AP English Literature is a college level Englilsh course that is taught at an advanced pace and includes many major works. The focus of the course is on reading an analyzing novels, drama, short stories, and poetry. A particular emphasis is placed on writing and the development of free response essays. An opportunity to take the AP exam in the course is offered. The test is offered in May at a cost of $91. Scores of 3 or higher can earn college credit.