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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.

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 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 2011-12
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 0000 / 8290
Total Available $7,231,445
Recipient Amount See allocation formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Local educational agencies (LEAs) will be reimbursed up to $52 dollars for each AP exam, $91 dollars for each IB exam, and $140 dollars for IB registration for students whose family income does not exceed 185 percent of the federal poverty level.

Important Dates

Date Application Available January 10, 2012
Due Date June 30, 2012
Expected Notification Date November 1, 2012

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Advanced Placement [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/ps/apgen.asp]
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Carolyn Hamilton, 916-323-5765, chamilton@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal College Preparation and Postsecondary Programs Office, 916-323-6398
Division Career & College Transition Division, 916-323-6398 (phone), 916-323-2817 (fax)
Last Modified: March 14, 2012

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