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  • “Choice, Not Chance, Determines Your Destiny” -Dr. Freeman Hrabowski
  • College Board Advanced Placement Information Night  Welcome and Overview of the Evening       Brief Film- 50 Years of Advanced Placement Squalicum Data and Student Success Squalicum AP Film clip College, Admissions, and AP Attend Informational break-out ‘sessions’ Time for informal questions/answer
  • Equitable Access to a College Preparatory High School Experience  Focus beyond basic high school graduation requirements  Utilize external validation of our success beyond the WASL/HSPE/EOC  External Measurements of Success  Continue to increase the academic expectations and opportunities for ALL our students
  • College Prep Experiences  Continue to encourage all students to challenge themselves in at least one Advanced Placement course during their high school career  Accessing Advanced Placement courses is a leading indicator as to who gets into college, as well as how students do once they arrive.
  • Current AP Course Offerings AP Human Geography AP Micro Economics AP US History AP World History AP Art History AP Macro Economics AP Psychology AP Environmental Science AP Biology AP Chemistry AP Physics AB AP Physics C (Mechanics) AP English Literature AP English Language AP Calculus AB AP Calculus C AP Statistics AP Studio Art 2D AP Studio Art 3D AP Music Theory AP Spanish AP French AP German AP Computer Science
  • Students taking Advanced Placement 07-08 Tests Taken 07-08 # Students AP Lang & Comp 08-09 08-09 # Tests Students Taken 09-10 09-10 # Tests Students Taken 10-11 # Students 11-12# Students 12-13# Students 13-14# Students 1 1 15 13 26 24 23 54 124 98 AP Lit & Comp 81 69 70 68 69 70 83 74 66 39 AP Psychology 0 0 0 0 27 25 48 63 96 172 AP US History/Gov 36 28 55 47 32 33 72 79 89 49 AP World History 0 0 0 0 19 18 26 1 16 17 AP Macro/Micro 0 0 0 0 32 34 20 91 59 80 AP Government 22 AP Statistics 0 0 30 23 31 31 0 21 48 29 AP Calculus 39 32 47 47 61 61 75 55 70 93 AP Calculus BC AP 1 1 1 1 0 0 4 5 1 21 AP Music Theory 0 0 0 0 3 6 12 15 20 14 18 15 0 0 17 17 21 0 40 30 AP Chemistry 0 0 29 28 0 0 58 45 46 29 AP Physics B/C 23 21 44 44 39 39 51 51 64 83 AP Envir Science 0 0 0 0 27 27 30 34 44 62 AP French 0 0 0 0 11 10 4 6 8 5 AP German 0 0 1 1 4 4 4 5 1 3 AP Spanish 18 12 21 12 18 21 25 25 25 17 8 6 12 111 178 233 AP Biology AP Studio Art AP Human Geography AP Computer Science Totals 20 217 179 313 284 416 429* 556 743 1001 1128
  • AP Access: Increase over time School Year Number of AP Seats 2007-08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 207 312 416 556 720 1001 1128
  • An Invitation to the AP Program… Increase in number of AP courses taken over time # Courses 1200 1000 800 600 400 200 0 1001 207 312 416 556 1128 715 # Courses
  • Comparative 2013 AP Pass Rates (3+) Squalicum High School 62.1 % Washington State 62.8% Global 61.5% *Squalicum High School tests all our students
  • College Admissions and AP  The difference between the ‘class’ and the ‘test’  Competitive edge  University awareness of Squalicum AP offerings  Transcript review; course selection vs. GPA  Weighted GPA for Class Rank Purposes- 2015  Finding appropriate balance
  • “The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next” - Abraham Lincoln