Kirtland Schools Named to College Board AP District Honor Roll


Kirtland Local Schools is one of 373 school districts in the United States and Canada named by the College Board to the 9th Annual AP District Honor Roll.


To be included on the Honor Roll, districts had to increase the number of students participating in AP while also increasing or maintaining the percentage of students earning AP exam scores of 3 or higher. This is the third year Kirtland has been recognized – he district also was recognized in 2017 and 2013.


In 2018, more than 4,000 colleges and universities around the world received AP scores for college credit, advanced placement, or both, and/or consideration in the admissions process. Inclusion in the 9th Annual District Honor Roll is based on a review of three years of AP data. To be honored, districts must meet the following criteria:

  • Increase participation/access to AP by at least 4 percent in large districts, 6 percent in medium districts and 11 percent in small districts.
  • Increase or maintain the percentage of underrepresented minority groups taking exams.
  • Improve or maintain performance levels.


KHS offers 12 AP classes in Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics I, U.S. Government, U.S. History, CS Principles, English Language, English Literature, Calculus AB, Calculus BC and Statistics.


In 2018, 4 students earned AP Scholar Awards for earning an average score of at least 3 on three or more AP exams, 7 earned AP Scholars with Honors Awards for scoring an average of 3.25 on all exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams. One student earned an AP Scholar with Distinction Award for earning an average of 3.5 on all AP exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.

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