|CFDA Number:||84.330 - Advanced Placement Program|
|Goal 8: To increase the numbers of low-income high school students prepared to pursue higher education.|
|Objective 8.1 of 1: Encourage a greater number of low-income students to participate in the AP program.|
|Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: Students served: The number of AP tests taken by low-income students will increase by 10 percent annually.|
|Targets and Performance Data||Assessment of Progress||Sources and Data Quality|
Status: Target exceeded
Explanation: In May 2002 low-income students took 140,572 AP tests, a 25% increase over 2001. Part of the increase, however, may reflect a change in the way the data are collected. More than likely, these numbers were under-reported in previous years.
Additional Source Information: Education Testing Service (ETS) data
Collection Period: 2003
Data Available: September 2003
Validated By: No Formal Verification.
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