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Advanced Placement (AP)

Last Updated: 6/4/2020 9:03 PM

Because of the Coronavirus situation,  AP has changed how their exams will be administered this year.  Please follow the links below for information about exam dates as well as how to take the exam


AP Updates for Schools Affected by Covid-19

FAQ's About AP Changes


The main changes are:

  • Exams can be taken at home
  • Will be taken online  (computer or tablet, smartphone; or can hand-write it and take a picture to upload)
  • Will be about 45 minutes in length
  • Will be free-response
  • Will be open book/open note

Please watch this 5 minute video on how to take the AP Exams this year. 

Additional information regarding AP Exams can be found here


Thunder Ridge AP Testing Schedule - 2019/2020 (revised Per COVID-19)


Date Test Time Location
Mon, May 11, 2020 US Government 2:00 PM Virtual
Tues, May 12, 2020

Calculus AB

Calculus BC

12:00 PM


Wed, May 13, 2020

English Literature

12:00 PM Virtual
Thur, May 14, 2020 Chemistry 12:00 PM Virtual
Thur, May 14, 2020 Physics 1 2:00 PM Virtual
Fri, May 15, 2020 US History 12:00 PM Virtual
Mon, May 18, 2020 Biology 12:00 PM Virtual
Wed, May 20, 2020 English Language 12:00 PM Virtual
Thurs, May 21, 2020 World History 12:00 PM Virtual
Fri, May 22, 2020 Statistics 12:00 PM Virtual



Thunder Ridge High School is excited to offer 11 Advanced Placement (AP) classes!


This year students will need to sign up to take the AP exam by October 15, 2019.  If students sign up late, cancel or no-show to their exam, they will need to pay a $40 fee.


To sign up to take the exam students will need to sign into MyAP using their College Board account.  They will use their "join code" provided by their AP teacher, to add their class.  You will see a REGISTER button in your class section view in MyAP after you join your class sections.  Clicking this button will let your coordinator know that you plan to take the exam, and they will order it for you. 


  • AP Coordinator - Thomas Kramer
  • AP US Government - Mr. Lords, Mrs. Bohrer, Mr. Anderson
  • AP Chemistry - Mr. Hummer
  • AP Physics - Mr. Nelson
  • AP English Literature - Mrs. Payne
  • AP US History - Mr. Hagert
  • AP Biology - Mr. Cutler
  • AP Calculus AB - Mr. Facer
  • AP Calculus BC - Mrs. Woods
  • AP English Language - Mr. Dunnells
  • AP World History - Mrs. Payne
  • AP Statistics - Mrs. Cannon


Please remember that the State of Idaho will pay for your AP tests through the Advanced Opportunities Fund.  You must request funding directly through the State of Idaho Advanced Opportunities website. If you have never accessed the portal before or are having difficulty processing your request, please access directions listed below or contact the counseling office at 208-525-4475 to get directions for signing up for Advanced Opportunity funds. 


Click here to go directly to the AP website.

Directions to apply for Advanced Opportunity Funds

Ap 5th Annual Honor Role Recipient
Thunder Ridge High School
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
Phone: 208-523-4739