Thirty-nine Santa Catalina School students received AP Scholar Awards for 2019—more than half of students who took the exams. One student, Angela Hu '19, was named a National AP Scholar.
In total, 69 students took AP exams in 16 subjects, with 90 percent of students earning a 3 or higher.
The AP Scholar Awards recognize high school students who have demonstrated exemplary college-level achievement on AP exams. At Catalina, 10 juniors and 29 seniors received awards. Here is a breakdown:
- 13 AP Scholars: Granted to students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams.
- 8 AP Scholars with Honor: Granted to students who receive 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.
- 17 AP Scholars with Distinction: Granted to students who receive 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
- 1 National AP Scholar: Granted to students in the United States who receive 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.
For Catalina, the most popular tests were English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, and Calculus AB.