College Board announced that Mount Saint Mary Academy has been named to the Advanced Placement® Program (AP®) School Honor Roll, earning SILVER distinction.
The AP® School Honor Roll recognizes schools whose AP programs are delivering results for students while broadening access. Schools can earn this recognition annually based on criteria that reflect a commitment to increasing college-going culture, providing opportunities for students to earn college credit, and maximizing college readiness.
Twenty-four or 39 percent took 5 or more AP courses and exams during their career at Mount Saint Mary Academy. Ninety-four percent of the Class of 2023 engaged in the AP program, taking at least one AP course and exam during their Mount career. Seventy-one percent of the Class of 2023 students received a score of 3 or higher on an AP exam. During their career at Mount Saint Mary Academy, thirty-nine percent of the senior class of 2023 took 5 or more AP courses and exams.
During the 2023-2024 academic year, the Mount is providing a total of 21 AP courses: Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Comparative Government & Politics, Computer Science A, Computer Science Principles, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Environmental Science, French Language & Culture, Human Geography, Italian Language & Culture, Macroeconomics, Physics I, Psychology, Spanish Language & Culture, Statistics, U.S. Government & Politics, and U.S. History.
Of current AP courses at the Mount, there are 27 sections/classes and four sections/classes provided through One Schoolhouse.
Jacqueline Muratore, Assistant Directress for Faculty, Curriculum, and Planning, stated, “This recognition is a testament to the hard work of our students and the dedication of our faculty. The AP courses offered at the Mount challenge our students and prepare them for the rigors and expectations of college studies. We are so proud of our students’ achievements and look forward to another successful year of AP instruction.”