COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Georgia high school students are making significant gains on Advanced Placement exams, including a local high school in Columbus.
Carver High School was named the winner of the AP Champion Award. This award recognizes efforts toward eliminating barriers that restrict access to AP and creative promotion of AP coursework.
Georgia's students recorded a fantastic performance on the 2015 AP exams – participation is up and scores are up, placing Georgia among the top tier for Advanced Placement scores in the United States," State School Superintendent Richard Woods said.
The College Board says Georgia is ranked 13th for the percentage of students scoring three or higher on the tests.
Students can earn at least three college credits and save $280 per credit hour by scoring high on the AP exam.