We are the only international school in the Netherlands offering the AP program, which has been a permanent part of our broad and challenging academic program for over 50 years.


ASH is the only school in the Netherlands to offer College Board Advanced Placement (AP) courses. 

The Advanced Placement (AP) Program at American School of The Hague is a modular program that gives students an opportunity to take college-level courses and exams while they are still in high school. Successful completion of AP courses provides students with the opportunity to earn credit and/or advanced placement in many universities. 

Unique AP Offerings & Experiences at ASH

ASH is the only international school in the Netherlands offering the AP program, which has been part of our academic program for over 50 years.



AP is recognized by universities in more than 60 countries worldwide - including the Netherlands - as a standard of academic excellence.



HS Student listening to the presentation of climate expert during career day

Many ASH graduates have earned anywhere from one college credit hour to full second-year standing depending on the number of AP exams taken and the scores earned.


ASH has been educating students for nearly 70 years since its foundation in 1953-1954, with its original buildings located in The Hague.



Advanced Placement Offerings at ASH

AP Courses at ASH
AP English Literature & Composition AP Calculus (AB) AP Biology AP Human Geography
AP English Language & Composition AP Calculus (BC) AP Chemistry  AP United States History
AP Spanish Language & Culture AP Statistics AP Physics 1 AP Comparative Gov't & Politics
AP French Language & Culture AP Computer Science A AP Physics 2 AP Music Theory
AP Microeconomics AP Computer Science Principles   AP 2D Art & Design
AP Macroeconomics     AP 3D Art and Design - Fashion

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