Getting Ahead: Advanced Placement Tests

Getting Ahead: Advanced Placement Tests

About 1.1 million students in the class of 2016 took at least one advanced placement test through the College Board's Advanced Placement Program.

Data from the College Board says the figure represents a 70 percent increase in participating public school students over the last decade; in the class of 2006, only 645,000 students took at least one AP test.

Schools across the

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