District Publications: State of the District 2018-19 - Page 7

89 93 ADVANCED PLACEMENT Classes Mansfield ISD offers 34 college- level advanced placement (AP) courses for high school students. Students who receive a qualifying score on an AP exam can earn college credit hours before graduation. In 2018, MISD students passed a total of 2,206 AP exams. Students can get a jumpstart in advanced courses by taking one of MISD’s more than 25 pre-AP courses in as early as the fifth grade. STATE MISD GRADUATION RATES DUAL CREDIT & Scholarships INDUSTRY Certifications 2018 ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES y 3,354 students participated in AP exams y 2,206 AP exams received a passing score (3 or higher) The class of 2018 In addition to the opportunity to earn college earned more than credit hours, MISD students have an $32 MILLION in opportunity to graduate high school with SCHOLARSHIPS! industry-standard certifications through career classes at Ben Barber Innovation Academy. During the 2017-18 school Dual credit hours year, students earned more than 2,382 earned for 2017-18 total certif ications and 1,187 industry students: certif ications. A new industry-recognized certif ication, Unmanned Aircraft Systems Certif ication, will be offered in 15,391 hours! spring 2019 through MISD’s EduDrone course. MANSFIELD ISD State of the District | 5 College credit can also be earned through our dual credit partnership with the Tarrant County College District. MISD has strong partnerships with the University of Texas at Arlington, the University of North Texas, Texas Wesleyan University and Prairie View A&M University that give eligible MISD students scholarships and automatic admission. By the time Mansf ield ISD students graduate high school, they are college and career ready. College credit hours, certif ications and scholarship dollars earned are just a few factors that show how the district is preparing students for the next stage of life.