The Advanced Placement Program Overview

  • Advanced Placement (AP) is a rigorous academic program built on the commitment, passion, and hard work of students and educators from both secondary schools and higher education. Since 1955, the AP Program has enabled millions of students to take college-level courses and exams and to earn college credit or placement while still in high school.



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Teacher Courses at Elgin High School

  • For information regarding your student's coursework in a course in the Family Consumer Sciences Department, log in to U-46 Canvas Dashboard to access individual teacher courses. 

    Canvas Link

    Click the icon to be redirected to the U-46 Canvas log-in. 

Contact Information

  • Elgin High School
    For questions specific to exam registration and testing at Elgin High School, contact Assistant Principal Mr. Matthew Sugrue.
    (847) 888-5100 x8100


    College Board Contact
    For questions regarding the College Board account, the AP Student Dashboard, or exam results contact College Board representatives.
    (888) 225-5427