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Lakeside, Druid Hills High Schools Earn AP Honors

Both high schools were among several DeKalb County public schools honored for accomplishments related to Advanced Placement exams.

Lakeside, Druid Hills High Schools Earn AP Honors

Lakeside and Druid Hills high schools won several Advanced Placement honors last week, according to the Georgia Department of Education.

Lakeside took an AP Merit, AP STEM and AP STEM Achievement honors while Druid Hills took AP Access and Support, AP STEM and AP STEM Achievement honors as well.

Here's a full list of DeKalb County schools that took honors, including an explanation of the honors, from the state department:

AP Merit: Schools with at least 20% of the student population taking AP exams and at least 50% of all AP exams earning scores of three (3) or higher
  • Chamblee
  • Dunwoody
  • Lakeside
AP Access and Support: Schools with at least 30% of their AP exams taken by students who identified themselves as African- American and/or Hispanic and 30% of all AP exams earning scores of 3 or higher
  • Chamblee
  • Cross Keys
  • DeKalb School of the Arts
  • Druid Hills
  • Southwest DeKalb
  • Stone Mountain
 AP Challenge: Schools of 900 or fewer students with students testing in four of the core areas (English, math, science, and social studies)
  • DeKalb School of the Arts
  • Elizabeth Andrews
AP STEM: Schools with students testing in at least two (2) AP math courses and two (2) AP science courses (AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Statistics, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics B, AP Physics C, AP Computer Science) 
  • Arabia Mountain
  • Cedar Grove
  • Chamblee
  • Columbia
  • Druid Hills
  • Dunwoody
  • Lakeside
  • Stephenson
  • Tucker High
AP STEM Achievement: Schools with students testing in at least 2 AP math courses and 2 AP science courses and at least 40% of the exam scores on AP math and AP science exams earning scores of three (3) or higher
  • Chamblee
  • Druid Hills
  • Lakeside

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