AP Quick Facts

  • 86 Central students took a total of 101 AP exams during the 2011-12 school year.
  • Students enrolled in an AP course are expected to participate in the Advanced Placement testing program administered in May of each year.
  • Indiana public universities and colleges guarantee college credit will be awarded to students earning a 3 or higher on an AP exam
  • Research shows that students who take one or more AP Examinations are more likely than students of similar academic ability who did not take any exams to earn at least a B average in their first year of college, to maintain that average for the duration of their college career and to graduate with Academic honors.
  • Students who take AP courses and exams are much more likely than their peers to complete a Bachelor’s degree in four years or less.