Non-FRL Students
AdvanceKentucky will reimburse active schools $42 per exam for all non-FRL enrollments in AP math, science and English.  To be eligible for reimbursement, all student exam intentions must be updated to 'YES' in the AdvanceKentucky Data Portal by March 10. Schools have two options for receiving reimbursement - for more information please contact

FRL Students
Per KDE's website, knowing the federal funding was not available for the 2016-17 school year and in order to avoid shifting these costs to districts, KDE was able to plan and budget for the AP exam fees, and will pay the $53 fee for each AP exam taken by students eligible for FRL during the 2016-17 school year.  For more information, please click here.

Non-low income Students
AdvanceKentucky will continue to pay $41.50 for all non-FRL students listed in the Data Reporting System and posted with an exam intention of yes and a projected score as of April 15, 2016.  Timely issuing of checks to students for exam fees is dependent upon accurate information in the database.  Please make sure all records are up to date.

Low-Income Students
Per conversation with National Math and Science Initiative the document below outlines the expected federal subsidy amount for 2016 Advanced Placement (AP) exams.  After the federal subsidy and the College Board fee reduction the anticipated cost per exam for qualifying students is approximately $21.  This does NOT reflect any official notice from KDE, which has not yet posted guidelines for low income student exam fees as they await official notice from the US Department of Education.

College Board's Overview of Federal Funding for Advanced Placement

Watch here for KDE AP Exam Information and Updates

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