AdvanceKentucky School Districts Once Again Named to College Board’s 2015 National AP Honor Roll

The College Board recently recognized school districts from the US and Canada as being AP District Honor Roll recipients. Included in the 2015 National Advanced Placement Honor Roll again were schools/districts among the AdvanceKentucky program. They are: Fort Thomas Independent and Logan County named for consecutive years, and Bullitt County and Hopkins County. Each received the award for simultaneously increasing access to Advanced Placement course work while increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams. Congratulations to all Kentucky schools receiving this national distinction! 
(KDE Press Release)


Inclusion on the Annual AP District Honor Roll is based on the examination of three years of AP data for the following criteria:

Districts must:

1.       Increase participation/access to AP by at least 4 percent in large districts, at least 6 percent in medium districts and at least 11 percent in small districts;

2.       Ensure that the percentage of African American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian/Alaska Native students taking AP Exams did not decrease by more than 5 percent for large and medium districts or by more than 10 percent for small districts;

3.       Improve performance levels when comparing the percentage of students in 2015 scoring a 3 or higher to those in 2013, unless the district has already attained a performance level in which more than 70 percent of the AP students are scoring a 3 or higher. 

In 2014, three AdvanceKentucky schools were recognized on the 5th annual AP Honor Roll: Highlands, Lincoln County and Logan County High Schools.

In 2013
, ten AdvanceKentucky schools were recognized on the 4th annual Honor Roll from among the following districts: Bracken County, Fayette County, Floyd County, Logan County, Madison County, Marion County, Marshall County, mcLean County, Murray Independent, and Pulaski County.

In 2012, Kentucky doubled the number of schools on the 3rd honor roll with five AdvanceKentucky school districts recognized: Bourbon County Schools, Clinton County Schools, Fayette County Public Schools, Pulaski County Schools, and Washington County Schools.

In 2011, the following districts made the 2nd Annual Honor Roll: Anderson County School District, Barren County School District, Christian County Public Schools, and Graves County School District.

In 2010, for the inaugural Honor Roll, College Board awarded this distinction to 3 AdvanceKentucky school districts: Barren County School District, Marion County Public School District, and Simpson County School District.

Congratulations to all of our schools who have achieved this distinction.

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