Advanced Placement Courses at ENYFA
AP gives students the chance to tackle college-level work while they're still in high school—whether they're learning online or in the classroom. Our school provides students with an elevated educational experience through the advanced placement program offering up to 10 courses. Through taking AP Exams, students can earn college credit and placement into exceptional college institutions.
AP World History: Modern is an introductory college-level modern world history course. Students cultivate their understanding of world history from c. 1200 CE to the present through analyzing historical sources and learning to make connections and craft historical arguments as they explore concepts like humans and the environment, cultural developments and interactions, governance, economic systems, social interactions and organization, and technology and innovation.
Ms. Pinnock - SPinnock@enyfa.net
Learn the principles that underlie the science of computing and develop the thinking skills that computer scientists use. You’ll work on your own and as part of a team to creatively address real-world issues using the tools and processes of computation.
Skills You'll Learn: Making connections between concepts in computing, Designing a program to solve a problem or complete a task, Designing a program to solve a problem or complete a task, Analyzing computational work, Communicating ideas about technology and computation, Working collaboratively to solve problems
Mr. Habib - ZHabib@enyfa.net
English Literature & Comp.
AP English Literature and Composition aligns to an introductory college level literary course. The course engages students in the close reading and critical analysis of imaginative literature to deepen their understanding of the ways writers use language to provide both meaning and pleasure. The course is designed to help students become skilled readers and writers through engagement with the following requirements: Read complex imaginative literature appropriate for college level study.
Writing an interpretation of a piece of literature that is based on a careful observation of textual details, considering the work structure, style, and themes; the social and historical values it reflects and embodies; and such elements as the use of figurative language, imagery, symbolism, and tone
Ms. Johnson - JJohnson@enyfa.net
United States History
This AP course is for high school students interested in a freshman level college course in United States History. The course provides an opportunity for students who want to sharpen analytical skills and create enduring understandings necessary to deal critically with the issues and concepts related to United States history. Students will learn to analyze historical events and people, and their relevance and importance in the scope of American history.
Mr. Gilmore - TGilmore@enyfa.net
In AP Biology students study the core scientific principles, theories, and processes that govern living organisms and biological systems. You’ll do hands-on laboratory work to investigate natural phenomena. Skills You'll Learn: Designing experiments and procedures to test a prediction or theory, Collecting and analyzing data, Interpreting data to draw conclusions, and Developing and supporting a scientific claim with evidence.
Ms. Alemao - JAlemao@enyfa.net
In AP Statistics, students will to learn how to produce convincing oral and written statistical arguments, using appropriate terminology, in a variety of applied settings, when and how to use technology to aid them in solving statistical problems, develop essential techniques for producing data (surveys, experiments, observational studies), analyzing data (graphical & numerical summaries), modeling data (probability, random variables, sampling distributions), and drawing conclusions from data (inference procedures – confidence intervals and significance tests), and become critical consumers of published statistical results by heightening their awareness of ways in which statistics can be improperly used to mislead, confuse, or distort the truth.
The AP Environmental Science course is the equivalent of a one-semester, introductory college course in environmental science. Students engage with the scientific principles, concepts, and methodologies required to understand the interrelationships of the natural world. The course requires that students identify and analyze natural and human-made environmental problems, evaluate the relative risks associated with these problems, and examine alternative solutions for resolving or preventing them. Environmental science is interdisciplinary, embracing topics from geology, biology, environmental studies, environmental science, chemistry, and geography.
Spanish Language & Culture
Develop your Spanish language skills and learn about the cultures in Spanish-speaking parts of the world. You’ll practice communicating in Spanish and study real-life materials such as newspaper articles, films, music, and books. Skills You'll Learn: Understanding Spanish when you hear it and read it, Holding conversations in real-life situations, Writing stories, letters, emails, essays, and other texts.
Ms. Campos - ACampos@enyfa.net
English Language & Comp.
The AP Language and Composition course outlines the Fundamentals of the English Language and develops students' skills in analytical, argumentative, and syntactical writing. Throughout this course students will analyze periodical works of non-fiction in order to focus on deciphering authors purpose and develop critical thinking skills that will benefit them in college.
Ms. Thomas - BThomas@enyfa.net
AP Capstone is based on a foundation called the QUEST framework. Through a combination of AP Seminar and AP Research, the Capstone diploma program offers you an opportunity to develop and practice your critical and creative thinking skills as you relate real issues to your own lives. You can investigate social problems and offer practical solutions. You can speak out on political matters. Become confident orators and writers as you dive deeper into subjects that interest you.
Ms. Dick - MDick@enyfa.net