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About the Advanced Placement (AP) Program


Advanced Placement (AP) classes represent an unparalleled opportunity for high school students to engage in college-level coursework. These courses, developed by the College Board, are designed to challenge students academically and provide them with a taste of collegiate rigor while still in high school. AP courses cover a wide range of subjects and offer a chance for students to delve deeper into their areas of interest, potentially earning college credit and standing out in college admissions processes. They are taught at a more accelerated pace, demanding critical thinking, analytical skills, and a dedication to learning beyond the typical high school curriculum. AP classes carry significant weight in the realm of international college admissions. With a growing number of students aspiring to pursue higher education globally, these courses have become a pivotal component in shaping a competitive college application. Universities worldwide recognize the rigor and depth of AP coursework, considering it a benchmark of a student's academic prowess and preparedness for the challenges of tertiary education.

Current and Future AP Courses at CRIS

AP Capstone Diploma Program

AP Research 2025

AP Seminar

History and Social Sciences

AP Comparative Government and Politics

AP Human Geography

AP Macroeconomics coming soon

AP Microeconomics coming soon

AP Psychology

AP United States History coming soon

AP World History: Modern coming soon

AP World Languages and Cultures

AP Chinese Lang and Culture coming soon

AP French Lang and Culture coming soon

AP Spanish Lang and Culture coming soon


AP 2-D Art and Design coming soon

AP Drawing

AP Art History coming soon

AP Music Theory 

Math and Computer Science

AP Calculus AB

AP Calculus BC

AP Computer Science A

AP Computer Science Principles

AP Precalculus

AP Statistics


AP English Lang and Comp coming soon

AP English Liter and Comp coming soon


AP Biology

AP Chemistry

AP Physics 1: Algebra-Based coming soon

AP Physics 2: Algebra-Based coming soon


Chiang Rai

International School

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