Advanced Placement (AP) Courses are offered in U.S. History, World History, Physics 1 & 2, Biology, English Literature and Composition, Calculus AB & BC, Spanish Language and Studio Art. An accelerated mathematics program is offered beginning in junior high school. Honors and IB tracks are not offered.

In 2013, students earned the following AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams: seven students received the AP Scholar with Honor Award for earning an average grade of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken, and grades of 3 or higher on 4 or more of these exams; nine students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP exams with grades of 3 or higher.

 

Five-Year School Score Summary

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Total AP Students

77

99

110

120

117

Number of Exams

129

175

181

179

190

AP Students with Scores of 3+

59

72

77

88

92

% of Total AP Students with Scores of 3+

76.6

72.7

70.0

73.30

78.6

Every year, BCS students take exams for which they have studied individually (for example Statistics, Chinese, Chemistry).