Nearly 400 named AP Scholars in Smithtown

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The College Board has recognized 399 current and recently graduated students from both High School East and West as Advanced Placement Scholars.

These awards, which are divided upon several categories, were bestowed upon the students based on their exceptional achievement on the national exams. 

•    157 students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by receiving a score of 3 or higher on three or more exams.
•    81 students received the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average grade of 3.25 on all AP exams taken and grades of 3 or higher on four or more of those exams.
•    143 students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average grade of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken and grades of 4 or higher on five or more of these exams.
•    18 students received the highest designation of National AP Scholar by earning an average grade of 4 or higher on all AP exams taken and grades of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams.
AP courses completed with a score of 3 or higher on the final exam afford students the opportunity to earn college credit.