- Solon City School District
AP Scholar Awards for 2020
COLLEGE BOARD CONFERS 442 AP SCHOLAR HONORS TO SOLON HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AND RECENT GRADUATES FOR THEIR ACHIEVEMENT
The College Board, which administers the national Advanced Placement program, is presenting 442 awards to Solon students and recent graduates who have earned the designation of AP Scholar in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level AP exams for 2020. This is more than 300 AP honors above the number awarded to Solon High School students for this achievement just a decade ago and demonstrates the depth of students successfully pursuing college-level work at the high school.
The College Board’s AP Program enables students to take challenging courses and receive possible college credit while still in high school based on their performance on the AP exams. After scoring the exams, the College Board awards academic honors at various levels of achievement based on the number of year-long courses and exams the students successfully completed.
Overall, the 2020 AP Scholar awards for Solon this year include:
- 12 AP Capstone Diploma
- 3 AP Seminar and Research Certificate
- 67 National AP Scholars
- 178 AP Scholars with Distinction
- 73 AP Scholars with Honor
- 109 AP Scholars
“We are proud of our students’ efforts as they continue to challenge themselves through the varied AP offerings at Solon High School,” said Erin Short, SHS principal. “These AP recognitions reflect the hard work and dedication of everyone at Solon High School to create an atmosphere of academic excellence.”
In 2020, 827 Solon High School students took 1,788 AP exams. The overall results included 545 scores of 5, 529 scores of 4 and 460 scores of 3. Scores of 3 and above qualify students for potential college credit.