December 3, 2013 at 5:03 PM
A total of 162 Westfield High School students earned various AP Scholar awards in recognition of their college level achievement through Advanced Placement courses and exams. The score of Westfield’s students averaged 4.33. AP tests are scored on a 1 to 5 scale according to the College Board, with 5 being the highest.
Six students qualified for the prestigious National AP Scholar Award, which is granted to students in the United States who receive an average score of at least 4 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams. The Westfield High School seniors receiving the National AP Scholar Award include: Matthew Gates, Edmund Han, Geoffrey Ko, Adam Lupicki, Michaela Nies, and Benjamin Schwartz.
A total of 65 Westfield High School students earned the AP Scholar with Distinction Award for an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.
Forty-six Westfield High School students qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award for averaging at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.
Fifty-one students were granted the AP Scholar Award for receiving scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams.
AP is accepted by thousands of colleges and universities worldwide for college credit, advanced placement, or both on the basis of successful AP Exam grades. Westfield High School offers 17 AP courses.