AP & Honors Courses

Go the Distance

I was ahead in college because of my time at the Academy. I was waived from Math my freshman year because I took AP Math. That gave me the room to complete my BS and MS simultaneously.”

Tianjiao “Tania” Cai A’09
 MS, MBA, Engineer & Senior Consultant, Ernst & Young

Advanced Placement Courses

Salem students have a strong record of success when it comes to College Board Advanced Placement (AP) exams — And lots of opportunity! We have AP courses in :

US History
English Language and Composition

AP courses are advanced level; faculty recommendation required. 

Honors Courses

Our high-level Honors courses are more challenging and in-depth than other courses. You’ll dig deep into the content and will work at a college-level pace, so a faculty recommendation is required.

Salem’s Honor’s curriculum includes:

English I
English II
English III
English IV
World History
US History
Women in Western Civilizations
Algebra II
Computer Science
World Languages
Latin II
Latin III
Spanish II
Spanish III

Latest News

Salem Academy and College Presents Author Sami Schalk

Monday, March 20, 2023
Salem Academy and College, in partnership with Bookmarks, will present author Sami Schalk, Ph.D. on Wednesday, March 29 at 7 p.m.

Salem Academy and College Establishes Future of the Academy Building Task Force

Thursday, March 16, 2023
Salem is exploring the future possibilities for the Salem Academy building with the assistance of Salem Academy alumnae, current staff and community members. This work will result in a plan by the end of 2023 for future use of this important landmark in our community.

PBS North Carolina to Debut “Journey to Salem” Documentary

Tuesday, February 28, 2023
PBS North Carolina will debut the “Journey to Salem” documentary on Wednesday, March 15 at 8 p.m.