Advanced Placement Courses

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses

Each AP class is a college-level course taught at Howell High School culminating in the opportunity to take an Advanced Placement examination in May. Students may receive college credits for these courses based upon their AP test score(s). Students are strongly encouraged to take the AP exam in May. There is a fee for these exams, but students may seek financial assistance through their counselor. AP course titles may be found in the Course Selection Book. Listed above each AP class are the prerequisites.

 Howell High School Course Selection Book 

Additional Education Options for our Parents

The following options are offered through groups supported directly or indirectly by the Michigan Department of Education. Families should understand that although HPS relays this information, we do not endorse any specific organization, conference or program.


Michigan Association for Gifted Children

Formerly Michigan Alliance for Gifted Education. The MAGC provides the resources and the know-how to help parents and educators improve the lives of Michigan’s advanced and accelerated children. We are THE source of information, education, advocacy, and support for this diverse community of learners, and the adults who love them. Our organization is all about gifted children and those who are concerned with them. Whatever you’re seeking, be it an article, a link, a contact name, event information or more, we hope you will find it on our web site.

Michigan Association for Gifted Children Events

Options and Support for High Ability, Gifted Students

Contact Ann Grahl, MAGC, 616.365.8230  [email protected]
30250 Grand River, Farmington Hills, MI 48336 

WCAGE (Washtenaw County Association for Gifted Education)

All Livingston County families are encouraged to participate in the WCAGE parent group. WCAGE is dedicated to providing leadership, advocacy and support of differentiated education and services for the purpose of meeting the unique needs of gifted, talented and creative students in public and private schools, colleges and universities, and other settings in Michigan.

Contact WCAGE [email protected]

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