At St. Agnes Academy, students took Advanced Placement (AP) exams in May 2016, earning college credit before they graduated high school. The AP Program measures demonstrated achievement in college-level subject matter for 11th and 12th grade students. Exams are offered in English Language, English Literature, U.S. Government, U.S. History, World History, Calculus (2), Biology, Chemistry, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Literature and Culture, Music Theory, Chinese Language, Statistics, Environmental Science, and Computer Science.
“St. Agnes Academy gave a record number of Advanced Placement tests this past spring and once again, our students' scores were exceptional. The pass rate for the Advanced Placement tests were an impressive 94%” said the former Director of Guidance Debbie Skelly.
This year, we had ten members of the Class of 2016 named as National AP Scholars. National AP Scholar is the designation granted to students who receive an average score of at least “4” on all AP exams taken, and scores of “4” or higher on eight or more of the exams. Students include:
St. Agnes also recognizes our 56 AP Scholars with Distinction – students who received an average score of at least “3.5” on all AP exams taken, and scores of “3” or higher on five or more of the exams. This list includes the AP Scholars listed above and:
Mary Angela Ricotta
Clara Sanchez Cane
Jilia Tremont Teixeira
There were 24 AP Scholars with Honor – students who received an average score of at least “3.25” on all AP exams taken, and scores of “3” or higher on four or more exams. Students include:
Celeste Del Pilar
Adriana Van Tho
Sara Van Tuerenhout
There were 42 AP Scholars – students who received scores of “3” or higher on three or more exams. Students include: