This award is presented to school districts across the nation that are able to expand access to advanced placement courses to a more diverse group of learners while simultaneously improving performance.
Peters Township School District has been named to the AP District Honor Roll for 2012 by the College Board. This award is presented each year to districts that are able to expand access to advanced placement courses to a more diverse group of learners while simultaneously improving performance. Peters Township High School currently offers 18 AP courses and 82 percent of students taking exams in 2012 earned a score of 3 or higher to earn credit at the collegiate level. In addition, 109 students were named AP scholars earlier this year for their outstanding performance in these exams, including three students who qualified for the National AP Scholar Award by earning an average score of at least 4 on all AP Exams and scores of 4 or higher …
The district is one of fewer than 400 districts across the nation to receive the Achievement District Honor Roll for significant gains in Advanced Placement access and student performance.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Peters Township School District is one of fewer than 400 school districts in the nation being honored by the College Board with a place on its AP Achievement List for opening advance placement classroom doors to a significantly broader pool of students, while maintaining or improving the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on the annual AP test. The Second Annual AP Honor Roll is made up of only those school districts that are simultaneously expanding opportunity and improving performance. The list includes 367 school districts across 45 states in the U.S. and six provinces in Canada. The state of Pennsylvania had the largest representation of districts, with a total of 34 on the list, followed by New York and …