AP Test Information

Registration: The deadline for Registration for AP exams will be ___________. There will be no refund

Cost: $100

*money is available to those students on free/reduced lunch. Charges for those students who qualify for free/reduced lunch $15/exam.

Date: February 6-24

Location: Grand Haven Community Center

Late Testing: Only in extreme circumstances and must be approved by the principal as well as meet the criteria set forth by the AP Policy. There is an extra $60 charge for late testing.

College Board Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD)
If you are a student with a documented disability and have documented special testing accommodations during the regular school day, please contact  Jean Reynolds in Student Services for additional information.
Structure of Exam


The AP Exam questions measure students knowledge of European history and their ability to think historically. Questions are based on key and supporting concepts, course themes, and historical thinking skills.

Format of Assessment

Section I: Part A Multiple Choice | 55 Questions | 55 Minutes | 40% of Exam Score

  • Questions appear in sets of 35.
  • Students analyze historical texts, interpretations, and evidence.
  • Primary and secondary sources, images, graphs, and maps are included.

Section I: Part B Short Answer | 4 Questions | 50 Minutes | 20% of Exam Score

  • Questions provide opportunities for students to demonstrate what they know best.
  • Some questions include texts, images, graphs, or maps.

Section II: Part B Document Based | 1 Questions | 55 Minutes | 25% of Exam Score

  • Analyze and synthesize historical data.
  • Assess written, quantitative, or visual materials as historical evidence.

Section II: Part B Long Essay | 1 Questions | 35 Minutes | 15% of Exam Score

  • Students select one question among two.
  • Explain and analyze significant issues in European history.
  • Develop an argument supported by an analysis of historical evidence.
Contact Information:
Grand Haven Testing Coordinator, Connie VanSchelven:  850-6171
AP European Teacher, Scott Sweet-Christian:  850-6250

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