and Schedule 2019
Posted on 03/26/2019

AP testing is just around the corner! Students will be taking AP exams from May 6th -17th at Homestead High School. The testing schedule with locations is listed below. The testing schedule will also be given to AP teachers who will work with students on finding their testing locations. If you are approved for testing with accommodations, please note that you will be testing on the same day as your peers, but separately in the Office of Student Services.  

All students, please read the helpful information provided below.

Students should bring the following items to the exam:

  • Several sharpened No. 2 pencils (with erasers) for all responses on your multiple-choice answer sheet. Mechanical pencils are not allowed.
  • Pens with black or dark blue ink for completing areas on the exam booklet covers and for free-response questions in most exams.
  • A watch that does not have internet access, beep or have an alarm.
  • Up to two approved calculators with the necessary capabilities if you are taking an AP Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Physics, or Statistics Exam.Visit exploreap.org/calculatorpolicy to learn more about the calculator policy for each of these exams, and for a list of authorized calculators.
  • A ruler or straightedge if you’re taking an AP Physics exam. (protractors are not allowed.)
  • Your AP ID label sheet:  Your proctor will give this to you at each exam you take.

Students should not bring the following to the exam:

  • Electronic equipment: (phones, smartwatches, or wearable technology of any kind, laptops, tablet computers, Bluetooth devices, portable listening or recording devices-MP3 player, iPod, etc, ---cameras or other photographic equipment, devices that can access the internet, separate timers of any type, and any other electronic or communication devices) are prohibited in the exam room and break areas.
  • Books, compasses, protractors, mechanical pencils, pencils that aren’t No. 2, correction fluid, dictionaries, highlighters, notes, or colored pencils.
  • Scratch paper, (notes can be made on portions of the exam booklets.)
  • Watches that beep or have an alarm.
  • Reference guides, keyboard maps, or other typing instructions.
  • Ear plugs
  • Clothing or shoes with subject-related information.
  • Food or drink
  • Clipboards

Students are required to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to your exam: 7:30 a.m. for the morning administration; 11:30 a.m. for the afternoon administration. If you ride the bus, please be as prompt as possible to your testing room.  Afternoon test takers are to eat “A” lunch and then proceed to their testing room.  If you test for a full day, we will make sure you have time to eat lunch between tests. Several afternoon exams will not end until after 3:30 p.m.  Students may not be dismissed until an exam has officially ended. Requests to leave early will be denied. Do not make outside appointments on testing days. Students who play a sport or have a job; it will be your responsibility to inform coaches or employers of your AP obligation and arrangements should be made accordingly.  IF HOMESTEAD DELAYS SCHOOL, MORNING EXAMS WILL BE CANCELED AND RESCHEDULED ON THE LATE TESTING DATE. IF SCHOOL SHOULD CLOSE, ALL AP EXAMS WILL BE CANCELED FOR THE DAY AND RESCHEDULED.

Students are encouraged to get a good night’s rest before each test, and eat a nutritious breakfast. Students are allowed to bring a snack and beverage for the 10- minute break.  However, eating is prohibited while taking exams. It is advisable to bring a sweater; in case the room temperature is below comfort level.

Students are required to abide by the policies of both the College Board and Homestead HS during the exam period.  Please refer to the Bulletin for AP Students and Parents for more information regarding test security and administration policies, exam fees, student checklist, exam day preparation, and the 2019 AP Exam schedule. https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/pdf/ap-p2-student-parent-bulletin-2018-19.pdf

Any misconduct will be reported and could jeopardize your AP exam grade.  Students cannot be in possession of a cell phone during the testing period. Phones should be left in your book bag or locker and cannot be accessed during the testing period. If a student does not have a book bag with them, phones will be secured by the room supervisor and kept during testing.  Phones will be returned after testing is completed.  If a student is found to have a cell phone on them during testing, the exam will be collected and College Board will be contacted.  In addition, cell phones may be confiscated to determine if it was used to copy any exam information.

If a student needs to cancel an exam, please inform Mrs. Hamilton in the Office of Student Services as soon as possible. (ahamilton@sacs.k12.in.us or 260-431-2212). For paid exams, you will receive a $55 refund; for free exams, students will be billed the $40 cancellation fee.

Once again students and parents with any questions regarding AP testing should refer to the Bulletin for AP Students and Parents or contact Amy Hamilton, AP Coordinator either by email or phone. GOOD LUCK STUDENTS!

Printable 2019 AP Schedule