AP Test Results
Alabama is ahead of every other state in the nation when it comes to improving Advanced Placement tests for high school students. Governor Robert Bentley and State School Superintendent Tommy Bice announced the news today in Montgomery. Over the last six years, Alabama students have shown an increase of 136 percent in the number of Advanced Placement exams passed in Mathematics, Science and English. The national increase over the same time period was 49 percent. The number of qualifying scores on AP exams taken in Alabama increased from 4,037 in 2008 to 9,534 this year. The Advanced Placement tests are used to qualify high school students for college credits.