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Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Test Fee Reimbursement

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

The Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) Test Fee Reimbursement Program removes the financial barriers that prevent many low-income students in high schools from taking the AP and IB course tests. Funding supports the payment of AP and IB test fees for eligible students.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Low-income students who are enrolled in an AP class and plan to take the end-of-course AP exam are eligible to participate in the program. Upon teacher recommendation, a low-income student who has previously taken an AP/IB class but not the exam may also be eligible to participate.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Local educational agencies (LEAs) must document the income eligibility of students participating in the program and maintain documentation of need at the school or LEA site for five years.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible
Age Level(s)
Not applicable

Funding

Legal
Authority
Budget Item 6110-240-0890
Source / Type Federal / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2010-11
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
0000 / 8290
Total Available $4,377,999
Recipient
Amount
Unavailable
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula LEAs will be reimbursed up to $52 dollars for each AP exam, $91 for each IB exam and $140 for IB registration for students whose family imcome does not exceed 185 percent of the poverty income level.

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
January 10, 2011
Due Date June 30, 2011
Expected
Notification Date
November 1, 2011

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r17/apfee10rfa.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/ps/apgen.asp
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r17/documents/aptf10fedresults.xls
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Marjorie McConnell
Phone : 916-323-5830
E-mail : MMCConne@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Maria Romo
Phone : 916-324-5634
E-mail : mromo@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division
Phone : 916-323-6398
Fax : 916-323-2817

Last Modified: May 10, 2011

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