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AP Courses

AP and Honors Classes

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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.

We typically administer over 1200 AP tests by over 500 students with the vast majority scoring a passing grade of 3 or higher and many 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 four honors classes; AS Chemistry, AS English III, Chines 4 IV Honors 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

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To learn more about AP courses and requirements, please refer to the College Board website.