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Please see the charts below for information about low-income student participation in College Board Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) tests.

AP Test Data

The number of AP tests taken by low-income public school students nationally.

    Year
    Actual
    2012
    710,100
    2013
    768,010
    2014
    848,146

The number of AP tests passed (tests receiving scores of 3-5) by low-income public school students nationally.

    Year
    Actual
    2012
    268,860
    2013
    289,283
    2014
    330,486

The percentage of AP tests passed (tests receiving scores of 3-5) by low-income public school students nationally.

    Year
    Actual
    2012
    37.9
    2013
    37.7
    2014
    39.0

The number of AP tests taken by minority (Hispanic, Black, Native American) public school students nationally.

    Year
    Actual
    2012
    751,428
    2013
    846,872
    2014
    931,130

IB Test Data

The number of IB tests taken by low-income public school students nationally.

    Year
    Actual
    2012
    25,740
    2013
    27,767
    2014
    44,452

The number of IB tests passed (tests receiving scores of 4-7) by low-income public school students nationally.

    Year
    Actual
    2012
    13,705
    2013
    15,478
    2014
    26,958

The percentage of (IB) tests passed (tests receiving scores of 4-7) by low-income public school students nationally.

    Year
    Actual
    2012
    53.2
    2013
    55.7
    2014
    60.6

The number of IB tests taken by minority (Hispanic, Black, Native American) public school students nationally.

    Year
    Actual
    2012
    56,913
    2013
    61,126
    2014
    53,576


 
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Last Modified: 03/18/2015