At the conclusion of the 2018-2019 school year, the College Board recognized 293 Sachem High School junior and senior students as Advanced Placement Scholars for their extraordinary performance on Advanced Placement Program exams.
At the most recent meeting of the Sachem Central School District Board of Education, 127 of the Advanced Placement Scholars who are now seniors at either Sachem High School North or East were recognized for their outstanding achievement on the challenging exams.
The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program offers academically excelling students an opportunity to enroll in college-level courses while still in high school to earn college credit. The College Board recognizes varying levels of achievement based on students’ performance on the course exams.
Among the varying levels of recognition students received included recognition as AP Scholars, receiving a score of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams, AP Scholars with Honor for attaining an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams, AP Scholars with Distinction for achieving an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams and the National AP Scholar for receiving an average score of at least 4 on all AP exams taken and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams.