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Advanced Placement Incentives Program
Funding for this program is no longer available for the 20-21 school year and beyond.
The Advanced Placement Incentives Program C.R.S. 22-95-105 (PDF), The Advanced Placement Incentives Program C.R.S. 22-95-105, AP Incentives, began during the 2014-15 academic year. The program is designed to incentivize the implementation and/or expansion of Advanced Placement programs in order to build capacity for increased Advanced Placement participation in rural and small rural school districts across Colorado.
During the 2018 legislative session, the Advanced Placement Incentives Program (HB18-1193) was extended for 3 years to 2021. Extend Advanced Placement Incentives Program C.R.S. 22-95-102.
Distribution of Incentives
To date, the AP Incentives Program has awarded $1,187,500 in incentives to twenty six participating high schools in twenty three school districts across Colorado. These districts and schools represent a diverse cross-section of Colorado’s rural and small rural school districts Rural and Small Rural Designation list and for the 2018-19 school year, the program served 475 students in reaching their Advanced Placement goals.
Funding priority goes to rural and small rural public high schools with a percentage of students who are eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch exceeding the statewide high school average of 41%
- Colorado Revised Statute 22-95-101 Advanced Placement Incentive Program
- House Bill 18-1193 Extend Advanced Placement Incentives Program
- House Bill 14-1118 Advanced Placement Incentive Program
- Rural and Small Rural Designation List