Students Taking Apex Learning Advanced Placement Courses Again Outpace National Average

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AP Exam Scores Demonstrate Effectiveness of Courses Offered by Apex Learning

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Apex Learning offers 13 online AP courses authorized by the College Board and designed to support students and teachers working in both blended and virtual learning environments.

Apex Learning, Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation’s schools, continues the trend of outpacing national scores on the College Board AP exams. During the 2014-2015 school year, the average number of students earning a score of 3 or better on the Advanced Placement (AP) exam across Apex Learning Virtual School AP courses was 68 percent, seven percentage points higher than the national average of 61 percent for the same courses. Each year, Apex Learning students have performed as well or better than the national average.

"Student performance on the College Board AP exams demonstrates the effectiveness of our AP courses,” said Cheryl Vedoe, CEO of Apex Learning. “When using our digital curriculum, districts can have confidence knowing their students are well-prepared for not only the AP exams, but also college level coursework.”

Apex Learning offers 13 online AP courses authorized by the College Board and designed to support students and teachers working in both blended and virtual learning environments, including: Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Psychology, Spanish Language, Statistics, U.S. History, U.S. Government and Politics.

About Apex Learning
Nearly two decades ago Apex Learning emerged as a leader in digital learning for secondary education, developing online Advanced Placement courses to provide students who would otherwise not have access the opportunity to take rigorous, college-level courses. Recognizing the challenges schools face in meeting the needs of every student — from those struggling to stay on track for graduation to those capable of accelerating their learning — the company continues to develop innovative, digital learning solutions to support teachers and provide every student with the opportunity to excel beyond his or her expectations.

Today Apex Learning offers a comprehensive catalog of rigorous, standards-based online courses that meet high school graduation requirements. Apex Learning Comprehensive Courses are used by schools nationwide for both initial credit and credit recovery to get students back on track for on-time graduation. The company’s latest digital learning solution —Tutorials —ensure all students are prepared for high-stakes exams, provide remediation and enhance initial instruction.
Apex Learning, headquartered in Seattle, is accredited by AdvancED and its courses are approved for National Collegiate Athletic Association eligibility. For more information, visit http://www.apexlearning.com or call 1.800.453.1454.

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