Share of U.S. public high school students scoring above avg. on AP Exams 2010

The statistic shows the percentage of public high school students in the United States scoring 3 or higher on at least one Advanced Placement Exam in 2010 by state. Nationwide, 16.9 percent of public school students in the class of 2010 demonstrated the ability to do college-level work by obtaining a score of 3 or higher on at least one AP Exam.

Percentage of public high school students in the U.S. scoring 3 or higher on at least one Advanced Placement exam in 2010 by state

Share of students
Maryland26.4%
New York24.6%
Virginia23.7%
Connecticut23.2%
Massachusetts23.1%
Florida22.3%
California22.3%
Vermont21.8%
Colorado21.4%
Utah19.2%
Georgia19.1%
Maine19%
New Jersey18.6%
Wisconsin18.3%
North Carolina17.5%
Illinois17.2%
Washington17.1%
United States16.9%
Minnesota16.8%
New Hampshire16.6%
Texas15.5%
Delaware15.4%
South Carolina15.1%
Michigan15%
Nevada15%
Alaska14.3%
Oregon14.1%
Pennsylvania12.7%
Arkansas12.5%
Indiana12.4%
Kentucky12.2%
Ohio11.8%
Montana11.7%
South Dakota11%
Idaho11%
Rhode Island10.9%
Oklahoma10.3%
New Mexico10.2%
Tennessee9.7%
Kansas9.5%
Hawaii9.4%
Alabama9%
Arizona8.8%
Iowa8.8%
Wyoming8.5%
West Virginia7.6%
Missouri7.5%
Nebraska7.4%
District of Columbia6.9%
North Dakota6.8%
Louisiana4.6%
Mississippi4.4%
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Source

Release date

February 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

2010

Supplementary notes

NOTE: National average for United States is reported value in Advanced Placement Report to the Nation.

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