The Lawrence School District has been named to the fourth annual Advanced Placement District Honor Roll, nj.com reports. This means there was an increase in the number of students enrolled in Advanced Placement courses and more students are getting higher scores on AP exams.
A total of 36 districts in New Jersey and 477 nationwide were recognized on the list, which was compiled by the College Board, according to the report. Lawrence is on the list for the first time.
The district has seen an increase of 23 percent in the number of students enrolled in AP courses since 2011, according to the report.
It has seen an increase in students scoring between a 3 and a 5, the highest possible score, on AP exams. The number went from 83 percent in 2011 to 87 percent this year, according to the report.