LuHi Students Score Impressive Results on Advanced Placement Examinations
At LuHi, excellence is one of our Core Values, and the Spring 2023 Advanced Placement (AP) exam results are a testament to the hard work and dedication of both students and educators. LuHi students showcased exceptional performance across various subjects, surpassing not only local and statewide averages but also global standards. In this blog post, we proudly highlight some of LuHi’s many outstanding AP scores and commend the students and teachers for their remarkable achievements.
Biology: With a mean score of 3.10, LuHi students in Biology demonstrated their mastery of this complex subject. Their performance aligns with the school’s average and surpasses both the New York State and global averages. The remarkable 75% of LuHi students who achieved scores of 3 or higher highlights their in-depth understanding of biological concepts and dedication to academic excellence, and is significantly higher than the state (62.6%) and global (64.4%) average.
Calculus AB and BC: LuHi’s students excelled in both Calculus AB and Calculus BC, showcasing their strong mathematical skills. With a mean score of 3.50 in Calculus AB and a mean score of 4.00 in Calculus BC, LuHi students achieved outstanding results. An impressive 75% of LuHi students earned scores of 3 or higher, surpassing the state (54%) and global (58%) average and reflecting their commitment to mastering advanced mathematical concepts.
Computer Science A: LuHi students’ passion for computer science shone through their remarkable performance in the AP Computer Science A exam. With 80% of students achieving scores of 3 or higher, LuHi students outperformed both the statewide and global averages. Their dedication and proficiency in programming concepts underscore their potential as future innovators in the ever-evolving field of technology.
English Language and Literature: LuHi’s English Language and Literature students demonstrated exceptional skills in written expression and critical analysis. With a mean score of 3.48 in Language and 3.63 in Literature, LuHi students surpassed both the state and global averages. An impressive 91.3% of students earned scores of 3 or higher in AP Language, greatly surpassing the state (54.5%) and global (56.1%) averages. 87.5% of students achieved the same in Literature, which significantly eclipsed the state (73.4%) and global (77.2%) average and reflected their ability to effectively communicate and interpret complex literary works.
AP Research and Seminar: LuHi’s commitment to fostering analytical thinking and research skills was evident in the AP Research and Seminar exams. With mean scores of 3.31 in Research and 3.57 in Seminar, LuHi students displayed their prowess in critical analysis and independent research. Notably, 87.5% of students achieved scores of 3 or higher in AP Research, and 95.2% scored a 3 or higher in AP Seminar, which greatly exceeded state and global averages.
Spanish and French Language and Culture: LuHi students’ dedication to language learning and cultural understanding was evident in the AP Spanish and French Language and Culture exams. The percentage of scores that were 3 or higher were 84.6% for Spanish, and 83.3% for French – and LuHi students exceeded local, state, and global averages in both exams.
United States History: LuHi students’ achievements in the AP United States History exam showcased their understanding of the nation’s rich history. With a mean score of 3.22, LuHi students outperformed the New York State and global averages. An impressive 83.3% of students achieved scores of 3 or higher, as compared to the New York State (48.7%) and Global (47.5%) results, highlighting their ability to critically analyze historical events and connect them to the present.
LuHi’s impressive AP scores in Spring 2023 across a wide range of subjects are a testament to the dedication and hard work of both students and educators. From Biology to Calculus, English to Computer Science, LuHi students have demonstrated their mastery of complex subjects and surpassed local, state, and global averages. These outstanding achievements reflect LuHi’s commitment to academic excellence and the cultivation of critical thinking, analytical skills, and a global perspective.