Mater Lakes Academy Tops in Advanced Placement Scores Internationally
College Board released earlier in the summer the Advanced Placement scores and Mater Lakes Academy received a 72% passing rate, the school’s highest passing rate.
Miami, FL, Wednesday, August 9, 2017 – College Board released earlier in the summer the Advanced Placement scores and Mater Lakes Academy received a 72% passing rate, the school’s highest passing rate.
In order to receive a passing score the AP students must earn a score of 3 or higher in their exam. This year 309 students tested 749 exams, the highest in Mater Lakes Academy history. Over the last five years, Mater Lakes has consistently increased its passing score from 59% in 2012-2013, 62% in 2013-2014, 68% in 2014-2015, 71% in 2015-2016, and 72% in 2016-2017.
Student that take AP courses and score a passing score in their respective exam, could earn college credits nationwide and well as use the credits to save on college tuition. Many students at Mater Lakes Academy are not only taking Advanced Placement courses but are taking dual enrollment courses at Miami-Dade College and Doral College. With over twenty AP Courses offered at Mater Lakes Academy, students have a variety of courses they can take throughout their secondary school experience that peek their interests and passions.
The global passing rate for the 2016-2017 school year was 60% and in the state of Florida it was 55%. Therefore, Mater Lakes Academy topped not only the state passing rate but the average passing rate internationally.
“Our teachers have been preparing throughout the summer in Advanced Placement trainings throughout the country to bring the latest and greatest materials to our students to keep the learning environment rigorous and innovative,” said principal, Rene F. Rovirosa.
The AP exam schedules and further more information on College Board and Advance Placement may be found on the College Board’s website at: https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/home.
Mater Lakes Academy is a Miami-Dade County Public Charter School, with students enrolled in 6th – 12th grade. Mater Lakes Academy has been open since the 2006-2007 academic school year, and is currently in its 12th year under the direction of Principal Rene F. Rovirosa, and is an A school for both the middle school and the high school. For more information, visit the school’s website at www.materlakes.org.