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AP exam participation: Cherokee County
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AP exam participation: Cherokee 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 Cherokee County, 1,901 students took 3,424 AP exams in 2014, and 2,630 of those exams earned passing scores.

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

Cherokee HS
287 students took 494 exams
362 passing scores

Creekview HS
347 students took 672 exams
514 passing scores

Etowah HS
344 students took 638 exams
523 passing scores

River Ridge HS
296 students took 544 exams
336 passing scores

Sequoyah HS
303 students took 459 exams
356 passing scores

Woodstock HS
324 students took 617 exams
539 passing scores

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