Honors and AP Criteria

Township of Union Public Schools

Honors / AP Criteria and Application Procedures

Updated: June 2017

(Click on the criteria you would to view from the list on the left)


To apply for the Honors/AP program, students must first complete an online application. Each subject area has a different application and all application links can be found to the left as well as posted on the schools' websites during the application period. The information requested in the application may include, but is not limited to, the following information:

  • Name
  • Grade
  • Course applying for
  • Course currently taking
  • Current teacher name
  • Parent signature


Students will be admitted to courses based on a scoring rubric. The rubric includes the following areas:

  • PARCC or subject-are entrance exam
  • Previous course final grade
  • Current course MP1 & 2 average grade
  • Teacher recommendation
  • Current course midterm grade

Please Note:

Departments may require additional submissions and/or criteria which may include, but not be limited to, writing samples and/or assessments

Appeal Process -

All students have the right to apply and request acceptance into an Honors/AP course. Students must submit an online appeals form. All supervisors'contact information is available on the district website. Each subject area has its own appeals form and all appeal links will be posted on the schools' websites during the appeal period.

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