Academic Recognition Programs

Recognition Programs

Recognition Programs consist of courses unique to specific schools. Participating students take a minimum number of advanced courses that may result in college credit and for which their successful completion is recognized at graduation



Offered at Frederick High School

CAPS provides comprehensive advanced placement course curricula to challenge academically gifted and motivated college-bound students. Students who successfully complete six or more advanced placement classes and tests prior to graduation are eligible. The CAPS program begins during the sophomore year with an AP World History class that provides a college-level world history curriculum and class activities that prepare students for the rigor and pace of college instruction.  Students must complete six or more Advanced Placement courses with a C or better. They must maintain an average of Advanced Placement score of 3 prior to their senior year.