Assessment Update

News & Info for PSAT, SAT, ACT, TSI & AP Exams in Willis ISD

Spring 2020

What you'll find here:

On this page, you'll find the most up to date information relating to any exams offered or available to students relating to exams that support students post-high school path.

Advanced Placement in the Era of Covid-19 (Spring 2020)

Spring AP Exam Changes

ADVANCED PLACEMENT EXAMS

Your AP teacher at Willis High School will also continue instruction of their curriculum with you through online learning platforms and will be in touch with you concerning course work at WHS, below are updated iniformation from College Board about exams, content, and available resources.


  • On Friday, 03/20/2020, College Board announced updates to this year's AP Exams.

  • Students can take a 45-minute open note online exam at home using any device (Computer, ChromeBook, Tablet, or smartphone); please let your AP teacher know if you don't have access to any of these

  • The exam will only include topics and skills most AP teachers and students have already covered in class by early March; Beginning March 25, students will have access to free, live AP review lessons, delivered by master AP teachers from across the country. The lessons will focus on reviewing the skills and concepts from the first 75% of the course. The link for the lessons is HERE.

  • Specific test dates and the free-response question types will be posted on AP by April 3.

  • College Board will unlock any relevant free-response questions in AP Classroom for digital use so students may access all practice questions of the type that will appear on the exam.

  • There will be 2 different testing dates that will be announced; students may choose their date; work with your AP Teacher on their suggestion as to the date you should select

  • AP will continue to support students with free resources through exam day on AP Classroom. While we encourage students to wait until close to the test date to decide, any student already registered for an exam can choose to cancel at no charge.


Above are the major points we wanted you to know. You may view the full information shared by College Board HERE.

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Advanced Placement (AP) YouTube Learning Playlists are Live!

AP Master Teachers from across the country began posting daily review classes/lessons on March 25 on the AP YouTube Channel. They are available for each and every AP exam.

https://www.youtube.com/user/advancedplacement/playlists

WILLIS ISD ADVANCED ACADEMICS

Amy Rogers, M.Ed. SpEd/Gifted & Talented

Advanced Academics Coordinator