AP Language

The Language Department offers AP courses in four languages:

  • French
  • Latin
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

Department Totals

The Language Department has not set goals for the overall program. It is worth noting the consistently high rate of 4 or 5 and that approximately 20% of SI students pass an AP Language exam.

French Language

The French program has three goals for the AP exam:

  • 80% annual pass rate
  • Minimum 45% rate of 4 or 5; goal is 60% rate of 4 or 5
  • No One

Mandarin  

 

Latin

The Latin program has three goals for the AP exam:

  • 70% annual pass rate
  • 50% rate of 4 or 5
  • No One

 

Spanish Language

Spanish is the largest of the Language programs. Three goals for the AP exam had been set:

  • 90% annual pass rate
  • 80% rate of 4 or 5
  • No Ones

2007 brought some major changes in the Exam that led to resetting the goals for this year to:

  • 75% annual pass rate
  • 60% rate of 4 or 5
  • No Ones