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AP exam participation: Clayton County
AP exam participation: Clayton 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 Clayton County, 1,597 students took 2,452 AP exams in 2014, and 276 of those exams earned passing scores.

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

Drew HS
91 students took 119 exams
4 passing scores

Elite Scholars Academy Charter School
103 students took 151 exams
27 passing scores

Forest Park HS
161 students took 197 exams
54 passing scores

Jonesboro HS
147 students took 290 exams
4 passing scores

Lovejoy HS
287 students took 384 exams
47 passing scores

Morrow HS
167 students took 289 exams
42 passing scores

Mount Zion HS
260 students took 385 exams
31 passing scores

Mundy's Mill HS
140 students took 246 exams
40 passing scores

North Clayton HS
96 students took 145 exams
10 passing scores

Riverdale HS
144 students took 244 exams
15 passing scores


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