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AP Central

Advanced Placement (AP) courses are offered at all district high schools.  AP courses are taught by highly qualified teachers and cover college-level material in order to prepare students for the College Board's AP Exam.  Many colleges and universities offer credit for passing scores on AP Exams.


The College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) has resources that help students prepare for college.

College Board

The College Board website not only offers information about SAT and AP testing, but a variety of other college-preparatory resources.

Durham Public Schools' SAT Preparation

Includes links to free sites for SAT preparation compiled by Durham Public Schools.

Hillside High School International Baccalaureate Programme

Hillside High School is home to DPS's International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme.  IB is a rigorous academic course of study that is recognized internationally as an exceptional preparation for the university level.  This in-depth academic study offers a challenging high school experience and the potential to earn college credit.  This link will take you to Hillside's IB homepage.

NC Governor's School

Governor's School is a summer enrichment program for gifted students in a variety of academic areas.  Students are challenged to solve problems and indulge intellectual curiosities.  This nomination-based program is an excellent opportunity for advanced academic experiences for gifted students.

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Summer Opportunities

The NAGC is a national advocacy group for gifted children.  There are numerous opportunities and programs for gifted students you can access from this page.

North Carolina Association for the Gifted & Talented (NCAGT) Awards & Scholarships

The NCAGT is an advocacy group that strives to support the needs of AIG students in North Carolina.  This site has great resources pertaining to gifted education.  The "Awards & Scholarships" page provides an overview of recognition that the NCAGT awards.