Adopt AP Computer Science Principles
Bring AP Computer Science Principles to your school.
The Growth of AP CSP
AP CSP is making headway in diversifying computer science participation since its launch. The number of female AP CSP students has far outpaced overall growth, with an increase of 136% in 2020, and the number of Black and Latinx students taking AP CSP more than doubled.
Bring AP Computer Science Principles to Your School
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AP Computer Science Principles
AP Computer Science Principles reflects the latest scholarship in the field and provides students with a relevant and engaging learning experience.
"If you learn about computer science, you have the ability to change the world."
Support for Teachers
Celebrating Diversity in AP CSP
Computer Science Recruitment Strategies
Get additional tips for encouraging all students—including those in traditionally underrepresented groups—to enroll in computer science courses.
CSP Recruitment Toolkit
Explore our collection of videos and downloadable resources to share with students, families, and educators to explain the benefits of the course.
AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award
College Board honors schools for expanding young women’s access to AP computer science classes and for the important steps they’re taking to reach gender parity.
AP CSP in the News
News outlets across the country report evidence that the course opens doors to computer science for girls and underrepresented students.
Higher Education Credit and Placement
More than 950 colleges and universities offer credit for qualifying scores on the AP Computer Science Principles Exam.
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