June 2017 News
Academy Students Honored for Outstanding AP Results
Thursday, June 15, 2017
The Indiana Academy was recognized in a June ceremony by the Indiana Department of Education for significant achievement in Advanced Placement student access and success by having 60% of all graduates earning a 3 or higher on an AP exam in 2016. Academy administrators and faculty who attended were Vickie Barton, Jeff Smith, Susie Cunningham, Diane Kallmeyer, and John Raja.
The Academy was given a plaque that reads: The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics and Humanities is hereby commended for significant achievement in Advanced Placement student access and success. The Indiana Academy has met or exceeded the goal of 25% of all graduates earning a 3 or higher on an AP exam.
Indiana DOE has been recognizing schools for earning 25% or higher mark for the last six years. The Academy is only one of a handful of schools in the State of Indiana that has received this recognition all six years.
Additionally, the College Board recently released reports for the 2017 AP exams. Academy students took 303 exams in 15 topic areas. The passing rate was 78.9% with scores of 3, 4 or 5. Twenty-eight students recognized were recognized as AP Scholars with Distinction. These students scored a 3 or higher on five or more AP exams. We also had 3 students recognized as National AP Scholars. These students scored a 4 or higher on eight or more AP exams.