Advanced Placement 
First AP Pinning Ceremony 
Welcome to Advanced Placement at The Young Women's Leadership School of Astoria. We are excited to begin this new initiative with the support of AP for All. By offering Advanced Placement courses, we are providing opportunities for our students to become college ready. 

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Advanced Placement Teachers :


Diana Vlavianos                         

AP Language and Composition


Xenia Thomopolous

AP Literature and Composition


Scott Melcher

AP Psychology



AP Computer Science Principles

Andy Jordan





Alexandria Gialaboukis

Advanced Placement Coordinator


Randi Bivona

AP World History


Jonathan Ryberg

AP Environmental Science


Michael Stuart

AP Human Geography


Caitlin McCaffrey

AP Calculus

May 2019 Advanced Placement Exam Schedule

2019- 2020 School Year Application Materials and Information-


The first part of the application process is to attend a mandatory parent meeting. Both parent/guardian and student must attend. Here, please find the powerpoint that was reviewed during this meeting.  





Student Testimonials:

- "My experience with AP Psychology has been challenging yet rewarding."


- "Its great to be surround by dedicated and hardworking students."


- "Being in AP Psychology has been a really great experience so far! It makes me really grateful that I made the right choice by signing up for AP."


- "AP classes have been a breeze! My AP teachers really try their best to make sure we ease into the work and make sure that we are comfortable with the transition. It has made being part of the AP program really easy and I really enjoy the classes."

23-15 Newtown Ave

Astoria, NY 11102

Tel: 718-267-2839
Fax: 718-728-0218

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