AP Exam & College in High School

    2022-23 AP Testing and CHS Information

     Although we will do our best to keep this information updated, changes may occur to the schedule (date/time) and location of AP tests.  CiHS information is below.

    Our goal is for all Lake Stevens graduates to receive an education that prepares them to continue their education at the college level. Nationally, only about 50% of the students who begin college graduate within ten years. Preparing students to begin college is not good enough. They must have the skills, knowledge, attitudes and work ethic to complete college. In higher education, students must make connections among disciplines, integrate the knowledge and skills from all the disciplines, and apply them effectively to new and unfamiliar challenges. One way we work toward this goal is through the Advanced Placement (AP) and College in the High School (CHS) programs at Lake Stevens High School.

    LSHS AP Exam Information 2023 (updated September 14, 2022)




    Exam Title (Time)

    Monday, May 1

    US Government and Politics (8am)


    Chemistry (12pm)

    Tuesday, May 2

    Psychology (12pm)

    Wednesday, May 3

    English Literature & Composition (8am)


    Computer Science A (12pm)

    Thursday, May 4

    Statistics (12pm)

    Friday, May 5

    European History (8am)


    US History (8am)


    Art History (12pm)

    Monday, May 8

    Calculus AB (8am)


    Calculus BC (8am)

    Tuesday, May 9

    English Language & Composition (8am)

    Thursday, May 11

    Physics (12pm)

    Friday, May 12

    Music Theory (8am)


    Physics 2 (12pm)

    Calendar View of AP Exams offered at LSHS:


    Mon, May 1

    8am - US Gov’t & Politics

    12pm - Chemistry

    Tues, May 2

    12pm - Psychology

    Wed, May 3

    8am - Eng Lit & Comp

    12pm - Computer  Science

    Thurs, May 4

    12pm - Statistics

    Fri, May 5

    8am - European History

    8am - US History

    12pm Art History

    Mon, May 8

    8am - Calculus AB

    8am - Calculus BC

    Tues, May 9

    8am - Eng Lang & Comp

    Wed, May 10

    Thurs, May 11

    12pm - Physics

    Fri, May 12

    8am - Music Theory

    12pm Physics 2

     Any questions/concerns?  Contact Emily Chilson at emily_chilson@lkstevens.wednet.edu or 360-913-2005 or for specific payment questions: Lorri Davidson, lorri_davidson@lkstevens.wednet.edu, 425-335-1515


    Please read this important information about the Advanced Placement Exam ordering, 2022-2023 school year

     The College Board recently announced significant changes to the AP exam ordering process, deadlines, late fees and cancellation fees that will be mandated for all schools and all students (effective as of 2019-2020 school year).  Please keep in mind that these changes are being mandated by the College Board and were not decided by the Lake Stevens School District or Lake Stevens High School. It is very important that all families are aware of these changes as students consider registering for AP exams. For more information go to this link.

    Student Action Needed:  Create a College Board Account  -   Students will need a College Board account to join their AP class section and to register for AP exams.

    Do you already have a College Board account?  -  Many students may already have a College Board account. All College Board programs are connected through one account.  If an account was created for Advanced Placement exams, PSAT/NMSQT or SAT exams, you will use this account information.  If an account needs to be created, students may do this at this page.  Parents should not create an account for the student.

    Fall 2022 – AP Registration

    All AP classes have been added to student accounts, accessible on the Lake Stevens School District Online Payment site.  Please double check with your student about the classes they are enrolled in. 

    • Registration Deadline Change: the College Board made a significant change in the deadline for registration (in 2019); the deadline for paying is now November 3. There are two steps required for students/parents to register for AP tests:

    1) Students will first need to use the Class Code (provided by their teacher) to join their class through their College Board account on myap.collegeboard.org.  

    2) Payment(s)* can  be made online through the Lake Stevens School District Online Payment Site for the AP Exams your student plans to take.  All AP courses are listed once you log on to this site.  If you have any questions, please contact Emily Chilson (360-913-2005 or at emily_chilson@lkstevens.wednet.edu).

    Payment for each AP exam is $97.00* (please note - there is a $1.50 fee to pay online).

    *Students who qualify can waive all AP testing fees; please check with Mrs. Chilson to see if you qualify by emailing emily_chilson@lkstevens.wednet.edu or calling 360-913-2005 prior to submitting payment.  

    Helpful Tips for the LSSD Online Payment Site:

    - Only paying for one student?  If so, we recommend using the instructions labeled "For Students" (this only requires student ID# for username and last name in all caps for the password)

    - Reminder: please make sure you select the student's correct class/exam and teacher  

    • Please note – tests will be administered at the Lake Stevens District Office, depending on the number of tests purchased per subject and following all current guidelines recommended by April 2023**.  Information about the location will be updated closer to the Spring.

     **Changes in test format or location will be communicated by email. 

     Cancellation and Late Fees mandated by College Board: 

    • Students who register for an exam after November 3, 2022 will pay a $40 per exam late fee.

     Accommodations on AP Tests

    If you believe you might qualify for accommodations for the exam, please contact Mrs. Chilson in advance (the deadline is mid-January) - students who have a documented disability that impacts their AP testing and needs an accommodation (and regularly receives that accommodation on other tests at LSHS) can request accommodations through the College Board.  This can be done through the school or by parent/student; more information here.

    Please continue to look for additional information on this page as we progress into the school year.


    College in the High School (CHS) information

    Lake Stevens High School has partnered with Everett Community College and University of Washington to offer College in the High School (CHS) credits.  Please check the LSHS Advanced Course Offerings for more information about courses here.

    EVCC logo                                       UW                          EDCC

    Everett Community College

    How to Apply to College in the High School (CHS)

    New Students

    Only new students need to apply to EvCC to participate in the CHS program. We identify new students as those who a) have never applied to the program or b) applied in previous years but never registered for a CHS class. The latter means their student account was not converted to the new system.

    To apply, students must use the EvCC online application and follow the step-by-step instructions outlined in our CHS Application and Registration Information webpage. This will ensure that their application and records are processed for CHS. We also created a How to Apply for EvCC CHS PDF guide.

    Returning Students

    Returning students do not need to re-apply to the college! 

    They will need to activate their ctcLink account using their old EvCC student ID (SID) number. Students should review our How to Activate Your ctcLink Account page for instructions.

    How to Register for CHS Classes

    Another major change this year is that students will register online using the same registration system as the general population. Below are important things to keep in mind.

    • Students will register for classes by using a class number. CHS classes are currently being built. Teachers will get their class number(s) to distribute to their students and we will have a list of 2022-2023 CHS classes on our website. CHS classes are not featured in the EvCC Class Schedule.

    • Students will register by using the ctcLink mobile app OR using the ctcLink mobile-friendly website.  

    • Registration will open on November 15, 2022, and close on a date TBD. 

    • Registration information can be found on our CHS Application and Registration Information webpage and in our How to Register for CHS PDF guide.

    • The online registration system has a maximum limit of 20 credits. Students will need to fill out a Google Form on the EvCC website if they exceed the maximum credit limit. The form is only for students that need to register for over 20 credits.

    How to Pay for CHS Classes

    Students will have a variety of payment options for CHS classes. The options and deadlines mirror what EvCC offers all students.

    • Pay online with a credit card or via phone with a credit card or debit card.

    • Tuition Payment Plan - deadline TBD.

    • EvCC CHS Fee Waiver - form must be completed and submitted by a certain date TBD. 

    College in the High School Information Sessions

    Attend an information session to learn more about the College in the High School program, requirements, benefits, and admissions. We are offering virtual information sessions for the 2022-2023 academic year. Registration and Zoom information coming soon! 

    • Thursday, October 6, 2022 | 3 p.m.
    • Thursday, October 20, 2022 | 3 p.m.
    • Thursday, October 27, 2022 | 3 p.m.
    • Thursday, January 19, 2023 | 3 p.m.
    • Thursday, February 2, 2023 | 3 p.m.
    • Thursday, March 2, 2023 | 3 p.m.

    Sesiones informativas en español
    Asista a una sesion informativa virtual para estudiantes de la escuela secundaria y familias. Aprenda sobre los requisitos y beneficios del programa, el proceso de solicitud, y clases de doble credito. Información de inscripsción para las sesiones proximamente. 

    • Miercoles, 19 de octubre de 2022 | 3 p.m.
    • Miercoles, 1 de enero de 2023 | 3 p.m.

    University of Washington

    After a student’s course begins, the teacher will distribute a registration form and a registration fact sheet to students who are eligible to register for UW credit.  Students can register online, by phone, or by mail - please visit the UW site for more information.

    For the 2022–2023 school year, the registration deadline for first-semester and year long courses is ____. The deadline for second-semester courses is ____. There are no deadline extensions, and late registrations are not accepted.

    Through UWHS, students can earn UW credit at less than a quarter of on-campus rates. For the 2022–23 school year, fees to register for UW credit for five- and four- credit courses are:

    Course fee for a 5-credit course: $330 ($66/credit)

    Registration fee: $45

    Total fees for one 5-credit course: $375

    You pay the registration fee just once per registration period, whether you register for a single course or several.

    Payment is due in full at the time of registration. There are no payment plans or deadline extensions. Financial aid and scholarships are not available. 


    Edmonds Community College

     Music Appreciation

    The 2021-22 tuition for a 5 credit Edmonds College CHS class is $215. There is no other cost for you and some partial tuition scholarships are available. Admission and the Edmonds College placement exam, if needed, are free. Note: should you need to retake the Edmonds College placement exam, there is a $25 retake fee.

    Assistance is available by contacting the CHS Director at plemay@edmonds.edu.

    Registration info with deadlines is unavailable (as of 10/6/21) - check back here: https://www.edmonds.edu/highschool/chs/faq.html#q17