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The College Board has identified 195 ETHS students, including 47 current seniors, for earning AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the Advanced-Placement exams. Only about 18% of the more than one million high-school students who took AP exams last May after completing challenging college-level courses merited such recognition.
• Seven students who graduated in June—Sarah Angell, Zoe Goodman, Christopher Graham, Gabriel Jacobs, Noam Keesom, Katherine Reifler, and Samuel Rosen—qualified for the highest honor, the National AP Scholar Award, by earning an average grade of 4 or higher on all AP exams taken, and grades of 4 or 5 (highest possible grade) on eight or more of these exams during their years at ETHS.
• 69 students, including one current senior, received the AP Scholar with Distinction Award.
• 32 students, including four current seniors received the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average of at least 3.25 on all exams.
• 94 students, including 42 current seniors, qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP exams with grades of 3 or higher.
Most of the nation’s colleges and universities award credit, advanced placement, or both based on successful performance on the AP exams. There are 37 AP exams offered in a wide variety of subject areas, each consisting of multiple-choice and essay or problem-solving questions, except for the Studio Art exam which evaluates students’ original artwork. ETHS offered all but three of the exams in May.