Eleanor Roosevelt students interested must sign up.
Eleanor Roosevelt students hoping to take the Advanced Placement test this spring to earn some college credit must register by March 8, according to the school's website. Students can register by entering their information here. (You must have permission to view the form.) Also the school is offering a free SAT today, Feb. 27. Click here for more information.
The numbers in Howard County are even higher than statewide results.
Maryland students have once again secured a number one ranking—this time in the number of students scoring a 3 or higher out of five on an Advanced Placement test. The state moved up from 27.9 percent in 2011 to 29.6 percent in 2012, the highest percentage in the nation, according to a report released by the College Board Wednesday. A total of 48.2 percent of Maryland students took the exam in 2012, up from 46.4 the previous year. In comparison, 28 percent of all Howard County high school students, including over half of the seniors enrolled in an AP class in 2012, with 82 percent also taking the corresponding exam. In addition, 82 percent of the exams resulted in a score of 3 or higher, with 56 percent scoring a 4 or higher, according to …