AP and Honors Classes

Menlo-Atherton High School offers 18+ Advanced Placement (AP) courses. We continue to expand our AP offerings so that more of our student population will be exposed to the challenge of college-level work through the Advanced Placement curriculum.

In 2014, 1280 AP tests were taken by 528 students with 87% scoring a passing grade of 3 or higher and 35% scoring a top grade of 5.

Our AP Courses
  • Art History
  • Art Studio 2-D
  • Art Studio 3-D
  • English Composition/Language
  • English Literature
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Statistics
  • Computer Science: Java
  • Computer Science:Principles
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Physics
  • European History
  • U.S. History
  • French Language
  • Latin Language
  • Spanish Language
  • Spanish Literature (alternating years)
  • Mandarin (pending)
We offer three honors classes; AS Chemistry, AS English III, and AS Physics. These accelerated classes offer the extra point towards a student’s GPA like AP classes. Please note, an earned grade of a D or F does not give the student the extra point.

AP Course Resources

The following PDF includes a brief description of our courses, course pre-requisites and estimated workload.

AP Parent Informational Presentation