Advanced Placement and AP Capstone



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

SFMHS AP Crest Graphic

AP courses are recognized by colleges and universities world-wide as the standard of excellence in academic achievement.  In addition to exposure to college level coursework, students can earn an extra 0.04 points per credit hour towards their weighted GPA.

We currently offer the following AP courses on our campus for this academic year:

Social Studies-Macroeconomics, US Government
Math-Calculus AB,
Language Arts and Foreign Language-English Literature
Technology-Computer Science Principles
Capstone- Research

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

AP Credit Search Window




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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.

  • 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:

 Click here to read more about the AP Capstone Program.

Click here to access SFMHS's Freshman Student Information Packet


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       

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