Santa Rosa among 425 school districts across U.S. and Canada honored

SANTA ROSA — Santa Rosa ISD has been named one of 425 school districts in the U.S. and Canada with the honor of being placed on the 6th Annual AP District Honor Roll.

The award is for increasing access to AP course work while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams.

Reaching these goals indicates a district is successfully identifying motivated, academically prepared students who are ready for the opportunity of AP.

To be included on the 6th Annual Honor Roll, Santa Rosa ISD had to, since 2013, increase the number of students participating in AP while also increasing or maintaining the number of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher.

This recognition demonstrates the efforts that the school district has placed on students taking AP courses and encouraging them to higher educational institutions.

National data from 2015 show that among black/African American, Hispanic, and Native American students with a high degree of readiness for AP, only about half of students are participating.

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