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College Board honors McMinn County Schools

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ATHENS, TN (WRCB) -

McMinn County Schools has been selected for the 4th Annual AP District Honor Roll.  A total of 477 school districts across the U.S. and Canada are being honored by the College Board for simultaneously increasing access to Advanced Placement® course work while maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams. Only five districts in Tennessee met the criteria to be placed on the AP District Honor Roll.

Criteria used for inclusion in the AP District Honor Roll:

 

  1.  Increased access to AP courses by
  • At least 4% in large districts
  • At least 6% in medium districts  
  • At least 11% in small districts

 

  1. Performance levels were maintained or improved when comparing the percentage of exams scoring 3 or higher  from 2011 to 2013 .

 Dr. Phillip Swanson, Secondary Supervisor for McMinn County Schools, said the district was the only school district in Southeast Tennessee to receive this honor.

 

 

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