The Georgia Department of Education and State Superintendent Richard Woods named Loganville High School, Monroe Area High School and Walnut Grove High School 2021 Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools based on the AP exam performance of last year’s graduates.
“I congratulate all three of our high schools for once again achieving high levels of AP success despite the impact of COVID-19,” said Superintendent Nathan Franklin. “These state-level honors are a true testament to the hard work of our teachers, coordinators and students. I am proud of their accomplishments and commend them for a job well done.”
College Board’s AP program allows students to challenge themselves while exploring their interests and earning college credit through rigorous college-level work while in high school.
AP Honor School Recognitions
AP Expansion School (24 schools recognized) – Loganville High School
Schools with 25 percent growth in AP student participation from May 2019 to May 2020 and a minimum of 25 students testing in May 2019.
AP Humanities School (75 schools recognized) – Walnut Grove High School
Schools with a minimum of five students testing in each of the following AP categories: one ELA course, two history/social science courses, one fine arts course and one world language course
AP Humanities Achievement School (65 schools recognized) – Walnut Grove High School
AP Humanities schools (see above definition) with at least 50% percent of all AP Humanities exams earning scores of three or higher
AP STEM Schools (165 schools recognized) – Loganville, Monroe Area and Walnut Grove High Schools
Schools with a minimum of five students testing in at least four AP STEM courses (AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Statistics, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Physics C, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles)
AP STEM Achievement Schools (96 schools recognized) – Loganville, Monroe Area and Walnut Grove High Schools
Schools with students testing in at least two AP math courses and two AP science courses and at least 40% of exam scores on AP math and AP science exams earning scores of three or higher.
The Walton County School District serves around 14,000 students in 15 schools including nine elementary schools, three middle schools and three high schools. The mission of the Walton County School District is to ensure that each student acquires the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve personal success and enrich the community. The district values students as individuals with unique intellectual, physical, social, and emotional needs. For more information, please visit www.walton.k12.ga.us.