AP Scholar honors earned by 392 Northwest ISD students
AP Scholar honors earned by 392 Northwest ISD students
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Northwest ISD students excelled at Advanced Placement exams during the 2015-16 academic year, with 392 high school students in the district earning 423 AP Scholar honors.

The amount of honors represents a 36 percent increase over the amount of honors in 2014-15, and a 98 percent increase from 2013-14. More Northwest ISD students than ever before also attempted to earn college credit by taking AP exams during 2015-16, with 1,702 students taking 3,739 exams. By comparison, 1,1331 students took 2,774 exams during the 2014-15 academic year.

To be named an AP Scholar, a student must earn a score of 3 or better – tests are graded on a 1-5 scale, with 5 being the best score – on three or more AP exams. Additional honors are bestowed upon students for receiving better scores on a larger amount of AP exams.

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