More Utah Students Take AP Exams

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A total of 25,142 Utah public school students – 6 percent overall increase from 2015 – took a total of 38,685 advanced placement (AP) exams in 2016. 66 percent of Utah public schools students earned scores of 3, 4, or 5, good enough to earn college credit, on those exams, according to College Board data. Nationally, just 55.9 percent of public school students scored a 3, 4, or 5 on AP exams in 2016, College Board noted. . . . → Read More

Updated AP and SAT Results

This Oct. 8 release is being resent with corrected information. College Board inadvertently left three Utah schools off of the AP/SAT report it sent to the Utah State Office of Education. With the new information, Churchill Jr. High School, Holladay, is now recognized as fourth highest passing rate for AP in the state. . . . → Read More

Utah’s AP and SAT Exam Results

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A total of 21,600 Utah public school students – a 5 percent increase over the previous year – took advanced placement (AP) exams in 2014 while maintaining last year’s 67 percent rate of earning college credit on those exams, according to College Board data. The College Board also noted Utah’s average SAT scores increased in reading, math and writing in 2014, but just 959 public school students took the test, a decrease of 8.1 percent. . . . → Read More