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AP Exam Registration

Students and parents will have until Thursday, 3/8 5:00 PM to register for AP Exams. After this time, all new exam orders will be charged a $10 per exam late registration fee in addition to the exam fee.


2018 AP Exam Registration


Dear Akins AP Students and Families:

Taking the Advanced Placement exams is an important part of all AP courses. W Charles Akins High School desires that all students take AP exams for the AP classes that they have taken. Scoring well on an AP exam can often earn students college credit for their high school class, saving a significant amount on tuition.  For the 2018 AP exams, students at W. Charles Akins High School will be registering online. This registration will take a few minutes and can be completed from any computer with internet access.

Cost of AP Exams for Akins High School Students:

Cost of Exams for Free/Reduced Lunch Program:

One exam:  $90

One exam:  $10

Two exams:  $180

Two exams:  $20

Three Exams:  $230 (discount)

Three exams:  $30

Four Exams:  $270 (discount)

Four exams:  $40

Five Exams:  $310 (discount)

Five exams:  $50

Charles Akins High School desires that every student be able to take their AP exams. Students requiring financial assistance should contact Rebecca Redland-Sturzl at redland-sturzl@austinisd.org.

Online Exam registration will begin on Fri, Jan.25, 2018 and end on Fri, March 2, 2018 at 5:00 PM. In order to register, students should click on the link provided on the school website or visit www.TotalRegistration.net/AP/440349 to register.  Students who have previously used the online registration system should use the same login and password as before. To complete registration, students must answer all of the required questions. Registration is not complete until students have printed/saved the pdf of the confirmation page that is provided at the end. We know that parents may desire to register their students for exams. We strongly recommend that parents and students are both present while registering to ensure that the correct exams are ordered.

We are excited to offer families the convenience of paying exam fees online at the time of registration. Please be sure to have a credit card or debit card available before beginning registration. Paying online is a great way to make sure that payment has been made.

Here are the important dates for the registration process:

  • Fri, Jan 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM - Registration Begins
  • Fri, March 2, 2018 at 5:00 PM – Online Registration ends so that we can meet the priority deadline for ordering exams from College Board.
  • Thurs, March 8, 2018 at 5:00 PM - Extended deadline for regular registration ends All new exam orders will be charged $10 per exam late registration fee in addition to the regular exam fee.
  • Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 5:00 PM – Late Registrations and payments will incur a $55/exam late feePlease see Rebecca Redland-Sturzl before this date to order a late exam.  Per College Board, no late orders will be accepted after April 20, 2018.




We understand that on rare occasions students must cancel an exam.
Here is our refund policy:

  • Students who cancel an exam by Tues- Mar 6, 2018 are entitled to a full refund of the exam fee.
  • Students who cancel an exam by Wed - Mar 14, 2018 are entitled to a refund of the exam fee minus a cancellation fee of $15.00 (per exam cancelled). 
    Students paying the free/reduced lunch exam price will not receive a refund, but will pay $10/exam + $5 cancellation fee/exam = $15/exam (exam return fee).
  • After Wed - Mar 14, 2018 there are no refunds.
  • Students who do not show to take their AP exam(s) will be charged the College Board’s exam return fee, $15/exam.


How are exam prices calculated at Akins High School?

Cost of AP Exams:

Cost of Exams for Free/Reduced Lunch Program:

$94         2017 College Board AP Exam Fee

 $94        2018 College Board AP Exam Fee

 -$4          Akins subsidy

 -$ 9       Akins forgoes optional CB Admin fee

$90   2018 Akins AP Exam Price

-$32       College Board subsidy


-$24       TEA subsidy

*Students taking 3 AP exams will receive an additional $40 Akins subsidy.

-$19       Akins subsidy

**Students taking 4 or more AP exams will receive the additional $40 Akins subsidy, plus $50 for each additional exam.

   $10   2018 Akins F/RL AP Exam Price



Rebecca Redland-Sturzl                                Michael Jung
AP Program Director                                      Administrator, AP Coordinator
rebecca.redland-sturzl@austinisd.org            Michael.jung@austinisd.org
(512) 841-9953                                               (512) 841-9916

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