Seeking Academic Challenges? Take AP! Enhance college applications and placement Prepare for the AP exam Connect meaningfully with instructor and classmates Engage with rigorous college-level coursework

AP courses allow students the opportunity to collaborate with their peers and instructors in a more traditional, semester-based format, with the flexibility of all course interaction being online. 

  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Comparative Government and Politics (Spring 2023 Start Date)
  • AP Computer Science
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP European History
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Statistics
  • AP United States Government
  • AP United States History

All courses are reviewed annually by The College Board’s AP Course Audit and authorized for official AP designation.

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2024-25 AP Course Calendar Dates

  • Fall 2024: August 21, 2024–December 20, 2024
  • Spring 2024: January 13, 2025–May 23, 2025

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Course Enrollment and Schedule

  • Enrollment opens in May for the fall term and in October for the spring term.
  • Coursework generally begins in late August for the fall term and January for the spring term. See the Calendar for more details.
  • Any student who has an interest in the subject and has met the prerequisites (if any) may enroll.

AP Course Policies

  • Course Pacing: AP courses follow a scheduled course format with pre-determined start and end dates. Please work with Mizzou Academy to join our AP courses with a class cohort. While students are expected to stay with the course pacing, if schools or students have extenuating circumstances, we are always available to problem-solve. Our goal is that all AP students with Mizzou Academy are fully prepared for the AP exams in May.
  • Course Fee: Contact Mizzou Academy for course fee information. Please note there is an additional $75 fee for our AP courses. 
  • Weighted GPA: AP courses follow the same grading scale as other courses offered by Mizzou Academy / University of Missouri High School
    • Mizzou Academy / University of Missouri does not offer extra weight on a student’s transcript for completion of AP courses. This follows the University’s guidelines for admission requirements.

College Credit for AP Courses

Policies regarding awarding college credit for AP Exam scores vary by AP subject and university. The University of Missouri has developed an AP Credit Policy based upon their own criteria.

AP Exams

Although Mizzou Academy / University of Missouri High School does not administer AP Exams at this time, the College Board has information about AP and assistance with locating AP testing sites. 

AP Results

Please utilize the “Add Online/Distance Learning Provider” tool in their AP Course Audit account to properly document the use of our authorized courses. The College Board’s online/distance learning provider three-digit code for the University of Missouri High School is 041.

Across all subject areas tested, Mizzou Academy students who reported their results scored significantly higher on AP exams than the national average. For both 2018 and the 2019 testing cycles we are proud to celebrate that 100% of our AP students earned a 3 or higher on all AP exams.

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Mizzou Academy National Honors Society Students at Colégio Magno (São Paulo, SP)

Accelerated Options

Mizzou Academy offers dynamic solutions for high-ability learners and students working at an accelerated pace. Many of our faculty have specialized training and experience working with gifted learners. We are excited to partner with schools and families seeking more in-depth or specialized study from our wide variety of course options.

Mizzou Academy offers a challenging array of subjects for gifted, talented, and advanced learners, including mathematics, science, language arts, fine arts, world languages, and social studies.

When selecting courses for accelerated placement or advanced study:

  •  Choose subjects of high interest
  •  Preview the course description and learning objectives
  •  Consider the recommended grade level and the course prerequisites
  •  Assess student maturity level and academic preparedness 

We are proud to support advanced students in differentiating pacing and content access by offering deep content exploration such as learning a new world language, accelerating their math studies, and even pursuing early high school graduation. When considering these options for students, the National Association of Gifted Children offers the following resource on acceleration.


 : AP  |    : NCAA Approved

English Language Arts

AP English Language & Composition, First Semester AP Course NCAA Approved Course
AP English Literature & Composition, First Semester AP Course NCAA Approved Course


AP Calculus AB, First Semester AP Course NCAA Approved Course
AP Statistics, First Semester AP Course NCAA Approved Course

Practical Arts/Personal Development

AP Computer Science, First Semester AP Course NCAA Approved Course

Social Studies

AP Comparative Politics, One Semester AP Course NCAA Approved Course
AP European History, First Semester AP Course NCAA Approved Course
AP Psychology, First Semester AP Course NCAA Approved Course
AP U.S. Government, One Semester AP Course NCAA Approved Course
AP U.S. History, First Semester AP Course NCAA Approved Course