Advanced Placement is a program for students willing to apply their inquisitiveness, ability, and persistence to a particular academic area. Intellectually stimulated students can excel in AP classes; however, the program is also beneficial to competent students who succeed through application.
College credits and / or waivers are available through most colleges and universities if a sufficiently high score is achieved on a standardized AP test given at the end of the school year. A fee for the examination is paid in lieu of college tuition for the course. Families can realize a significant economic advantage through a students participation in AP classes.
Venango Catholic offers AP classes in three areas: Biology, Calculus, and English Literature. Teachers of these subjects have received College Board AP certifications. Admission to AP classes is made with permission from the instructor.