Trenton Public Schools Named to AP Achievement List by the College Board
of Significant Gains in Advanced Placement Access and Student Performance
388 US Public School Districts Across the Nation Are Honored
Trenton Public Schools 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 AP classroom doors to a significantly broader pool of students, while maintaining or improving the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher. From 2008 to 2010, Trenton Public Schools has increased the number of students participating in AP from 42 to 97, while improving the percentage of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher, the score typically needed to earn college credit, from 50% in 2008 to 60% in 2010.
Dr. John E. Savel, Superintendent of Schools at Trenton Public Schools, stated that he is very proud of the efforts of all of the students that participate in Advanced Placement courses and of their teachers. “This is a truly remarkable accomplishment by both our students and our teachers. Not only have these students successfully completed
an advanced course, but 60% of those students also were able to earn college credit!”
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