Bloomfield school district was one of 34 in New Jersey to earn a spot on College Board's third annual AP District Honor Roll, it was announced earlier this week.
The district was one of 539 in the nation to receive the honor roll status by "increasing access to Advanced Placement course work while increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP exams," according to the College Board website.
"Achieving both of these goals is the ideal scenario for a district’s AP program because it indicates that the district is successfully identifying motivated, academically prepared students who are likely to benefit most from rigorous AP course work," the press release read.
It also noted more than 90 percent of colleges and universities in the U.S. offer college credit, advanced placement or both for a score of 3 or higher on an AP exam.
In Essex County, Verona, Caldwell-West Caldwell and Livingston school districts earned the distinction.
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