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JOHN CARROLL HIGH SCHOOL’S ADVACEMENT PLACEMENT PROGRAM A SUCCESS!

2013-11-01


JOHN CARROLL HIGH SCHOOL’S ADVACEMENT PLACEMENT PROGRAM A SUCCESS!
John Carroll High School administered 225 Advanced Placement tests in May 2013 (up from 152 last year). JCHS had 98 test takers, and 60% of those students took multiple exams. One third of the test takers took 3 or more exams - 17 took 3, 2 took 4, 8 took 5, and a record-setting 6 took 6! Overall, English Literature and Composition showed the best passing rate of 86%! Psychology had a 77% passing rate followed closely by Environmental Science with a 75% passing rate.
John Carroll High School is again offering US History, Biology, Environmental Science, English Literature and Composition, Calculus AB, Physics B, Chemistry, Statistics, U.S. Government and Politics, Macroeconomics, Human Geography, Psychology, Computer Science, and Spanish Language and Culture. This year the school has also added AP World History for a total of 15 courses!
In 2013, JCHS had 15 AP Scholars (up from 5 last year), 5 AP Scholars with Honor (up from 1 last year), and 1 AP Scholar with Distinction (down from 2 last year). These amazing students deserve special recognition.
An AP Scholar is a designation awarded to students who scored 3 or higher on 3 or more exams. The JCHS AP Scholars were Carolyn Back, Sara Charles, Dan Culumber, Agenia Delouche, Elena Garcia, Katie Lescouflair, Simon Li, Jack McGarry, Andrew Smith, Emily Stapleton, Melissa Tench, John Tompkins, Matt Utter, Nick Woodward, and Charlie Yang!
An AP Scholar with Honors distinction is awarded to students who average 3.25 on all exams ever taken and score 3 or higher on 4 or more exams. Congratulations to Patrick Anderson, Stephen Chen, Carly Beth Jones, Allison Ma, and Kevin Zhang.
Lastly, an AP Scholar with Distinction is awarded to students who average at least a 3.5 on all exams ever taken and score 3 or higher on 5 or more exams: Savannah Geary has taken 9 exams, scoring 2 5's, 4 4's, 2 3's, and 1 2.
Congratulations to all of these students and their hard-working teachers! To learn more about John Carroll High School and the services it provides to the community, please visit www.JohnCarrollHigh.com.

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