Irving ISD has been recognized by the College Board as its 2015 AP District of the Year! This honor is a result of the district expanding access to Advanced Placement (AP) courses and improving AP Exam performance. Congratulations to all of the teachers, counselors and students whose hard work and commitment led to this national award!
Irving ISD was one of 547 school districts across the U.S. and Canada that achieved placement on the 5th Annual AP District Honor Roll. From this list, College Board selected three AP Districts of the Year – one for each category of district population size: small, medium, and large – based on an analysis of three academic years of AP data. Irving ISD, with an enrollment of 35,000 students, is the winner in the mid-sized category (defined as having 8,000 to 49,999 students).
Since the 2008-2009 school year, Irving has increased:
- By 70 percent – the number of students taking AP courses.
- By 62 percent – the number AP Exams administered.
- By 62 percent – the number of AP Exams with a score of 3, 4, or 5.
- By 83 percent – the number of students who scored a 3, 4 or 5 on an AP Exam.
In the 2013-2014 school year, Irving has increased:
- By 19 percent – the number of students who took an AP Exam.
- By 41 percent – the number of students who scored a 3, 4, or 5 on an AP Exam.
For more information, visit: www.irvingisd.net.