A record number of Roslyn High School students – 217 current students and recent graduates – have earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program Examinations.
The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program provides motivated and academically prepared students the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on the AP exams.
About 20 percent of the 2.1 million students worldwide who took AP Exams performed at a sufficiently high level to also earn an AP Scholar Award.
The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on student’s performance on AP exams.
At Roslyn High School:
- 20 students qualified for the National AP Scholar Award by earning an average score of 4 or higher on a 5-point scale on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams. These students are:
- One hundred and three students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams. These students are:
- Forty-five students qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams. These students are:
- Sixty-nine students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP Examinations, with scores of 3 or higher. The AP Scholars are:
Of this year’s award recipients at Roslyn High School, 97 were juniors and three were sophomores. These students have at least one more year in which to complete college-level work, and possibly earn a higher-level AP Scholar Award.