A.P. Statistics

Welcome to Advanced Placement Statistics!

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If you have not already done so, please visit the "Virtual Days" page to learn more about how virtual learning will work this year.  Scroll down for more information about this class, including the LEARNING OBJECTIVES. 

Getting Help

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From medical studies to research experiments, from satellites continuously orbiting the globe to ubiquitous social network sites like Facebook or LinkedIn, from polling organizations to United Nations observers, data are being collected everywhere and all the time. Knowledge in statistics provides you with the necessary tools and conceptual foundations in quantitative reasoning to extract information intelligently from this sea of data.....

.......and it is a lot of FUN!
AP Statistics


The topics for 
AP Statistics are divided into four major themes: exploratory analysis (20–30 percent of the exam), planning and conducting a study (10–15 percent of the exam), probability (20–30 percent of the exam), and statistical inference (30–40 percent of the exam) .


Chapter 1 Learning Objectives

Chapter 2 Learning Objective

Chapter 3 Learning Objective

Chapter 4 Learning Objective

Chapter 5 Learning Objectives

Chapter 6 Learning Objectives

Chapter 7 Learning Objectives

Chapter 8 Learning Objectives


Project Ideas


A Little Stats - These are free Internet sources for real data and datasets available for public use. Great for use by Statistics teachers, by students, in the classroom, for projects, or for additional exploration. 

United States Census  - The Census Bureau's mission is to serve as the nation’s leading provider of quality data about its people and economy. 

Center for Disease Control (CDC)  -  Data & Stats by Topic