DPS recognized as an AP District of the Year by College Board

On March 10th DPS was recognized by College Board not only for having consistently increased enrollment in AP courses between 2013 and 2015, but also for increasing AP scores.  A representative from College Board stated that this is an anomaly, as school districts usually see decreases in AP test scores when they show drastic increases in enrollment.  All of WLA’s AP students boarded buses to Thomas Jefferson High School to attend the event.  Many DPS schools were in attendance but West Leadership was called out because we were founded with the help of College Board and we are the last remaining College Board school.   WLA currently offers AP Geography, AP Spanish, AP Calculus, AP Language and Composition and AP Literature with plans to offer even more AP courses next year.   AP courses prepare students for the rigorous coursework they will receive in college.
Event report by Keabeth Gonzalez
Photography by Jayline Castellanos-Orozco

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