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AP Exam Registration

Students and parents will have until 5:00 PM on Thursday, 3/15/19 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.


2019 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:  $15

Two exams:  $180

Two exams:  $30

Three Exams:  $235 (discount)

Three exams: $45

Four Exams:  $280 (discount)

Four exams:  $60

Five Exams:  $325 (discount)

Five exams:  $75

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 Mon, Jan.21, 2019 and end on Thurs, March 14, 2019 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:

  • Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 8:00 AM - Registration Begins
  • Thurs, March 14, 2019 at 5:00 PM – Online Registration ends so that we can meet the priority deadline for ordering exams from College Board.
  • Fri, March 15, 2019 at 5:00 PM - Extended deadline for regular registration ends All new exam orders will be charged $10 for an exam late registration fee in addition to the regular exam fee(s).
  • Fri, Apr 12, 2019 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 19, 2019.




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

  • Students who cancel an exam by Thurs - Mar 14, 2019 are entitled to a full refund of the exam fee.
  • Students who cancel an exam by Thurs - Mar 28, 2019 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 $15/exam (exam return fee).
  • After Thurs - Mar 28, 2019 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         2019 College Board AP Exam Fee

 $94        2018 College Board AP Exam Fee

 -$4          Akins subsidy

 -$ 9       Akins forgoes optional CB Admin fee

$90   2019 Akins AP Exam Price

-$32       College Board subsidy


-$24       TEA subsidy

*Students taking 3 AP exams will receive an additional $35 Akins subsidy

-$14       Akins subsidy

**Students taking 4 or more AP exams will receive the additional $35 Akins subsidy, plus $45 for each additional exam.

   $15   2019 Akins F/RL AP Exam Price



Rebecca Redland-Sturzl                                Dr. Susan Thames
AP Program Director                                      AP Coordinator/Assistant Principal

(512) 841-9953                                               (512) 841-9870

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