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MD Students Rank First in the Nation in Advanced Placement Exam Scores

Maryland shows an increase of nearly 12 percent since 2003.

Maryland is first in the nation on Advanced Placement exams. Patch File Photo
Maryland is first in the nation on Advanced Placement exams. Patch File Photo

Maryland is ranked first in the nation in Advanced Placement exam scores for 2013 public high school graduates.

In a report released by the college board, nearly 30 percent (29.6%) of high school graduates in the state scored 3 or higher on an AP Exam. This is up nearly 12 percent since 2003. Connecticut, Virginia, Massachusetts took the next three spots respectively. Advanced Placement Exams are scored on a 5-point scale.

According to the College Board, which administers the test, there has been a 7.9 point increase in the percentage of U.S. public high school graduates scoring a 3 or higher on an AP Exam since 2003. Seventeen states across the country exceed the national average.

Read the full report from the College Board >>
Buzz Beeler February 13, 2014 at 12:00 AM
Hey DD where is "College"? I never heard of that school. What did you do DD to serve your community? You have seven children? I see your intellectual abilities limit you to one sentence again. I thought you said you graduated from Purdue University and had a degree and worked as a mining engineer in Mexico? I thought you served in three wars overseas and spoke six languages. You did this while having seven children? Amazing! Where is all that evidence you promised to e-mail me on your great accomplishments? I have been waiting a long time. I thought you were contacting NY. Where is that letter? All mouth, no action. By the way, back then it took a 70% grade to make it into the academy. Sadly they had to lower the standards.
Buzz Beeler February 13, 2014 at 01:31 AM
I guess DD has nothing to say or better yet e-mail me.
Buzz Beeler February 13, 2014 at 12:27 PM
Give me a number and I'll turn myself in. Then I would get to see who DD is because if you file a complaint you must provide identification. The mail must be really slow from NY. I was just in touch with them and people will now notice that the graphics on the Dundalk page have been fixed. The right hand side of the page no longer contains the same news item repeatedly. DD should I surrender and plead mercy? You do have a way a deflecting from the topic don't you.

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