U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

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ESEA: Advanced Placement - 2005

CFDA Numbers: 84.330B - Advanced Placement Test Fee Program
84.330C - Advanced Placement Incentives Program


Program Goal: To increase the number 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 and IB programs and pass the exams.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: Students served: The number of low-income students who are successful on AP and IB tests.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
(a) Number of Advanced Placement tests taken by low-income students nationally.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1999
92,570
83,300
2000
102,474
102,000
2001
112,891
112,200
2002
140,572
124,180
2003
166,649
154,629
2004
190,350
170,092
2005
 
183,314
2006
 
220,000

(b) Number of IB tests taken by low-income students nationally.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2005
 
999

(c) Percentage of low-income students served by the API program who receive a passing score on AP tests.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2005
 
999

(d) Percentage of low-income students served by the API program who receive a passing score on IB tests.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2005
 
999


Explanation: Data for (a) are available annually in November. New performance measures have been established for (b), (c) and (d). The FY 2005 target for (b), (c), and (d) is to set the baseline. Data for these measures will be available annually in December.  
Source: Performance Report
Grantee Performance Report: Advanced Placement Grantee Performance Report.

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2004 - 2005
Data Available: December 2005
Validated By: No Formal Verification.

 

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