Tag: Advanced Placement
Of the 34 AP examinations offered in 2013, African Americans scored the highest on several foreign language tests. Also the racial gap in AP scores were the lowest on many of the foreign languages tests.
Participation of African American students in Advanced Placement programs at U.S. high schools has soared in recent years. But a huge racial gap persists in performance on AP examinations.
In 2011, Blacks were 14.7 percent of high school graduates, took 7.2 percent of AP tests, and were 4.1 percent of those who passed AP examinations.