Saturday, July 7, 2018

2018 LNC Advanced Placement Success

Advanced Placement Exam scores for 2018 recently went live.  Proficiency on the AP Exam requires a level III, IV, or V.

For Lake Norman Charter, here is a rundown of some quick-hit highlights, starting with our overall success:


Four subjects had 100% Proficiency: U. S. Government and Politics, Spanish Language, Studio Art: 2-D Design Portfolio, & Studio Art: Drawing Portfolio.

Five additional subjects had a Proficiency in the 90%-range: Biology, Chemistry, English Language, Environmental Science, and Human Geography.

The LNC Proficiency rate was higher than the National Average for ALL subjects offered.

The LNC Proficiency rate of 13 subjects was at least 20% higher than the National Average.

Ten subjects had at least 30% higher Proficiency rate than the National Average.

Five subjects had at least 40% higher Proficiency rate than the National Average (English Language, English Literature, Environmental Science, Human Geography, and U. S. Government and Politics).

Our overall proficiency has increased over the past four years, in addition to drastically increasing the total number of testers.

2015: 341 out of 426 (80.05%)
2016: 451 out of 555 (81.26%)
2017: 523 out of 636 (82.23%)
2018: 594 out of 679 (87.48%)

This point of pride can be shared by all faculty and staff as continued evidence of our high academic standards in all subject areas.  Our success is a testament to the shared ownership of learning by our teachers and students, as well as the shared support by our families.

Thank you to our teachers and students for being their best,



P.S. A continued token of appreciation to the North Carolina General Assembly for allocated funding in the budget to pay for all public and charter students enrolled in Advanced Placement courses to take the exams with no cost to the families.

The opinions shared in this blog belong to Craig Smith and do not represent the school or district in which he works.

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