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Advanced Placement Courses

Columbia High School offers 14 advanced placement courses (New York State average is 10.6). These courses allow students to produce college-level work while they’re still in high school in a variety of different subjects. And through taking AP Exams, which are held in the spring, students can earn college credit and placement.

Please see below for a list of AP classes at Columbia.


  • AP English 11 Language and Composition
  • AP English 12 Literature and Language

Social Studies:

  • AP World History I
  • AP World History II
  • AP Microeconomics
  • AP United States History
  • AP European History


  • AP Biology
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Physics I
  • AP Physics (Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism)


  • AP Intro Calc I
  • AP Intro Calc II

If you are interested in learning more about advanced placement courses, please speak with your school counselor.