All Gwinnett County public high schools make AP Honors list

All of the public high schools in Gwinnett County made at least one AP Honors list.

All 21 of the Gwinnett County Public Schools high school made one or more of the recently released AP Honors Schools list. Several schools were were recognized in more than one category. Archer High, Dacula High, Grayson High, and Mountain View High, made the list in five of the six categories. 

“We are proud that all 21 high schools were recognized by the Georgia Department of Education for honors in AP enrollment and achievement,” said Jonathan Patterson, associate superintendent for curriculum and instructional support. “Gwinnett County Public Schools has a culture of high expectations and our students continue to challenge themselves by taking more AP courses and earn higher marks.” 

AP exams are administered by the College Board, which also administers the SAT. AP courses are one of several ways Georgia students can access college-level learning at the high school level; students who receive a 3, 4, or 5 on an AP exam may receive college credit. The 2018 AP Honor Schools are named in six categories, based on the results of 2017 AP courses and exams.

AP Challenge Schools 
There are 56 AP Challenge Schools named in Georgia in 2018. These are schools with enrollments of 900 or fewer students and students testing in four of the core areas (English, math, science and social studies).

  • Gwinnett Online Campus

AP Access and Support Schools 
There are 69 AP Access and Support Schools named in Georgia in 2018. These are schools with at least 30 percent of AP exams taken by students who identified themselves as African-American and/or Hispanic and 30 percent of all AP exams earning scores of 3 or higher. 

  • Archer High School
  • Berkmar High School
  • Dacula High School
  • Discovery High School
  • Grayson High School
  • Lanier High school
  • Mountain View High School
  • Norcross High School
  • Shiloh High School
  • South Gwinnett High School

AP Merit Schools 

There are 67 AP Merit Schools named in Georgia in 2018. These are schools with at least 20 percent of the total student population taking AP exams and at least 50 percent of all AP exams earning scores of 3 or higher. 

  • Archer High School
  • Brookwood High School
  • Collins Hill High School
  • Dacula High School
  • Duluth High School
  • Grayson High School
  • Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology
  • Mill Creek High School
  • Mountain View High School
  • North Gwinnett High School
  • Parkview High School
  • Peachtree Ridge High School
  •  AP STEM Schools 

    There are 213 AP STEM Schools named in Georgia in 2018. These are schools with students testing in at least two AP math courses and two AP science courses (AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Statistics, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Physics C, AP Computer Science A)

    • Archer High School
    • Berkmar High School
    • Brookwood High School
    • Central Gwinnett High School
    • Collins Hill High School 
    • Dacula High School
    • Discovery High School
    • Duluth High School
    • Grayson High School
    • Gwinnett Online Campus
    • Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, & Technology
    • Lanier High School
    • Meadowcreek High School
    • Mill Creek High School
    • Mountain View High School
    • Norcross High School
    • North Gwinnett High School
    • Parkview High School
    • Peachtree Ridge High School
    • Shiloh High School
    • South Gwinnett High School

     AP STEM Achievement Schools 
    There are 146 AP STEM Achievement Schools named in Georgia in 2018. These are schools with students testing in at least two AP math courses and two AP science courses and at least 40 percent of exam scores on AP math and science exams earning scores of 3 or higher. 

    • Archer High School
    • Brookwood High School
    • Collins Hill High School
    • Dacula High School
    • Duluth High School
    • Grayson High School
    • Gwinnett Online Campus 
    • Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology
    • Lanier High School
    • Mill Creek High School
    • Mountain View High School
    • Norcross High School
    • North Gwinnett High School
    • Parkview High School
    • Peachtree Ridge High School

    AP Humanities Schools 

    There are 134 AP Humanities Schools named in Georgia in 2018. These are schools with students testing in the following AP courses: at least one ELA course, two social sciences courses, one fine arts course and one world language course.

    • Archer High School
    • Berkmar High School
    • Brookwood High School
    • Central Gwinnett High School
    • Collins Hill High School
    • Dacula High School
    • Discovery High School
    • Duluth High School
    • Grayson High School
    • Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology
    • Mill Creek High School
    • Mountain View High School
    • Norcross High School
    • North Gwinnett High School
    • Parkview High School 
    • Peachtree Ridge High School
    • Shiloh High School

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