Advanced Placement (AP) and Pre-AP Programs
The Advanced Placement (AP) Program
Katy ISD offers Advanced Placement courses to high school students who are ready to engage in college level course content and rigorous academics. Courses are available in English, social studies, computer science, mathematics, science, world languages, music theory and art.
AP and Pre-AP courses are open to all students with the prerequisite coursework who wish to take on the additional challenge of advanced academics. AP and AP/GT courses concentrate on providing students with rigorous college level academic instruction by a College Board authorized AP teacher while preparing students for the AP exam associated with the course.
Pre-Advanced Placement (Pre-AP)
Beginning in grade 6, Katy ISD offers Pre-AP courses in language arts, social studies, science and mathematics*. Additional options are available in languages other than English beginning with level III.
The Pre-AP curricula for these courses are built on the core academic curriculum academically advanced aligned with AP course descriptions generated by College Board.