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AP Capstone

South's Advanced Placement (AP) courses prepare students for the rigors of college academics on our campus.   ship

Students have the opportunity to begin working toward college credit by taking AP Courses their freshmen year.

AP courses are recognized by colleges and universities world-wide as the standard of excellence in academic achievement.  

We currently offer the following AP courses on our campus for this academic year:
Science-Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry
Social Studies-Human Geography, World History, US History, European History, Macroeconomics, US Government, Psychology
Math-Calculus AB, Statistics
Language Arts and Foreign Language-Language and Composition, English Literature, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Litereature
Technology-Computer Science Principles
Art-Studio Art 2D, Drawing
Capstone-Seminar, Research

To find out what colleges accept which AP course scores for credit, click on the image below

AP Credit Search Window


 

Unlike other advanced curriculum programs, AP provides students with academic choices in selecting courses that fit their areas of expertise and interests.   Students in AP are still able to take one of our 12 Career Academy courses and participate in athletics and clubs.

 

What is AP Capstone?

SFMHS was one of the first school's in the district to pilot the AP Capstone program.  The program requires students to pursue a minimum of six AP courses during their time here at SFMHS.
Click here to read more about the 
AP Capstone Program.

  • AP capstone is a program built on student customization. Students take multiple AP classes in areas of their own interest in conjunction with the required courses of Seminar  and Research .
  • Student efforts in the AP capstone program are rewarded in two possible ways:
    • AP Capstone Certificate
      • Pass AP Seminar and its exam (usually taken sophmore or junior year)
      • Pass AP Research and submit a capstone research project (usually taken junior or senior year)
    • AP Capstone Diploma
      • Pass AP Seminar and its exam (usually taken sophmore or junior year)
      • Pass AP Research and submit a capstone research project (usually taken junior or senior year)
      • Pass an additional 4 AP courses and their exams of a student's choosing
    • How AP Capstone™ Works
    • Additional info regarding the capstone program can be accessed here
    • AP Capstone - Informational Presentation for Students and Parents.pdf
    • Contact Mrs. Kati Morris katherinem@leeschools.net or
      Mr. Steven Wilkie stevenjw@leeschools.net (AP Capstone Coordinators)


AP Capstone Interest Form.pdf (503.7 KBs)

What's happening in the world of Advanced Placement at SFMHS

After starting the semester strong, SFMHS's AP student family found some much needed time to relax and unwind with their peers.  Close to 300 students filled our cafe for bagels, coffee, juice and games.    

Students sporting AP Passed Shirts       

A big thank you to our community partners (Bagel Factory, Panera at Daniels and Six Mile Cypress, Sun Harvest Citrus, and Perkins at Six Mile and US 41) for their ongoing support and donations.

                      Sun Harvest CitrusBagel FactoryPanera BreadPerkins

Come out to our AP Parent Night Dinner November 8th

Enjoy a catered dinner from SFMHS while learning more about the AP program

If you are a future SFMHS student and want to learn about our AP classes and the Capstone program, please plan on attending.

If you are a parent of a current SFMHS AP student and want more information regarding the benefits of the AP program and what you can do to help support your student at home, please plan on attending.

 

 

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