Course Opportunities

Click here for exam dates.

AP Department Chair:  Mrs. Candace Karrer


The High School offers the following Advanced Placement courses in the classroom:



Calculus AB - Course Overview - Mr. Kirk Sheren & Mr. Jonathan Hanje

Calculus BC- Course Overview - Mr. Kirk Sheren & Mr. Jonathan Hanje

Pre-Calculus - Course Overview - Ms. Katie Westen

Statistics - Course Overview - Ms. Candace Karrer


Biology - Course Overview - Ms. Courtney McDonnell

Chemistry- Course Overview - Mr. Ara Parseghian

Physics C Mechanics - Course Overview - Mr. Casey McDonnell

Social Studies:

African American Studies - Course Overview - Ms. Shawn Bronson

Economics MACRO - Course Overview - Mr. Steve Delaney

Economics MICRO - Course Overview - Mr. Steve Delaney

European History - Course Overview- Ms. Lauren Read

U.S. History - Course Overview - Mr. Fred Hutchinson

World History - Course Overview - Ms. Lauren Read

Psychology - Course Overview -  Ms. Jennifer Bouck & Ms. Amanda Hengesbach


African American Studies - Course Overview - Ms. Shawn Bronson

Language - Course Overview -  Mr. Jason Westra-Hall

Literature - Course Overview - Ms. Anna Montgomery


Additional AP Information

Check for additional  AP courses offered by Michigan Virtual

To learn why AP may be for you click here

To join your AP classroom click here

For information about what colleges and universities accept AP courses click here


Important dates for current students enrolled in an AP course

Exam dates are May , 2024 - May , 2024

AP Tests will be held at the Sawdon Building.

Students need to report 20 minutes before the exam date. 

Please contact your Counselor about credit recovery and/or summer school.

A-EL Angeline Ok or (517) 925-5834
EM-LA Matt Allison or (517) 925-5821
LB-RI Annette Trudeau or (517) 925-5926
RJ-Z Stacey Dohm or (517) 925-5837


Course Opportunities

Grand Ledge Public Schools offers a Distance Learning Program.  Please make an appointment with your Counselor for more information or visit the Distance Learning Program webpage.

Effective April 1, 2006, Public Act 160 and Public Act 258 of 2000, created the Postsecondary Enrollment Options Act, commonly referred to as dual enrollment.  This law directs school districts to assist students in paying tuition and fees for courses at Michigan public or private colleges or universities.  The following are some of the eligibility guidelines/standards:

Students in grades 9 through 12 may take up to ten postsecondary courses.

  • If 9th grader - 2 in first 3 years, 4 in senior year
  • If 10th grade - 2 in first year, 4 in years 2 and 3
  • If 11th or 12 grader- not more than 6 per year

 Students can qualify for dual enrollment by:

  • Taking one of the following assessments:  PSAT, PLAN, EXPLORE ACT, SAT, OR MME. Click here for assessment score.  The college may require additional requirements.
  • Students must be enrolled in both the eligible school (public or private) and eligible postsecondary institution during the local school’s regular academic year and must be enrolled in at least one high school class.
  • The college courses cannot be a hobby, craft, or recreation course, or in the subject areas of physical education, theology, divinity, or religious education.
  • School districts are required to pay an amount equal to the prorated percentage of the statewide pupil-weighted average foundation allowance, based on the proportion of the school year that the eligible students attends the eligible institution for enrollment in the course.  Eligible charges do not include transportation or parking costs or activity fees. Students who fail or do not complete a course can be required to pay the costs of the course.
  • 50% of the course must fall within the school district’s academic year.
  • Additional requirements that Grand Ledge High school requires for enrollment.
  • Student in good standing, attendance, academics and behavior.
  • Student meets the Dual enrollment Qualifying scores.
  • Student will meet with their counselor to review all requirements.
  • Students are not to loiter on school property during the scheduled dual enrollment course.
  • If selecting a night class please be aware of the safety factors.

For more information please contact your counselor or the college you plan on enrolling in.

Central office will need a receipt before any refunds will be distributed.

*Not all college credits transfer to all other colleges. For information on transferring college credit, explore the Michigan Transfer Agreement website and contact the admissions office of the college you are interested in transferring to.

Click here for the Dual Enrollment Tip Guide

Steps to completing the Dual Enrollment Process

Application deadline:

  • Fall Enrollment for LCC only - Last school day of May

  • Spring Enrollment - Last school day before Winter Break

1. Make an appointment your Counselor to verify that you qualify. 

  • Last Names A-El      Angeline Ok
  • Last Names Em-La  Matt Allison
  • Last Names Lb-Ri    Annette Trudeau
  • Last Names Rj-Z      Stacey Dohm

2. Apply to LCC as a Dual Enrollment Student and complete the requirements that are listed. To apply please click here or apply to MSU here

3. Submit the GLHS Approval form to your Counselor. 

Note: ACT score reports with scores of 18 or above in English and Reading, scores of 22 or above in Math are considered college-ready and may be substituted for Reading, Writing and Math assessment test scores. SAT Verbal/Critical Reading scores of 430 or above may also be substituted for Reading and Writing assessment test scores. Official score reports may be submitted to the Registrar's Office via email, U.S. mail or in person at the StarZone in the Gannon Building. Allow a minimum of 3 business days for processing.

Did your PSAT or SAT scores not qualify you?  Check out LCC's testing services office



*Please visit Mrs. Dykstra virtual office for information about the Eaton Career Preparation Center (CPC). 

The Career Prep Center offers programs for high school juniors and seniors taught by college instructors on the college campus or in a business/industry setting (Davenport University, Lansing Community College, AIS Construction, Olivet College at Farm Bureau, and Potter Park Zoo).

Students attend either the morning or afternoon half of their school day for the entire year. Transportation is provided to and from their high school. Students can earn high school and college credit simultaneously. For more information, go to: Career Preparation  or contact: Kristin Dykstra –

*Not all college credits transfer to all other colleges. For information on transferring college credit, explore the MACRAO Transfer Your Courses website and contact the admissions office of the college you are interested in transferring to.

Eaton RESA Career Preparation Center Calendar Information (Scroll down for the calendar)

Grand Ledge High School and Eaton RESA Career Preparation Center have slightly different calendars
and schedules. Students are responsible for following the below directions for class times and schedule

Daily Schedule

AM CPC Students: Buses leave Grand Ledge High School at 6:45 am and return at 10:05 am. Students will
then attend 3rd, 4th, and 5th hour.

PM CPC Students: Students will attend 1st, 2nd, and a virtual 3rd hour. Buses leave GLHS at 11:20 am and return at 2:40 pm.

Transportation Information

Students may ride the bus or drive to any class location except Davenport University (DU students must
ride the bus from either GLHS or LCC West. They cannot park on DU campus). Students may also drive
and park at LCC West to then shuttle to another location. Click here for CPC Class times and Bus Run

Schedule Clarifications

 Click here for 1st trimester Schedule Clarifications
 2nd trimester Schedule Clarifications will be coming soon
 3rd trimester Schedule Clarifications will be coming soon
 If GLPS calls a weather-related closure, students will be excused from CPC classes



MMC Physical Education - PE

Michigan Merit Curriculum states that one credit that includes both physical education AND health must be earned by high school students for graduation.  The requirement could be met in 2 separate courses each earning 1/2 credits.  The 1/2 credit for PE may also be awarded by the school district or public school academy for approved participation in extracurricular athletics or other extracurricular activities involving physical activity.  Please note, however, that this pertains only to the physical education credit guidelines of MMC, not the health education credit guideline.

GLHS requires that a student will complete a varsity sport or marching band, CPR training and sign the form below to have the PE waiver granted.

Students will be able to sign up below during the month of May for the next school year.

Here are a few places that offer CPR Training: 

Grand Ledge Public Library   517-627-7014

Lansing Safety Council          517-394-4614

American Red Cross              517-484-7461

Your MMC Physical Education Waiver Request must be completed by senior year to fulfill graduation requirements.

  1. Click here for an editable PDF of the  MMC Physical Education Waiver Request.
  2. Upload your PE Waiver Request and CPR Training to the PE Waiver Form
  3. Contact your Counselor by email to ensure they have received the complete form

PE Waiver

8th Grade PE Waiver

Last Names

A-El      Angeline Ok, 

Em-La  Matt Allison,   

Lb-Ri    Annette Trudeau, 

Rj-Z      Stacey Dohm, 

TEST OUT Information Fall 2023 


Grand Ledge High School offers students a testing out process once a year over the summer months.  Students may choose to test out of an MMC required course to further their scheduling options throughout their years of high school.  Students must exhibit mastery of the course content by attaining a grade of at least 80% or B- on a comprehensive final assessment/paper/lab as required for individual courses.  Credits earned through the test out process will count towards graduation.



Review all of the information regarding the test-out process before completing the online application.

Email Mr. Logel at with any application questions.  

Step 1:   

Review the High School Coursebook and make a note of the course(s) you wish to test out.

Step 2: 

Look up the Test Out information on the applicable websites. Many materials are available online and do not require extra materials.  If no online materials are listed, see Step 3.

Department Website Chairperson Room#
English Kevin Mason
Shawn Bronson

Candace Karrer
Katie Westen


PHW/Physical Education Kellee Auge 208A
Science Courtney McDonnell 404
Social Studies

Steve Krumm 
Lauren Read


World Language Susan Sowle 212


Step 3:  

Look to see if the course(s) requires extra materials.  Some courses have digital textbooks available for free. If other materials are required (such as novels, labs, etc)  email Mr. Logel at to request the materials be gathered for you.

Materials requested before 3:00 PM on Wednesday, June 14th, 2023 will be available for pick up at the High School on June 15th and 16th.   Materials requested after that date and time will not be available until June 26th. You will receive an email confirmation after you submit a materials request that will include details regarding the pickup procedure.

Step 4: 

Test-out sessions are on Thursday, August 17th, and Tuesday, August 23, 2023.  Plan ahead and select the test time(s) that works for you.  You should plan to take only 1 test per session.

Dates: Times:
 Thursday, August 17  8am, 10am, and 1pm
 Tuesday, August 22  2pm, 4pm, and 7pm


Step 5:   

Complete the online Test Out Application for the course or courses that you want to test out of by 3:00 PM on Wednesday, June 14, 2023. 

Step 6: 

Email course materials request to Mr. Logel at by 3:00 PM on Wednesday, June 14th, 2022.  You will receive an email confirming your request along with details regarding the pickup procedure. 

Step 7: 

Contact the department chairperson via email if you have any course-related questions.  Click the above links or see the Staff Directory for email addresses.  You may email Mr. Logel at  with any other questions. 

Click here for the link to the  TEST OUT APPLICATION FORM


*This opportunity is separate from the GLPS Distance Learning Program

Grand Ledge High School students have the opportunity to take up to 2 online courses through a variety of providers in room 309 with a mentor to monitor progress.  These courses will be completed on campus under the supervision of a certified teacher.    

  • Prospective Virtual Learning Students must complete an application during the Enrollment Period for the upcoming year ending May 28th
  • Classes can not be dropped or added after the first week of the current trimester.
  • Enrollments will not be granted outside of the Enrollment Period.​​​​

Students will qualify for online learning if:

  • They possess the prerequisite knowledge and skills to be successful in the on-line course.
  •  The cost of virtual courses will only be covered if they are taken as part of their five period schedule.​​


  • The student/family is responsible to provide full payment to GLPS for associated fees of a course that is dropped after the reimbursement date
  • The student/family will provide full payment for a course that a student fails
  • Applications will be denied if student demonstrated failure in a previous online course.

GLHS Virtual Learning FAQ's

Considering a Virtual Course

Virtual Learning Syllabus

Virtual Learning Course Catalog

Virtual Learning Request Process

  1. Student makes an appointment with a counselor to discuss the appropriateness of the selected course and their Virtual Learning Readiness before June 10th. 
  2. Student will begin filling out the Request Form below with your Counselor.
  3. Complete the Request Form with their Adult(s) at home
  4. Before you leave you and your Counselor will update your EDP on Xello to reflect what virtual learning course you will take.  Here are the directions to complete this.  Your virtual course request will not be approved without an updated EDP.

Virtual Course Request