Advanced Placement (AP)

  • AP Access Award by the College Board
    The AP School Honor Roll recognizes schools whose AP programs are delivering wide-reaching results for their students and Marshall Fundamental has received this honor by demonstrating a clear and effective commitment to equitable access to advanced coursework. This award is anchored in research-based relationships between AP Exams and college outcomes, which include the following:
    • College Culture: 40% or more graduating cohort took at least 1 AP Exam
    • College Credit: 25% or more of the graduating cohort scored a 3 or higher on at least 1 AP Exam, Marshall Fundamental matched this. As 100% of the Class of 2023 Exam Takers scored 3 or higher on at least 1 AP Exam taken.
    • College Optimization: 2% or more of the graduating cohort took 5 or more AP exams during high school. At least one of those exams was taken in 9th or 10th grades so that students are spreading their AP experience across grades rather than disproportionate pressure in any single year.
    • 100% of the Class of 2023 Exam Takers took at least 1 AP Exam in 9th or 10th grade & 90% of the Exam Takers took 5 or more AP Exams during high school.
    • Marshall earned the AP Access Award for providing, equity & access to all, more specifically, those identified as underrepresented and/or low-income students, which mirrors the overall school demographics.
    Marshall Fundamental's Ethnic Composition is 62.4% Hispanic; 19.3% White; 7.5% African American; 7.1% Asian, .3% American Indian/Alaskan Native 3.2% Two or more races,.2% are not reported from this composition & 74.9% are Socioeconomically disadvantaged & 7.7% are English Learners.
    We currently offer 21 AP Courses, including AP African American Studies & the distinguished AP Capstone Diploma Program.

    Offering more than 30 courses, the College Board’s Advanced Placement program enables students to pursue college-level studies — with the opportunity to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both — while still in high school.

    Check out the College Board's AP pages: https://apstudents.collegeboard.org/