Preparation for College:
Advanced Placement Exams

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Advanced Placement Exams

Performance on Advanced Placement Exams (Scores of 3 or Better)

Calculation

The number of AP exam scores "3 or above" for high school juniors and seniors per 1,000 HS juniors and seniors (public and private high schools)

Sources/Links

The College Board: State and National Annual Summary Reports. New York. http://www.collegeboard.com

Data Availability/Discussion

Data are reported for 1997 to most recent available—annually. Scores of "3 or above" are typically accepted by colleges and universities for college credit.

High School Juniors and Seniors Taking Advanced Placement Exams Per 1,000 Juniors and Seniors

Calculation

The number of high school juniors and seniors taking AP exams per 1,000 HS juniors and seniors (public and private high schools)

Sources/Links

The College Board. State and National Annual Summary Reports. New York. http://www.collegeboard.com

Data Availability/Discussion

Data are reported for 1997 to most recent available—annually.