MADISON, WI — Wisconsin public school growth in the Advanced
Placement (AP) program includes a 10 percent increase over 10 years in
the percentage of graduates earning a qualifying score that gives them a
head start on postsecondary studies.
The College Board’s report,
“AP Cohort Data: Graduating Class of 2016,” provides an estimate of
public school graduates who took at least one AP exam during their high
school career. Wisconsin had 21,270 graduates from 2016 (35.4 percent)
who took 62,966 AP exams while in high school. Participation is up by
433 students from the class of 2015.