AP biology exam results


Results of AP exam May, 2017 at Los Banos High School (29 students enrolled, 22 took the exam) 
    0  students scored 5: extremely well qualified, similar to college course A
    4  students scored 4: well qualified, similar to college course B
    10 students scored 3: qualified, similar to college course C
    8  students scored 2: possibly qualified, similar to college course D
    0  students scored 1: no recommendation
Average score = 2.82
Those getting 3 or better (sometimes called a passing score) = 64%

Results of AP exam May, 2016 at Los Banos High School (13 students enrolled, 12 took the exam) 

     0 students scored 5:  extremely well qualified, similar to college course A
     0 students scored 4:  well qualified, similar to college course B
     4 students scored 3: qualified, similar to college course C
     7 students scored 2: possibly qualified, similar to college course D
     1 students scored 1:  no recommendation
Average score = 2.25
Those getting 3 or better (sometimes called a passing score) =  33%


Results of AP exam May, 2015 at Los Banos High School (30 students enrolled, 28 took the exam) 

     1 student scored 5:  extremely well qualified, similar to college course A
     3 students scored 4:  well qualified, similar to college course B
     13 students scored 3: qualified, similar to college course C
     11 students scored 2: possibly qualified, similar to college course D
     0 students scored 1:  no recommendation
Average score = 2.79
Those getting 3 or better (sometimes called a passing score) =  61
%

Results of AP exam May, 2014 at Los Banos High School (11 students enrolled, all took the exam) 

    1 student scored 5:  extremely well qualified
    3 students scored 4:  well qualified
    4 students scored 3: qualified
    3 students scored 2: possibly qualified
    0 students scored 1:  no recommendation
Average score = 3.18
Those getting 3 or better = 73%


Results of AP exam May, 2013 at Los Banos High School (23 students enrolled, 20 known scores)
    0 students scored 5: extremely well qualified
    2 students scored 4:  well qualified
    9 students scored 3: qualified
    8 students scored 2: possibly qualified
    1 students scored 1:  no recommendation
Average score = 2.60
Those getting 3 or better  = 55%

NOTE from Mr. H :  this year the course was redesigned by the college board, the exam was in a new format, and the method for calculating score cutoffs was also new.  So it's difficult to compare scores to previous years.  Nationally, far fewer students this year received a 5 or a 1. 

Results of AP exam May, 2012 at Los Banos High School
(19 students enrolled, 17 took the exam)
    0 students scored 5: extremely well qualified
    3 students scored 4:  well qualified
    5 students scored 3: qualified
    7 students scored 2: possibly qualified
    2 students scored 1:  no recommendation
Average score = 2.53
Those getting 3 or better  = 47%

Results of AP exam May, 2011 at Los Banos High School
(21 students enrolled, 17 took the exam)
    2 students scored 5: extremely well qualified
    1 student scored 4:  well qualified
    4 students scored 3: qualified
    2 students scored 2: possibly qualified
    8 students scored 1:  no recommendation
Average score = 2.24 
Those getting 3 or better  = 41%

Results of AP exam May, 2010 (28 students enrolled, 24 known scores)

    2 students scored 5: extremely well qualified
    6 students scored 4:  well qualified
    3 students scored 3: qualified
    5 students scored 2: possibly qualified
    8 students scored 1:  no recommendation
Average score = 2.54
Those getting 3 or better (sometimes called a passing score) = 46%

Results of AP exam May, 2009 (15 students enrolled, 13 took the exam)
    0 student scored 5: extremely well qualified
    1 students scored 4:  well qualified
    3  students scored 3: qualified
    6 students scored 2: possibly qualified
    3 students scored 1:  no recommendation
Average score = 2.15
Those getting 3 or better  = 31%

Results of AP exam May, 2008
(19 students enrolled, 21 took the exam)
    1 student scored 5: extremely well qualified
    3 students scored 4:  well qualified
    3 students scored 3: qualified
    3 students scored 2: possibly qualified
    11 students scored 1:  no recommendation
Average score = 2.05
Those getting 3 or better  =  33%
NOTE from Mr. H :  The score cutoffs for 2008 were significantly changed.  Nationally, fewer students received a 5, 4, 3 or 2, and the number
of "1" results increased from 15.9% last year to 34.6% this year!  So it was harder to get a good score than in previous years. 

Results of AP exam May, 2007
(21 students enrolled, 17 took the exam)
    1 student scored 5: extremely well qualified
    1 student scored 4:  well qualified
    6 students scored 3: qualified
    6 students scored 2: possibly qualified
    3  students scored 1:  no recommendation
Average score = 2.47
Those getting 3 or better  =  47 %

Results of AP exam May, 2006 (26 students enrolled, 24 took the exam)
    6 students scored 5: extremely well qualified
    3 students scored 4:  well qualified
    4 students scored 3: qualified
    9 students scored 2: possibly qualified
    2 students scored 1:  no recommendation
Average score = 3.08
Those getting 3 or better  = 54%

Results of AP exam May, 2005 (8 students enrolled, all took the exam)
    0 students scored 5: extremely well qualified
    1 student scored 4:  well qualified
    4 students scored 3: qualified
    3 students scored 2: possibly qualified
    0 students scored 1:  no recommendation
Average score = 2.75
Those getting 3 or better = 63%

Results of AP exam May, 2004
(14 students enrolled, all took the exam)
    1  student scored 5: extremely well qualified
    3 students scored 4:  well qualified
    4 students scored 3: qualified
    6 students scored 2: possibly qualified
    0 students scored 1:  no recommendation
Average score = 2.93
Those getting 3 or better  = 57%

Results of AP exam May, 2003 (
13 students enrolled, all took the exam.  Of the 12 known scores)
    0 students scored 5: extremely well qualified
    2 students scored 4:  well qualified
    3 students scored 3: qualified
    7 students scored 2: possibly qualified
    1 students scored 1:  no recommendation
Average score = 2.67
Those getting 3 or better  = 42%

Results of
AP exam May, 2002 at LBHS (17 students enrolled, all took the exam)
    1 student scored 5: extremely well qualified
    3 students scored 4:  well qualified
    6 students scored 3: qualified
    5 students scored 2: possibly qualified
    2 students scored 1:  no recommendation
Average score = 2.76
Those getting 3 or better = 59%

Combined summary of all years, 2002-2017
    16 students scored 5: extremely well qualified, similar to college course A
    39 students scored 4:  well qualified, similar to college course B
    85 students scored 3: qualified, similar to college course C
    96 students scored 2: possibly qualified, similar to college course D
    42 students scored 1:  no recommendation
Average score = 2.83
Those getting 3 or better (sometimes called a passing score) = 50%
 

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