The AP Computer Science A Exam assesses student understanding of the computational thinking practices and learning objectives outlined in the course framework. The exam is 3 hours long and includes 40 multiple-choice questions and 4 free-response questions. As part of the exam, students will be given the Java Quick Reference (see Appendix), which lists accessible methods from the Java library that may be included in the exam.
Important Information and Dates
Test Cost: $96 per AP test.
1st week of school: Join AP Computer Science class through College Board’s website using the class code AVD7DV . This will also register you for the exam in the spring.
November 1st: $40 deposit due for the exam through Los Alamos.
April 15th: rest of the test cost due ($56).
Early May: AP Exams