CHAPPAQUA, N. Y. -- A total of 222 students at Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua won Advanced Placement awards for tests taken in May 2016, with 17 making the list for National AP Scholars.
The Advanced Placement program works in cooperation with high schools to provide college-level courses to high school students. In May, 533 students from Greeley took 1,242 AP exams in 31 subjects.
Eighty-two percent of test-takers scored at 3 or higher, qualifying for college credit. Exams are scored on a 5-point scale.
Of the 533 students who took the test, 222 students earned awards for high achievements. For the 17 students who qualified as National AP Scholars, they averaged scores of 4 or higher, with scores of 4 or higher on eight or more exams.
These are the 17 National AP Scholars:
- Jacob Beran
- Graham Blair
- Christopher Evanko
- Liam Fenlon
- Katharina Gschwind
- Matthew Kaufman
- Maximillian Metcalf
- Ruairi O'Connor
- Lyle Paskowitz
- Ethan Prober
- Jordan Schmolka
- Dorothy Shek
- Tyler Sherman
- Jaret Stillman
- Teresa Tseng
- Marc Xie
- James Zou
Of those 533 who took the test, 100 students earned an AP Scholar with Distinction Awards for scoring an average of 3.5 or higher on all AP exams taken, with scores of 3 or higher on five or more exams.
Forty-three students were awarded AP Scholar with Honors for averaging at least 3.25 on all exams, with scores of 3 or higher on four or more exams. And 79 students earned AP Scholar Awards for completing three or more AP exams with scores of 3 or higher.
To see the entire listing of students honored for their work on the Advanced Placement exams, visit the Chappaqua district's website .
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