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Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Test Fee Reimbursement

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

Funding Description

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.


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


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 Request for Applications (CA Dept of Education) []
Background Advanced Placement []
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable


Program Marjorie McConnell, 916-323-5830,
Fiscal Maria Romo, 916-324-5634,
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-323-6398 (phone), 916-323-2817 (fax)
Last Modified: May 10, 2011

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