San Leandro High School

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835 E. 14th Street, Suite 200
San Leandro, CA 94577
Phone: 510-667-3500
Fax: 510-667-6234

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AP Programs

Advance Placement Course and Exam Info

AP Exam Info

Action Items NOW:

  • Complete the Following 4 steps
  • Calendar the date and time. The time for the at-home digital exams are EASTERN STANDARD TIME. Please be sure to note the 3 hour time difference. For example a 12:00pm exam EST, will actually start at 9:00am Pacific Time. 

Step 1: Download and Install the Digital Testing App and Login – If you are using a personal device, visit the AP download page to start this process immediately.  Students who do not have the testing app will not be able to test.

Step 2: Practice – There are two opportunities for Digital Practice. We highly recommend that students attempt at least one of the options before exam day.

Step 3: Complete Exam Setup for Each Digital Exam – Starting 3 days before exam day and no later than the day before, student need to complete the setup steps in the Digital Testing Application with the device on which they plan to take the exam.

Step 4: Check-In on Exam Day – Students must check in for the exam 30 minutes before the official start time.

Course List

San Leandro High School has the following Advanced Placement courses authorized through CollegeBoard:Full description of each course can be found in the Course Catalog.

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP Computer Science Principles 
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP French
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP Microeconomics
  • AP Physics
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Studio Art
  • AP United States Government
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History

AP Summer Assignments

AP 2- D Art and Design

No Summer Assignment

AP Biology

No Summer Assignment

AP Calculus AB

No Summer Assignment

AP Chemistry

Please read and complete the attached packed. The assignment is due the first day of class and is a course requirement. 

AP Chinese Language and Culture
To prepare for AP Chinese, it is highly suggested you do some review over the summer. There is one assignment on this Google Doc, but you should also plan to regularly interact with the Mandarin language in some way to keep up your skills. That can be reading news or stories, watching shows or videos, listening to audio recordings, or practicing writing. There are many resources online to help you improve your Mandarin, but the following is a selection of options.
为了准备AP中文课,我强烈建议你暑假时复习一下中文。你只要做一个任务(看Google Doc),但你还应该为了保持你说中文的能力来计划以某种方式来复习中文。你可以看新闻、阅读故事、看电视节目或别的视频、听录音或者练习写作。在网上能找到许多资源来帮你,但以下有一些选择。
AP Computer Science A

Please complete the assigned module, which will cover the basic concepts of programming. More information on accessing the module can be found here >>

AP Computer Science Principles

Please complete the assigned module to introduce you to the basic concepts of the course. More information is here >>

AP Language and Composition

Please complete the summer assignments linked below. Complete only the assignment for your teacher. Do not do both assignments. The assignment is due the first day of class.

Ms. Brandon’s summer assignment >>

Mr. Lopez-Cepero’s summer assignment >>

AP Literature and Composition

Read at least one of the novels from the attached list. As you read, you may want to take notes on: plot, theme and the literary techniques the author uses. Notes will not be collected but you can use them to prepare for your essay.  You will be writing an essay on the novel in the first weeks of class.

AP Environmental Science

Please see the attached document for information about the summer assignment. 

AP French Language and Culture

No summer assignment.

AP Macro- or Mico-Economics

To be updated shortly.

AP Physics 1

No summer assignment.

AP Psychology

To ensure that you are ready for the first days of class, I have created the following summer assignment. This 3 Part Summer Assignment will be collected, in its entirety, on the first day of class; which is August 18th 2021.

AP Spanish Language and Culture

Will be updated shortly.

AP Statistics

Here are just a few things to do before we meet in August at the start of school.

AP US Government and Politics

To ensure that you are ready for the first days of class, I have created the following summer assignment. This 4 Part Summer Assignment will be collected, in its entirety, the first day of class; which is August 18th, 2021.

AP US History

The purpose of the summer assignment is to introduce you to the early topics of AP U.S. History and begin to prepare you for the rigorous nature of the course. In addition, the summer assignment will begin your work on skills such as reading, note-taking, primary source analysis, and writing.  Ultimately, completing this assignment is one more way to prepare you for the exam in May.

Read this FIRST >>

Access all AP USH summer assignment materials here >>

AP World History: Modern

The summer assignment NOT required to be completed over the summer but is highly suggested because you will be accountable for learning this anyway shortly after we return to school in August – and TESTED on it for a grade! None of this will be collected for points. Demonstrate what you know through the exams: College scholars don’t turn in homework but do it to study & be successful!   

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