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Friday, September 18, 2009

Eagle Rock honors its AP scholars

Eagle Rock High School announced that 76 current and recent students earned Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar Awards on the college entrance exam. One of those students, Kayvon Sarrami, who is currently attending Yale, stood out as a National AP Scholar, with an
average grade of 4 or higher on a five-point scale on all AP exams taken, and grades of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams, according to Eagle Rock college counselor Stephen Williams in a post on the NELA List.

It was only a few years ago that relatively few Eagle Rock students even took the AP exam. In 1996, the school tested In 1996, 66 Eagle Rock students took the test. This year, the number of student test takers had grown to 479.

1 comment:

  1. this is great news! some of these AP courses and exams are pretty hard; some harder than the actual college classes.