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AP Participation of Minnesota Student Trends


 

The number of students taking AP exams has been increasing each year.


Year Number of Test Takers Number of Exams Taken* Number of Scores 3-5** Number of Minnesota High Schools Offering AP Courses
19923,8304,847147
19934,4345,794165
19944,8906,491167
19957,2789,401193
19968,46511,169201
19979,36912,641205
199811,04116,151208
199911,89317,870217
200013,01819,577215
200114,83923,015231
200216,01124,578238
200316,64025,343250
200417,43727,007251
200518,90229,480242
200622,46935,82122,851222
200725,98841,76326,116235
200827,60544,28128,138238
200930,39249,49731,740243
201032,54153,23934,145274
201135,09156,94237,000276
201237,36462,02340,702237
201338,72264,70942,031297

*Candidates may take exams in more than one subject.

**AP exams are scored on a scale from 1 to 5. Scores in the 3 to 5 range is the cut score used by most colleges to award college credit to new entering students.

Source: College Board