ERIC Number: ED557740
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Dec-6
Reference Count: N/A
2013 Advanced Placement Exam Participation and Performance for Students in Montgomery County Public Schools and Public School Students in the State of Maryland and the Nation. Memorandum
Sanderson, Geoffrey T.
Montgomery County Public Schools
This memorandum provides data on the participation and performance of Advanced Placement (AP) exams taken by students in the Montgomery County (Maryland) Public Schools (MCPS) in the 2012-2013 school year as compared with those by public school students in Maryland and the nation. Generally, the number of AP exams taken by MCPS students in 2013 accounted for 31.1% of all those taken by Maryland public school students, and the number of AP exams with scores of 3 or higher taken by MCPS students accounted for 37.6% of all those in Maryland.
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Equivalency Tests, High School Students, Public Schools, Comparative Analysis, Student Participation, Performance, Asian American Students, African American Students, Hispanic American Students, White Students, Multiracial Persons, High Schools, Gender Differences, Special Education, English Language Learners, Academic Achievement, Counties
Montgomery County Public Schools. 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD 20850. Tel: 301-309-6277; Web site: http://www.mcps.k12.md.us
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), Office of Shared Accountability
Identifiers - Location: Maryland
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Advanced Placement Examinations (CEEB)