HOLMDEL, N.J.  – Based on outcomes of the spring 2019 Advanced Placement tests, 76 Holmdel High School students have been recognized as Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars by The College Board.   The AP Scholar Awards recognize high school students who have demonstrated exemplary college-level achievement on AP Exams.

“These results are a tribute to the efforts of our students as well as those of our AP teachers and speak to the high quality of teaching and learning that is synonymous with our school district,” said Superintendent Dr. Robert McGarry. 

Of the seventy-six students, 27 achieved AP Scholar status, which means they earned scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams. 17 others were recognized as AP Scholars with Honor after earning an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.

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39 HHS students were recognized as AP Scholars with Distinction for earning 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. Seven of these Scholars with Distinction also earned the title, “National AP Scholar,” receiving 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.

Holmdel High School boasts a comprehensive set of Advanced Placement offerings in both the Humanities and Sciences. In addition to potential college credit earned through Advanced Placement courses, Holmdel High School offers students opportunities to earn college credits with dual enrollment courses offered through Brookdale and Rutgers University.