The high school makes the AP Honor Roll for the third year in a row.
Upper St. Clair High School was selected among 539 districts in the U.S. and Canada as earning a place in the Third Annual College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Roll. For the 2011-12 school year, the AP Honor Roll recognized public school districts that simultaneously achieved increases in access to AP® courses for a broader number of students and also maintained or improved the rate at which their AP students earned scores of 3 or higher on an AP Exam. Achieving both of these goals is the ideal scenario for a district’s AP program because it indicates that the district is successfully identifying motivated, academically prepared students who are likely to benefit most from rigorous AP course work. More than 90 percent of colleges …
There are 367 public school districts across the nation that are honored.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Upper St. Clair School District is one of fewer than 400 public school districts in the nation being honored by the College Board with a place on the second annual AP Honor Roll, for simultaneously increasing access to Advanced Placement coursework while maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP exams. Achieving both of these goals is the ideal scenario for a district’s Advanced Placement program, because it indicates that the district is successfully identifying motivated, academically-prepared students who are likely to benefit most from AP coursework. Since 2009, Upper St. Clair High School increased the number of students participating in AP from 209 students to 251 students while …