Course: AP Statistics 12


Print or Online

Online only


Pre-calculus 11, but preferably Pre-calculus 12


The purpose of the AP course in statistics is to introduce students to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing and drawing conclusions from data.

Course Topics/Modules

Students are exposed to four broad conceptual themes:


1. Exploring Data: Describing patterns and departures from patterns

2. Sampling and Experimentation: Planning and conducting a study

3. Anticipating Patterns: Exploring random phenomena using probability and simulation

4. Statistical Inference: Estimating population parameters and testing hypotheses


Students who successfully complete the course and (AP) exam may receive credit, advanced placement or both for a one-semester introductory college statistics course.


2-3 assignments per topic above

4 tests (2 online, 2 at VLN)


All are provided online. Student will need a graphing calculator with statistics functionality (such as the TI models)



Teacher Support

Students have access to the course teacher through email, phone and in-person.  Teachers work Monday through Friday.



Prescribed Learning Outcomes


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Completion Date

AP exams are offered in early May of each year, so this is a natural completion date for AP courses.