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AP Capstone Program

The AP Capstone Program at Mission is intended to provide a solid foundation for students who wish to academically challenge themselves. This two-year program will equip students with the independent research, collaborative teamwork, and communication skills that are increasingly valued by colleges and universities. AP Capstone cultivates curious, independent, and collaborative scholars and prepares students to make logical, evidence-based decisions.


Students admitted into Mission’s AP Capstone Program will take AP Seminar in the 11th grade, followed by AP Research their senior year. Admitted students must also take four additional AP courses, for a total of six AP course for the entire program. Students who earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research and on four additional AP Exams receive the AP Capstone Diploma.


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