Coppell High School

    Coppell High School

    A Tradition of Excellence

    Advanced Placement (AP)

    Gain an Edge in College Preparation and Life-long Skills

    AP The Advanced Placement (AP) program was created by college board in 1955 to provide students with a college-level work in high school. There are currently 37 Advanced Placement Exams across 22 subjects offered during May of each year. Students may earn college credit for their AP exam scores.

    • Get a head start on college-level work.
    • Improve your writing skills and sharpen your problem-solving techniques.
    • Develop the study habits necessary for tackling rigorous course work.
    • Study subjects in greater depth and detail.

    Open Enrollment

    Copell ISD and College Board are committed to the principle that all students deserve an opportunity to participate in rigorous and academically challenging courses and programs. All students who are willing to accept the challenge of a rigorous academic curriculum should be considered for admission to AP and Pre-AP courses.

    CHS Offers a Variety of Courses

     English Language

     Art History

     English Literature

     Art (Drawing)

     Spanish Language

     Art Design 2D

     Spanish Literature

     Studio Art 3D

     Latin: Virgil


     Human Geography


     World History

     Computer Science I

     U.S. History

     Computer Science II

     U.S. Government


     Comparative Government 

     Calculus AB


     Calculus BC


     Physics B

     Environmental Science  Physics C: Electricity, Magnetism and Mechanics

     Music Theory


    • AP courses at CHS have the highest weighted GPA.
    • CHS students can earn up to 6.0 grade points for AP classes.


    • Pre-AP courses are designed to equip all middle school and high school students with the skills, habits of mind, and knowledge that they need to succeed in college.
    • Pre-AP courses emphasize skill development in the following areas: Critical Reading,Writing, Analysis and Evaluation, and Independent Learning.
    • Pre-AP courses begin in middle school. With Pre-AP math and English beginning in sixth grade. Science and Social Studies Pre-AP courses begin in seventh grade.
    • Pre-AP courses are available in Spanish, French, German, Latin and Art.

    Home-schooled Students:

    Home-schooled students eligible to attend school in the Coppell Independent School District can participate in the administration of the PSAT/NMSQT or an advanced placement test offered by the district. For more information or to register, please contact Jeremy Varnell by phone at 214-496-6136 or email