This week The College Board announced its 8th Annual AP District Honor Roll. The award recognizes school districts in the U.S. and Canada for “increasing access to AP for underrepresented students while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher.”
Here are the Washington school districts awarded Honor Roll status by The College Board: Arlington, Everett, Lake Washington, Longview, Orcas Island, Peninsula, Shoreline, Walla Walla.
Learn more about the criteria for inclusion on the AP Honor Roll here.
First time honors – The Seattle Times’ education reporter Claudia Rowe writes this is the first time the Walla Walla school district has earned a spot on on the honor roll. The majority of students there are from low income families and a plurality are Latino. From Walla Walla High School principal Ron Higgins: “About six years ago was the epiphany when we said,