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Maryland students rank No. 1 on AP tests

Maryland State Department of EducationMaryland students are still on the top in Advanced Placement success.

State students have achieved another number one national ranking in AP scores, according to the Maryland State Department of Education. The College Board has reported that Maryland’s winning streak in the rigorous national exams is longer than previously noted.

The percentage of Maryland seniors who earned a score of 3 or higher on one or more AP exams reached 29.6 in 2012, the highest percentage in the nation and an increase over the 27.9 percent tallied in 2011, according to the College Board’s “Annual AP Report to the Nation.” A score of 3 or better is the threshold at which many higher education institutions award college credit for high school students in an AP assessment.


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