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67.5 percent of Utah students taking AP tests earn college credit

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Kenny Thornton | 22 February, 2018, 11:34

Montana Office of Public Instruction Director of Communications Dylan Klapmeier says Montana saw an increase in the number of students taking an AP exam and an increase in students who scored a 3 or higher. Students who obtain AP scores of 3 or higher earn college credit.

California, where 30 percent of students in the class of 2017 scored a 3 or better, also outranked or on Advanced Placement success. Overall, 74.5% of students scored 3 or higher on the 2017 AP CSP Exam. "In greater numbers than ever before, AP is clearing a path for students to own their own future", said David Coleman, president and CEO, the College Board. And even students who don't score a 3 or better tend to perform better as college freshman for having taken such challenging classes in high school.

"We are excited to see more students have access to advanced coursework like AP, concurrent enrollment and the International Baccalaureate Program. We appreciate the hard work our teachers and students have put in to succeed in these programs".

Buckingham County did not have any students take AP courses in the 2016-17 school year, according to College Board data.

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Nevada is focused on expanding participation in the AP Computer Science Principles (CSP) course as career pathway leading to 2,731 computing jobs that are now open in Nevada. In the 2017-18 school year, its second, the course is offered in 1,300 new schools, bringing the total to nearly 3,800 high schools worldwide.

Nevada's three-year increase in the number of students earning a 3 or higher on an AP exam went from 6.6 percent points from 18.1 percent in 2014 to 24.7 percent in 2017. It's also 0.2 percent higher than it was in 2016.

Students in the Bay State lead the nation in achievement in the latest around of Advanced Placement exams, according to the College Board, the organization behind the exams.

The report shows that for the second year in a row MA leads the nation in the percentage of students from the class of 2017 taking and succeeding in AP.

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