Forest Hills and East Grand Rapids Schools on AP District Honor Roll
East Grand Rapids and Forest Hills Public Schools merited placement on
College Board’s second annual report. This report names schools that have
had significant gains in advanced placement access and student performance.
Nationwide, only 367 public schools were on the list this year. To earn a
place, schools must increase the student count enrolled in advance placement
coursework while maintaining or increasing the percentage of students
earning scores of 3 or higher on AP exams.
Since 2009, East Grand Rapids High School has increased their student
participation in AP classes from 183 to 257, offering 13 different AP classes
to high school students. Forest Hills District increased their number of students
from 630 in 2009, to 774 in 2011.