Grady Media Center Newsletter
Grady High Named Advanced Honor School!
Grady High School was among 230 schools named Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools for 2019 by State School Superintendent Richard Woods. Grady received recognition as an as an AP Merit School (71 statewide) with at least 20% of the total student population taking AP exams and at least 50% of all AP exams earning scores of 3 or higher; an AP STEM Achievement School (128 statewide) for students testing in at least two AP math courses and two AP science courses and at least 40% of AP math and AP science exams earning scores of 3 or higher; an AP Humanities School (142 statewide for students testing in at least one English course, two history/social science courses, one fine arts course and one world language course; and an AP STEP School (200 statewide) for students testing in at least two AP math courses and two AP science courses.
From the press release, “AP exams are administered by the College Board, which also administers the SAT. AP courses are one of several ways Georgia students can access college-level learning at the high-school level; students who receive a 3, 4, or 5 on an AP exam may receive college credit. The 2019 AP Honor Schools are named in six categories, based on the results of 2018 AP courses and exams.
Georgia’s public-school class of 2018 is ranked 16th in the nation for the percentage of students scoring 3, 4, or 5 on at least one AP exam during high school, and 13th in the nation for AP participation.
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