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Minority AP Passing Scores

Score of 3 and Over in Math, Science and English in 10 Dallas ISD For African American and Hispanics

2005 results are 17.8 times greater than 1995 results

Description of slide image: there is a bar chart showing the number of passing scores on AP Exams earned by African American and Hispanic students at the ten schools each year from 1990 to 2005. The numbers from 1990 to 1995 are all below 35; in 1996, the first year of the AP Incentive program, the number increases to 79 and generally increases in each following year.

The actual numbers used in the chart are in the following table:

YearNumber of Passing Scores
199024
199132
199219
199327
199425
199529
199679
1997141
1998152
1999226
2000295
2001327
2002401
2003462
2004411
2005517

Source: The College Board, Dallas ISD

Last Modified: 05/03/2006