Lake Washington High School will be the first school in the Lake Washington School District to offer an AP Capstone Diploma.
What is AP Capstone? Here is a brief overview:
■Advanced Placement's new diploma program
■Signifies you completed a certain set of requirements in high school to earn an advanced diploma (in addition to your basic high school diploma)
■Similar to IB (International Baccalaureate)
■Requires you take a certain number of AP classes and meet certain requirements to earn the AP Capstone advanced diploma
■Specifically there are two foundation courses : AP Seminar and AP Research to enhance four subject-specific AP courses (in any subject) for a total of six AP courses
To find out more about what an AP Capstone Diploma is take a look at the Power Point presentation. click here