2018 AP Pass Rates
The College Counseling Office recently reported that SJCS students scored an 82% pass rate on Advanced Placement (AP) exams completed this past spring. The state pass rate was reported at 59% and the national pass rate was 58.5%.
Of the 291 AP exams taken by 156 SJCS students, they scored a “3” or better on 239 of the exams. A score of “4” was earned on 94 of the exams, while a score of “5” was earned on 59 exams. SJCS students took the AP exams in May of 2018 after completing college-level courses at St. Joseph’s. Students must score between “3” and “5” on a five-point scale to earn college credit. Most of the nation’s colleges and universities award credit, advanced placement, or both based on successful performance on these exams.
2018 AP Scholars
Forty-six SJCS students earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement (AP) Exams in May of 2018. The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program provides motivated and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both based on the successful performance on theses exams.
Patrick Alvis, Riley Fesler, Jonathan Heijjer, Katie Hudak, Dylan Lane, Catalina Lindstrom, Drew Lyons, Carson McAbee, Dominic Mosley, Sydney Read, Joelle Saunders, Megan Seidel, Francesca Strathern, Brandon Vogt, Lauren Willoughby, and Caroline Wright qualified for the “AP Scholar with Distinction Award” by earning an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.
Lucas Baumgarten, Anthony Cinquemani, Brendan Cummings, Luke Cunniffe, Daniel Klosowski, Lauren McTigue, Jonathan Nipert, Maddie Starks, Ian Tennant, Ben Williams, and Connor Williams all qualified for the “AP Scholar with Honor Award” by earning an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.
Katherine Alber, Annika Bissinger, Christian Castillo, James Clemence, Miguel Cordi, Jessica Crosby, Ethan Felkel, Anna Scott Gardner, Sarah Harris, Cece Hendricks, Madison Koontz, Robby Matlock, Nathaniel Meglic, Anthony Minerva, Caroline Morris, Joshua Powers, Gabi Sammon, Katherine Uprichard, and Ashleigh Werth all qualified for the “AP Scholar Award” by completing three or more AP Exams, with scores of 3 or higher.