Advanced Placement Program
4th ANNUAL AP DISTRICT HONOR ROLL ANNOUNCED
The College Board has announced the 4th Annual AP District Honor Roll — a list of 477 districts across the U.S. and Canada being honored for increasing access to AP® course work while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams. Reaching these goals indicates that these districts are successfully identifying motivated, academically prepared students who are likely to benefit from rigorous AP course work.
DO YOU WANT TO EXPAND YOUR AP PROGRAM?
Yolande Berger, ODE's AP Network Coordinator, is available to meet with school administrators who are interested in providing equitable access for students to AP classes as well as assisting schools in creating action plans to build or expand their AP program. Contact Yolande at 614-466-2105 or email@example.com.
ADVANCED PLACEMENT IN OHIO
The Advanced Placement (AP) program offers courses and exams that provide high school students the opportunity to earn credit or advanced standing at colleges and universities. Students are better prepared for the global economy and post-secondary educational opportunities when learning takes place in an educational climate of raised expectations, increased capacity and measurable improvement.
Increase access to AP opportunities for all students, especially for low-income, rural and urban students
Focus on developing and expanding AP programs and participation in the core academic areas of English, mathematics, science and foreign language
Develop and expand Pre-AP courses or programs to provide middle and high school students with the critical thinking skills, content knowledge and study habits necessary for successful participation in their educational career as well as AP courses and exams
Ohio AP Initiatives
Virtual Learning Grant
In conjunction with the Race to the Top (RttT) Initiative, the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) seeks to provide increased opportunities for Ohio's students to take AP courses. The purpose of this grant is to expand virtual learning options and provide assistance for underserved student populations to take these classes. Schools selected to received this mini grant will use funds to provide this population with academic and financial support which will expose students to online AP coursework not offered at their school.
Ohio AP Resource
Ohio AP Teacher Network This site, brought to you by the Ohio Department of Education, helps Ohio's AP teachers strengthen their professional growth and share ideas and best practices. To visit the AP Teacher Network, please click the link above.
National AP Resource
College Board: A not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. The AP program consists of over 35 courses. Students who participate in AP programs are more likely to complete a bachelors’ degree within four years or less upon graduation. For more information from The College Board, please click the link above.
The College Board's 3rd Annual AP District Honor Roll
List of 3rd Annual Honor Roll Recipients
Ohio is exceeding national growth in AP
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