AP Capstone

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