Cranbrook Kingswood State of the School Report 2018-2019 State of the Schools Report - Page 20

In 2018, 327 Cranbrook students took 732 AP exams and 180 Cranbrook students were recognized in the AP scholar program. We had a remarkable increase at the highest level with our number of National AP Scholars almost doubling:

National AP Scholars: 14 (average grade of 4 or higher on 8 or more AP exams; average grade of 4.0 on all exams taken)

Scholars with Distinction: 92 (grades of 3 or higher on 5 or more AP exams; average grade of 3.5 on all AP exams taken)

Scholars with Honors: 33 (grades of 3 or higher on 4 or more AP exams; average grade of 3.25 on all exams taken)

AP Scholars: 55 (grades of 3 or higher on 3 or more AP exams)

Cranbrook Kingswood students in the Class of 2018 earned:

- 14 National Merit Scholarship Finalists

- 8 National Merit Scholars

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As indicated in the following tables, Cranbrook students achieved higher scores than students at the state and national level. It is important to note exam scores of 3 or higher because a score of a 3 or better indicates “qualified” for college-level understanding of the material covered on the test. The AP program uses a score of 3 as the benchmark for determining AP Scholars, Scholars with Honors, and Scholars with Distinction. Our students distinguish themselves further by earning a score of 5, the highest score possible on an AP exam.

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