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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 income-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 2013-14
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
0000 / 8290
Total Available $10,757,186
Recipient
Amount
See allocation formula
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Local educational agencies (LEAs) will be reimbursed up to $45 dollars for each AP exam and $94 dollars for each IB exam 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 30, 2013

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/gs/ps/apgen.asp
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r17/ap13fundingresults.asp
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Dianna Gutierrez-Becha
Phone : 916-445-7755
E-mail : dgutierrez@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Tonika Washington
Phone : 916-445-1710
E-mail : twashington@cde.ca.gov
Division Career & College Transition Division
Phone : 916-323-6398
Fax : 916-323-2817

Last Modified: April 2, 2014

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