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AP exam participation: Gwinnett County
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AP exam participation: Gwinnett County

(WXIA) -- More Georgia high school students are taking -- and passing -- Advanced Placement exams.

Last school year, 89,806 Georgia students took 154,176 AP exams. That's an 8 percent increase in the number of participants and almost a 9 percent increase in the number of tests.

AP exams are graded on a scale of 1 to 5. Passing scores of 3, 4 or 5 often allow the test-takers to earn college credit.

Georgia's seniors earned 86,075 passing scores on their AP exams in 2014, a 9.6 percent increase over 2013.

English Language and Composition was the state's most popular AP exam, followed by U.S. History and World History.

In Gwinnett County, 13,913 students took 26,361 AP exams in 2014, and 14,809 of those exams earned passing scores.

Here are the AP exam breakdowns for each Gwinnett County public high school:

Archer HS
814 students took 1,498 exams
716 passing scores

Berkmar HS
728 students took 1,701 exams
512 passing scores

Brookwood HS
1,162 students took 2,319 exams
1,755 passing scores

Central Gwinnett HS
515 students took 1,027 exams
345 passing scores

Collins Hill HS
666 students took 1,362 exams
874 passing scores

Dacula HS
574 students took 846 exams
417 passing scores

Duluth HS
569 students took 1,094 exams
759 passing scores

Grayson HS
588 students took 932 exams
583 passing scores

Gwinnett Schools of Mathematics, Science and Technology
603 students took 1,453 exams
1,188 passing scores

Lanier HS
447 students took 735 exams
348 passing scores

Meadowcreek HS
1,011 students took 2,024 exams
286 passing scores

Mill Creek HS
941 students took 1,777 exams
1,268 passing scores

Mountain View HS
517 students took 868 exams
567 passing scores

Norcross HS
710 students took 1,247 exams
690 passing scores

North Gwinnett HS
1,332 students took 2,389 exams
1,640 passing scores

Parkview HS
975 students took 1,828 exams
1,125 passing scores

Peachtree Ridge HS
1,008 students took 1,838 exams
1,343 passing scores

Shiloh HS
304 students took 563 exams
160 passing scores

South Gwinnett HS
449 students took 860 exams
233 passing scores

At Buford High School, which is part of Buford City Schools, 310 students took 499 AP exams, and 322 of those exams earned passing scores.

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