AP classes give students an opportunity to take part in more rigorous courses designed to enhance students’ college and career readiness. These courses are designed to push students to achieve greater heights. According the Utah State Office of Education, nearly 2,000 schools in Utah participated in Advanced Placement (AP) testing.
As rigorous as the courses are, testing in AP classes is even more challenging. Tests are done on a scale of 1-5. Students who are able to score a 3, 4, or 5 on their test will be able to receive college credit for completing AP courses while in high school. Out of the 2,000 schools who took AP tests in 2012, Salem Hills High School ranked number 10 in the state in passing rate. An amazing 79.4 percent of students who took the AP test passed.
Salem Hills was the only school in Nebo School District to rank in the top 10. The results are evidence of a lot of dedication at the school—dedication displayed not just by teachers and faculty, but by hard working students who are taking their own college and career readiness very seriously.
To see what other schools rank in the top 10, click here.