For the 5th year in a row, Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) continues to increase Advanced Placement exam passing rates, while also increasing AP enrollment.
More than 26,000 M-DCPS students participated in May 2015 AP exams, showing an overall passing rate of 48.6 percent, with a 2.6 percent increaseover the previous year.
Through the AP Program, students have the opportunity to enroll in advancedcourses of study and earn college credit and/or AP credit while still enrolled in high school. Taking AP classes that earn college credit can help offset the cost of college, saving students and families thousands of dollars in tuition fees. M-DCPS offers 35 AP courses including art, government, history, languages, literature, math, music, and science.