ADVANCED PLACEMENT CAPSTONE PROGRAM – The AP Capstone Diploma Program is an advanced diploma program for incoming 10th and 11th grade students. Over two years, students immerse themselves into self-directed topics while developing analytic, research, problem-solving and communication skills. In order to earn an AP Capstone diploma, students must take and pass the AP assessment in AP Seminar, AP Research and four other AP courses. An application is required and entry into the program is competitive. Information can be found on the East Ridge High School website.