2015-2016 Spring Advanced Placement Test Fee Waiver

The Arizona Department of Education recently received federal grant funds to provide partial Advanced Placement (AP) exams, International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, and Cambridge International (CIE) A and/or AS exam fee waivers for AP, IB, and CIE students eligible for the Federal Free and Reduced Price Meal Program who took exams during the 2015-2016 exam cycle.

Additionally, due to a decrease in the amount of federal funds available through this program, there will need to be a local contribution (which could be covered by the district, school, community, parent or student) of $15 provided towards the final cost for each exam taken by an eligible student.

Please email your signed AP Assurance Form to [email protected], or fax your signed form to (602) 364-0902.

FY16 Test Fee Assurance Form for AP, IB and Cambridge International Exams
fillable form – due December 30, 2016

AP Exam Cost Breakdown
2015-2016 Arizona AP Fee Waiver Memo and Assurance Fillable Form

AP Exam Fee Breakdown for Eligible Low-Income Students
2015 – 2016 School Year

Total Cost Per Exam

$92
Cost Component Amount Per Exam
Federal Subsidy (AP Test Fee Waiver Program) $38
College Board Fee Reduction $30
Waived Administration Fee $9
Local Contribution (e.g. District, School, Community, Parents or Student) $15

 

AP Seminar and Research Exam Fees   New!
Breakdown for Eligible Low-Income Students for the 2015 – 2016 School Year

Total Cost Per Exam

$139
Cost Component Amount Per Exam
Federal Subsidy (AP Test Fee Waiver Program) $85
College Board Fee Reduction $30
Waived Administration Fee $9
Local Contribution (e.g. District, School, Community, Parents or Student) $15

 
International Baccalaureate (IB) Exam Cost Breakdown
2015-2016 Arizona IB Fee Waiver Memo and Assurance Fillable Form

AP Test Fee program funds may not be used to pay advanced placement test candidate registration fees on behalf of low-income students. Therefore, the candidate registration fees charged by the International Baccalaureate Organization are not allowable costs under this program for FY 2016. This is a continuing federal requirement by the US Department of Education for the AP Test Fee Waiver Program for 2015-2016.

IB Exam Fee Breakdown for Eligible Low-Income Students
2015 – 2016 School Year

Total Cost Per Exam

$113
Cost Component Amount Per Exam
Federal Subsidy (AP Test Fee Waiver Program) $98
Local Contribution (e.g. District, School, Community, Parents or Student) $15

 
Cambridge International A & AS Exam Cost Breakdown
2015-2016 Arizona Cambridge A and AS Fee Waiver Memo and Assurance Form

AP Test Fee program funds may not be used to pay advanced placement test candidate registration fees on behalf of low-income students. Therefore, the candidate registration fees charged by the Cambridge International Examinations are not allowable costs under this program for FY 2016. This is a continuing federal requirement by the US Department of Education for the AP Test Fee Waiver Program for 2015-2016.

Cambridge A Level Exam Fee
Breakdown for Eligible Low-Income Students for the 2015 – 2016 School Year

Total Cost Per A Level Exam

$127.90

Cost Component

Amount Per Exam

Federal Subsidy (AP Test Fee Waiver Program)

$112.90

Local Contribution (e.g. District, School, Community, Parents or Student)

$15

 

Cambridge AS Level Exam Fee
Breakdown for Eligible Low-Income Students for the 2015 – 2016 School Year

Total Cost Per AS Level Exam

$84.10

Cost Component

Amount Per Exam

Federal Subsidy (AP Test Fee Waiver Program)

$69.10

Local Contribution (e.g. District, School, Community, Parents or Student)

$15

 

Cambridge Global Perspectives A Level Exam Fee   New!
Breakdown for Eligible Low-Income Students for the 2015 – 2016 School Year

Total Cost Per Global Perspective A Level Exam

$241.50

Cost Component

Amount Per Exam

Federal Subsidy (AP Test Fee Waiver Program)

$226.50

Local Contribution (e.g. District, School, Community, Parents or Student)

$15

 
 

Cambridge Global Perspectives AS Level Exam Fee   New!
Breakdown for Eligible Low-Income Students for the 2015 – 2016 School Year

Total Cost Per Global Perspective AS Level Exam

$149.73

Cost Component

Amount Per Exam

Federal Subsidy (AP Test Fee Waiver Program)

$134.73

Local Contribution (e.g. District, School, Community, Parents or Student)

$15

 


Prior Years AP Test Fee Waiver Program Notices
School Year 2014-2015
School Year 2013-2014
School Year 2012-2013


If you would like to be added to our email list to receive a first-alert notification of AP updates,
please send your name, email, and school/district (if applicable) to [email protected].

Updated 4/27/2016

2015 Spring Advanced Placement, IB, and CIE A & AS Test Fee Waiver

The Arizona Department of Education recently received federal grant funds to provide partial Advanced Placement (AP) exams, International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, and Cambridge International (CIE) A and/or AS exam fee waivers for AP, IB, and CIE students eligible for the Federal Free and Reduced Price Meal Program who took exams during the 2014-2015 exam cycle. Due to delays by USED in releasing these funds (generally early Spring), this notice is being sent at this time.

Additionally, due to a decrease in the amount of federal funds available through this program, there will need to be a local contribution (which could be covered by the district, school, community, parent or student) of $12 provided towards the final cost for each exam taken by an eligible student.

Please email your signed AP Assurance Form to [email protected], or fax your signed form to (602) 364-0902.

FY15 AP Test Fee Assurance Form for AP, IB and Cambridge International Exams
fillable form – due October 16th, 2015

AP Exam Cost Breakdown
2014-2015 Arizona AP Fee Waiver Memo and Assurance Form

AP Exam Fee Breakdown for Eligible Low-Income Students
2014 – 2015 School Year

Total Cost Per Exam

$91
Cost Component Amount Per Exam
Federal Subsidy (AP Test Fee Waiver Program) $41
College Board Fee Reduction $29
Waived Administration Fee $9
Local Contribution (e.g. District, School, Community, Parents or Student) $12

International Baccalaureate (IB) Exam Cost Breakdown
2014-2015 Arizona IB Fee Waiver Memo and Assurance Form

AP Test Fee program funds may not be used to pay advanced placement test candidate registration fees on behalf of low-income students. Therefore, the candidate registration fees charged by the International Baccalaureate Organization are not allowable costs under this program for FY 2015. This is a continuing federal requirement by the US Department of Education for the AP Test Fee Waiver Program for 2014-2015.

IB Exam Fee Breakdown for Eligible Low-Income Students
2014 – 2015 School Year

Total Cost Per Exam

$110
Cost Component Amount Per Exam
Federal Subsidy (AP Test Fee Waiver Program) $98
Local Contribution (e.g. District, School, Community, Parents or Student) $12

 
Cambridge International A & AS Exam Cost Breakdown
2014-2015 Arizona Cambridge A and AS Fee Waiver Memo and Assurance Form

AP Test Fee program funds may not be used to pay advanced placement test candidate registration fees on behalf of low-income students. Therefore, the candidate registration fees charged by the Cambridge International Examinations are not allowable costs under this program for FY 2015. This is a continuing federal requirement by the US Department of Education for the AP Test Fee Waiver Program for 2014-2015.

Cambridge A Level Exam Fee Breakdown for Eligible Low-Income Students
2014 – 2015 School Year

Total Cost Per A Level Exam

$119.30

Cost Component

Amount Per Exam

Federal Subsidy (AP Test Fee Waiver Program)

$107.30

Local Contribution (e.g. District, School, Community, Parents or Student)

$12

 

Cambridge AS Level Exam Fee Breakdown for Eligible Low-Income Students
2014 – 2015 School Year

Total Cost Per AS Level Exam

$78.20

Cost Component

Amount Per Exam

Federal Subsidy (AP Test Fee Waiver Program)

$66.20

Local Contribution (e.g. District, School, Community, Parents or Student)

$12

Prior Years AP Test Fee Waiver Program Notices
School Year 2013-2014
School Year 2012-2013

If you would like to be added to our email list to receive a first-alert notification of AP updates, please send your name, email, and school/district (if applicable) to [email protected].

Updated 9/8/2015

2014 Spring Advanced Placement, IB, and CIE A & AS Test Fee Waiver

The Arizona Department of Education is receiving federal grant funds to provide partial Advanced Placement (AP) exams, International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, and Cambridge International (CIE) A and/or AS exam fee waivers for AP, IB, and CIE students eligible for the Federal Free and Reduced Price Meal Program. Due to a decrease in the amount of federal funds available through this program, there will need to be a local contribution (which could be covered by the district, school, community, parent or student) of $18 provided towards the final cost for each exam taken by an eligible student.

Please email your signed AP Assurance Form to [email protected], or fax your signed form to (602) 364-0902.

FY14 AP Test Fee Assurance Form for AP, IB and Cambridge International Exams
fillable form – due May 8, 2014

AP Exam Cost Breakdown
2013-2014 Arizona AP Fee Waiver Memo and Assurance Form

AP Exam Fee Breakdown for Eligible Low-Income Students
2013 – 2014 School Year

Total Cost Per Exam

$89
Cost Component Amount Per Exam
Federal Subsidy (AP Test Fee Waiver Program) $37
College Board Fee Reduction $26
Waived Administration Fee $8
Local Contribution (e.g. District, School, Community, Parents or Student) $18

International Baccalaureate (IB) Exam Cost Breakdown
2013-2014 Arizona IB Fee Waiver Memo and Assurance Form

AP Test Fee program funds may not be used to pay advanced placement test candidate registration fees on behalf of low-income students. Therefore, the candidate registration fees charged by the International Baccalaureate Organization are not allowable costs under this program for FY 2014. This is a continuing federal requirement by the US Department of Education for the AP Test Fee Waiver Program for 2013-2014.

IB Exam Fee Breakdown for Eligible Low-Income Students
2013 – 2014 School Year

Total Cost Per Exam

$108
Cost Component Amount Per Exam
Federal Subsidy (AP Test Fee Waiver Program) $90
Local Contribution (e.g. District, School, Community, Parents or Student) $18

 
Cambridge International A & AS Exam Cost Breakdown
2013-2014 Arizona Cambridge A and AS Fee Waiver Memo and Assurance Form

AP Test Fee program funds may not be used to pay advanced placement test candidate registration fees on behalf of low-income students. Therefore, the candidate registration fees charged by the Cambridge International Examinations are not allowable costs under this program for FY 2014. This is a continuing federal requirement by the US Department of Education for the AP Test Fee Waiver Program for 2013-2014.

Cambridge A Level Exam Fee Breakdown for Eligible Low-Income Students
2013 – 2014 School Year

Total Cost Per A Level Exam

$86

Cost Component

Amount Per Exam

Federal Subsidy (AP Test Fee Waiver Program)

$68

Local Contribution (e.g. District, School, Community, Parents or Student)

$18

 

Cambridge AS Level Exam Fee Breakdown for Eligible Low-Income Students
2013 – 2014 School Year

Total Cost Per AS Level Exam

$57

Cost Component

Amount Per Exam

Federal Subsidy (AP Test Fee Waiver Program)

$39

Local Contribution (e.g. District, School, Community, Parents or Student)

$18

Prior Years AP Test Fee Waiver Program Notices
School Year 2012-2013

If you would like to be added to our email list to receive a first-alert notification of AP updates, please send your name, email, and school/district (if applicable) to [email protected].

Updated 4/16/2014

Phoenix Desert AP Summer Institutes

The Phoenix Desert APSI* is proud to announce the dates for our summer institutes for summer 2014. This is our eleventh year serving the Arizona schools by providing College Board* endorsed summer institutes in Tucson, Phoenix and this year Yuma. We are proud to partner in Tucson with the Tucson Unified School District, in Yuma with the Yuma Union High School District and in Phoenix with the Paradise Valley Unified School District to bring you these outstanding institutes. Our presenters are trained and endorsed by the College Board*. Last year our institutes were attended by teachers across Arizona as well as sixteen other states and ten countries. We invite you to join us this summer. Download this AP Flyer for more information and registration.

The Tucson Institute will be held:
June 18-21, 2014 (Wednesday through Saturday)
Tucson High Magnet School
400 N. 2nd Avenue, Tucson, AZ, 85705.

The Yuma Institute will be held:
June 23-26, 2014 (Monday through Thursday)
Gila Ridge High School
7150 E 24th Street, Yuma, AZ 85365

The Phoenix Institute will be held:
July 14-17, 2014 (Monday through Thursday)
At Pinnacle High School
3535 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix. AZ 85050

For questions, call 602.992.2375 or email Director, Vicki Musen at [email protected] www.phoenixdesertsi.com.

2013-2014 AP Test Fee Waiver Program

Phoenix Desert Summer Institute ~ Gifted Strategies for Teachers

2013 Spring AP, IB, and CIE A & AS Test Fee Waiver

The Arizona Department of Education is receiving federal grant funds to provide partial Advanced Placement (AP) exams, International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, and Cambridge International (CIE) A and/or AS exam fee waivers for AP, IB, and CIE students eligible for the Federal Free and Reduced Price Meal Program. Due to a decrease in the amount of federal funds available through this program, for the first time there will need to be a local contribution (which could be covered by the district, school, community, parent or student) of $10 provided towards the final cost for each exam taken by an eligible student.

FY13 AP Test Fee Assurance Form for AP, IB and Cambridge International Exams

AP Exam Cost Breakdown

2012-2013 Arizona AP Fee Waiver Memo and Assurance Form 

AP Exam Fee Breakdown for Eligible Low-Income Students: 
2012-2013 School Year

Total Cost Per Exam

$89
Cost Component Amount Per Exam
Federal Subsidy (AP Test Fee Waiver Program) $45
College Board Fee Reduction $26
Waived Administration Fee $8
Local Contribution (e.g. District, School, Community, Parents or Student) $10

 

IB Exam Cost Breakdown

2012-2013 Arizona IB Fee Waiver Memo and Assurance Form

Please note the following important change: For FY 2013, AP Test Fee program funds may not be used to pay advanced placement test candidate registration fees on behalf of low-income students. Therefore, the candidate registration fees charged by the International Baccalaureate Organization are not allowable costs under this program for FY 2013. This is now a new federal requirement by the US Department of Education for the AP Test Fee Waiver Program for 2012-2013.

IB Exam Fee Breakdown for Eligible Low-Income Students:
2012-2013 School Year

Total Cost Per Exam

$104
Cost Component Amount Per Exam
Federal Subsidy (AP Test Fee Waiver Program) $94
Local Contribution (e.g. District, School, Community, Parents or Student) $10

 

Cambridge International A & AS Exam Cost Breakdown

2012-2013 Arizona Cambridge A and AS Fee Waiver Memo and Assurance Form

Please note the following important change: For FY 2013, AP Test Fee program funds may not be used to pay advanced placement test candidate registration fees on behalf of low-income students. Therefore, the candidate registration fees charged by the Cambridge International Examinations are not allowable costs under this program for FY 2013. This is now a new federal requirement by the US Department of Education for the AP Test Fee Waiver Program for 2012-2013.

 

Cambridge A Level Exam Fee Breakdown for Eligible Low-Income Students: 
2012-2013 School Year

Total Cost Per A Level Exam

$81

Cost Component

Amount Per Exam

Federal Subsidy (AP Test Fee Waiver Program)

$71

Local Contribution (e.g. District, School, Community, Parents or Student)

$10

Cambridge AS Level Exam Fee Breakdown for Eligible Low-Income Students: 
2012-2013 School Year

Total Cost Per AS Level Exam

$53.50

Cost Component

Amount Per Exam

Federal Subsidy (AP Test Fee Waiver Program)

$43.50

Local Contribution (e.g. District, School, Community, Parents or Student)

$10

 
If you would like to be added to our email list to receive a first-alert notification of AP updates, please send your name, email, and school/district (if applicable) to [email protected].

2013 Spring AP / IB and CIE A & AS Test Fee Waiver

The Arizona Department of Education is receiving federal grant funds to provide partial AP exam fee waivers for Advanced Placement students eligible for the Federal Free and Reduced Price Meal Program. Due to a decrease in the amount of federal funds available through this program, for the first time there will need to be a local contribution (which could be covered by the district, school, community, parent or student) of $10 provided towards the final cost for each exam taken by an eligible student.

If you would like to be added to our email list to receive a first-alert notification, please send your name, email, and school/district (if applicable) to [email protected].

Phoenix Desert AP Summer Institutes, June 2013

2011-12 AP Assurance Form

2011-12 AP Assurance Form