Academically challenging, this diploma requires students to fulfil demanding criteria and demonstrate achievement in a diverse range of talents. It is also a useful preparation for the independent study and critical thinking of university.
Our Best AP Schools award recognises the schools which have an excellent record of helping their students do their best in this qualification.
Best AP SchoolsThe American School in Switzerland
The American School in Switzerland is a leader in providing Advanced Placement (AP) courses to allow qualified students to take college-level courses in a high school setting. A wide range of subjects are available to students, who are encouraged to take the examinations wherever possible with the full support of the teaching staff. An extremely high quality of teaching and an outstanding track record at helping students attain exceptional grades makes TASIS a favourite destination for the AP programme in Switzerland.
Zurich International School
Students of the Upper School at ZIS follow a rigorous and balanced program of studies and can progress to AP classes in a wide range of subjects. Students are firmly encouraged to be active learners who are critical and compassionate thinkers, and given the space to develop their natural curiosity to its full potential. Pupils who follow the challenging AP classes are inspired and challenged to develop a love of learning, as well as to aspire to some of the world’s best universities.
Collège du Léman
A broad range of AP options is offered to students in the Grades 11 and 12 of the High School programme. Secondary school pupils enjoy a programme that is tailored to each student‘s individual needs and aspirations, and are encouraged to fully participate in the school’s rich array of opportunities. Dynamic and engaging teaching staff support and inspire AP students throughout their finally years, leaving them extremely well equipped to move on to higher education institutions worldwide.