In partnership with the College Board and the Indiana Commission for Higher Education (ICHE), the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) announced on Thursday another year of increases in the number of Advanced Placement (AP) exams offered, taken, and passed.
For the 2017-2018 school year, Indiana reported the following increases:
For the 2018 graduating class, 25,892 Indiana public school students took an AP exam, compared to 24,659 in the class of 2017.
Since 2008, the percentage of Indiana public school graduates taking an AP exam during high school increased from 20.0 percent to 38.9 percent.
In the past 10 years, the number of Indiana public school students scoring 3 or better on at least one AP exam has increased from 6,284 to 13,403.
In the past three years, the number of Indiana public school students scoring 3 or better on at least one AP exam has increased 12.6 percent.