St. Xavier has 119 AP scholars

One hundred nineteen of the 290 students at St. Xavier High School who took Advanced Placement (AP) exams in May 2014 have been recognized as AP Scholars by the College Board’s Advanced Placement Program. A total of 647 AP exams were administered to St. Xavier students and 89 percent of those students earned scores that qualified them to receive college credit.

Forty-four students qualified as AP Scholars by earning scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams.

Twenty-six students qualified for the designation of AP Scholar with Honor for earning an average of 3.25 on all AP exams taken and 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.

Forty-nine students qualified as AP Scholar with Distinction for earning an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken, and a 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.

In addition, six of those recognized as AP Scholars with Distinction qualified for the College Board’s highest distinction of National AP Scholar. Ben Fultz, Abishek Mahesh, Will Marx, Ben Metzger, John Tompkins and Freddie Weitendorf, all members of the class of 2014, earned an average score of at least 4 or higher on all AP exams taken, and 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams.

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