Advanced Placement exams are rigorous tests administered by the College Board each May. High school students can earn college credit, college placement, and/or scholarships for qualifying AP exam scores. All three comprehensive high schools in the Vista Unified School District offer a rich array of AP courses and examinations.


For more information about the Advanced Placement Program, please contact

For detailed information about AP courses and examinations at a particular high school site, please contact that school's Honors Coordinator:

  • MIssion Vista High School: Zein Sleiman Stearman
  • Rancho Buena Vista High School: Melissa Neumann
  • Vista High School: Mike Pink

For further information about the Advanced Placement Program in VUSD, please contact Matt Steitz, Director, Curriculum and Instruction.