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JHS earns Advanced Placement honors
Jefferson High School has received the following honors from the College Board as a result of our student performances on the May 2015 Advanced Placement Exams:
AP Merit School
AP STEM School
AP STEM Achievement School
AP Humanities School
AP Merit Schools are schools with at least 20 percent of the student population taking AP exams and at least 50 percent of all AP exams earning scores of 3 or higher.
AP STEM Schools 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 B, AP Physics C, AP Computer Science).
AP STEM Achievement Schools are schools with students testing in at least two AP math courses and two AP science courses, and at least 40 percent of the exam scores on AP math and AP science exams earning scores of 3 or higher.
AP Humanities Schools are schools with students testing in all of the following AP courses: at least one ELA course, two social sciences courses, one fine arts course and one world language course.
2015-2016 Title I Reward District - We are pleased to announce once again that the Jefferson City School System is one of four Title I districts being recognized as a Reward District for having the highest absolute performance over three years for the “all students” group on the statewide assessments, among districts of their size. Each year, Title I Reward Districts are named in four categories: large districts with 10,000 or more students, medium districts with 4,000 to 9,999 students, small districts with 2,000 to 3,999 students and extra-small districts with fewer than 2,000 students. The school system will receive a $50,000 reward for this outstanding accomplishment.
Jefferson Academy has been designated as a 2016 "Highest Performing" Reward School based on Title I status and state assessment results. A "Highest Performing School" is a Title I school among the 5% of Title I schools in the state having the highest absolute performance for the "all students" group over three years on statewide assessments.