Classes in which students may earn college credit while they are in high school are available at Benton High School. Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) or ADE Honors Courses are recognized by Benton High School and are offered in:
AP English Language and CompositionAP English Language and Composition
AP English Literature and CompositionAP English Literature and Composition
AP Calculus ABAP Calculus AB
AP StatisticsAP Statistics
AP United States HistoryAP United States History
AP World HistoryAP World History
AP BiologyAP Biology
AP Principles of Computer ScienceComputer Business Applications
AP Studio ArtCollege Algebra
AP SpanishROTC
AP Chemistry
AP Environmental Science
AP Physics
AP European History
AP Psychology
AP United States Government

Weighted grades (5-point ‘A’ grading scale) are given to students who take the AP exam given by the College Board. Weighted grades awarded by another Arkansas accredited school in AP, IB or ADE Honors Courses will be recognized for students who transfer into the Benton School District. Students not enrolled in AP classes may take an AP exam, but will be required to pay for the exam. All Advanced Placement teachers are trained to instruct Advanced Placement classes.